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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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Upcoming Events

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

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Housing

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

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Counseling

Our counseling programs help youth and families solve problems together.

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Jobs

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

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    26 Jul 23 Things Our Youth Have Done at the Sunflower Community Garden this Summer

    This update comes from Sorrel Allen, our Sunflower Garden Youth Supervisor: It’s been a sunny, hot, and beautiful summer in the Sunflower Community Garden. Our first tomatoes are ripe on the vine at last! The pollinators are plentiful. Our heat loving crops such as corn and peppers are growing boldly;......

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    20 Jul Santa Rosa’s Homeless State of Emergency

    Last night, the Santa Rosa City Council voted unanimously to draft a Homeless State of Emergency, with Vice Mayor Tom Schwedhelm suggesting that the emergency will only truly end when Santa Rosa’s homeless numbers reach functional zero and all people have access to shelter and housing within a short time......

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    14 Jul Why High School Teachers are Learning about Fire Codes with SAY

    The SAY College and Career Readiness team in partnership with the Sonoma County Office of Education just completed coordination of a valuable externship program with three teams of teachers from area schools. Teacher externships offer a unique professional development opportunity connecting the classroom to the workplace.  They provide an experience......

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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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