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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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Check out the latest SAY Events or sign up for a tour at the Coffee House Teen Shelter, Tamayo Village, or SAY Dream Center.



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.


  • 12 Jan Important Changes at SAY

    First, know that you are very important to us at SAY and the youth we serve. Thank you. In this email we have two big announcements. We are excited to announce that our Chief Operations Officer, Katrina Thurman, will be stepping into a new role as CEO for SAY beginning......

  • 23 Dec Our Volunteers make the Holidays Bright for our Youth!

    The Christmas holidays are a special time for us at SAY. It’s a great time to celebrate, and to help our youth build some new traditions, especially when it can also be a time that a lot of people feel lonely. Our volunteers and donors are our favorite Christmas elves!......

  • 23 Dec SAY Opens Emergency Winter Shelter for Homeless Youth

    During these winter months, when it is extremely cold at night, the safety of our homeless community is a major concern for us at SAY. To help keep our youth safe, from December through March 2017 we are opening an overnight shelter program in downtown Santa Rosa to give emergency......


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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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