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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.


  • 17 Sep Youth Summer Successes at SAY

    This summer was a busy and exciting time for youth in SAY’s work experience programs. Every summer, SAY helps a cohort of young people become workforce ready through professional development workshops that focus on essential job skills, mock interviewing, and helping youth get that vital first job experience on their......

  • 17 May Northwestern Mutual honors youth advocate Sharon Zimmerman with $15,000 grant to Social Advocates for Youth

    Since 2009, Sharon Zimmerman has been an incredible addition to the SAY Family. As a board member, volunteer, and youth advocate, Sharon has become an integral part of SAY’s history. It is our honor to congratulate Sharon on her newest title: 2018 Northwestern Mutual Community Service Award Winner. Sharon, a wealth......

  • 10 May SAY Recognized as Youth Friendly Business

    Social Advocates for Youth is honored to be recognized as a Youth Friendly Business by the Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board (WIB)! Our local Workforce Investment Board (WIB) is a group of key stakeholders appointed by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors to address workforce challenges throughout Sonoma County. The......


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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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