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Call our 24 hour emergency hotline or drop in to the Dr. Coffee Teen Shelter anytime. Contact the Dr. Coffee Teen Shelter or Medi-Cal Counseling Clinic today to get help.

(888) 729-0012

1243 Ripley Street, Santa Rosa

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We offer free shelter to youth 12-17 and affordable housing to young people ages 18-24.



Our counseling programs help youth and families solve problems together.



We help youth find jobs, graduate from school, and change their lives.


  • 02 Mar Willow Project Grows in the Sunflower Garden

    In January youth staff from Social Advocates for Youth’s Sunflower Community Garden, along with Sorrel Allen, our Garden Youth Supervisor, worked with local environmental artist, Sherry Gibson from Wild Woodswoman Creations to install a 8ft x 9 ft. living willow arch for the new entrance to the Sunflower Community Garden. Youth......

  • 27 Feb Cats Can Be Philanthropists Too

    Donors love to come visit us at the SAY Finley Dream Center, and we LOVE hosting them for tours of our campus. Last month, we had our most unusual donor visit yet: Luther Furrbank the philanthropic cat came to visit alongside his human Cat Cvengros. Luther Furrbank teamed up with......

  • 03 Feb SAY’s Elizabeth Goldman is Stepping Up as Our Chief Program Officer

    We are excited to announce that with Chief Operations Officer, Katrina Thurman, stepping into a new role as CEO for SAY beginning on March 1, our very own Elizabeth Goldman, will be taking over for Katrina with a new title of Chief Program Officer for SAY. Elizabeth has worked for SAY for......


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SAY offers monthly tours at our Coffee House Teen Shelter, Tamayo Village, and the SAY Dream Center. Joins us and find out more about our work!

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