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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.


  • 14 Mar Meet the Coursey Family

    SAY Soirée is officially 30 days away! This year, SAY’s annual spring fundraiser will take place in downtown Santa Rosa, within the newly reunified Courthouse Square. During this sophisticated, black-tie event guests will hear the stories of our youth and the power of SAY’s housing, counseling and career services. These services would......

  • 02 Mar SAY Leads Sonoma County’s Point in Time Homeless Youth Count

    On Friday, February 23 Sonoma County conducted its annual Point in Time Homeless Count for both adult and youth populations currently experiencing homelessness in our community. The adult count took place during the early morning (6am-10am) and the youth count occurred in the late afternoon (3pm-7pm). Every two years, communities......

  • 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......


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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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