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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.


Career & Life Readiness

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


  • 31 Jan SAY plays vital role in the fight against human trafficking in Sonoma County

    Did you know that January is designated as National Human Trafficking Awareness Month? The annual event has been recognized since January 2010 in an effort to bring attention to the epidemic of human trafficking in this country. Human trafficking, also known as trafficking in persons or modern-day slavery, is a......

  • 26 Jan After the Fires, SAY Youth to Help Restore Sonoma County Regional Parks

    When Matthew Reid stood on the rooftop of his downtown Santa Rosa home on October 8th, he could see the flames engulfing the outer rings of his beloved community, including the regional parks where he spends his days as the Operations and Maintenance Coordinator, and Project Host Supervisor for SAY......

  • 19 Dec Meet Sharon: SAY Youth Advocate & Fire Survivor

    Like so many people in our community, when Sharon Zimmerman went to bed on October 8th she could have never imagined the horrific wildfires she would awake to in the middle of the night. Earlier this month, Sharon spent a morning with SAY to share her story of survival during......


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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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