Dr. Coffee Teen Shelter

SAY Mobile Health Clinic Partnership Takes Off

[gallery type="rectangular" ids="1077,1090,1089,1088,1087,1086,1085,1084,1083,1082,1080,1079,1078"] Trust is as easy to destroy as it is difficult to gain. The staff of SAY's Coffee House Teen Shelter would be quick to tell you that it is often the first thing a young person loses when faced with homelessness. For many youth forced by circumstance to...

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The Dream Walk

Hosted by La Tortilla Factory Over 1,128 kids will sleep on the streets of Sonoma County tonight. With programs like our Coffee House Teen Shelter and ...

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Cooking at the Coffee House

[gallery type="rectangular" link="file" ids="781,782,783,784,785,786,787,788,789,790,791,792,793,794" orderby="rand"] This month, our Dr. Coffee Teen Shelter hosted a cooking demonstration with Dr. Wendy Kohatsu, Mariah Hansen, PsyD and 5 wonderful resident doctors from Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa and Vista Family Health Center. These amazing doctors put on a healthy cooking demonstration for staff,...

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Youth Homelessness Rises in Sonoma County

Youth homelessness has risen by over 61% in the last 2 years. While family homelessness has decreased (read more in the Press Democrat here) young adults are having a harder and harder time finding affordable housing and jobs. Overall, 1 in 4 homeless people in Sonoma County is under 25...

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The 2013 Homeless Youth Count

701. You may have heard us talking about the 701 homeless youth who are on the streets in Sonoma County before. Have you ever wondered how we get to that number? Or wondered where those youth are? At SAY it's vital to know how many youth are living out on...

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Kiera’s Socks

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] From the desk of Susie McGavin, SAY's Director of Operations: This all started out with me taking an opportunity to use the coins in Kiera's piggy bank to teach her about coins, practice sorting, and sneak in a little math. We emptied her piggy bank and when we...

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Agilent Technologies Cares for Kids

Staff from Agilent Technologies participated in the United Way Day of Caring on September 12, at three SAY program sites: the Sunflower Community Garden, Tamayo Village, and the Coffee House Teen Shelter. These amazing volunteers tackled some ambitious projects: they brightened our hallways with new paint at Tamayo Village, gave new...

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Have you seen our buses?

We have a new toll-free crisis number for our teen shelter, and we're promoting it our all month with ads on Sonoma County Transit buses. If you, or someone you know needs help, please save our new crisis number: (888) 729-0012. You can call us anytime, our shelter staff are available...

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Family Therapy at our teen shelter saves parents and teens

[caption id="attachment_346" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Nick Mallonee is a Counselor at SAY's Dr. Coffee Teen Shelter"][/caption] As a counselor at the Dr. James E Coffee House Teen Shelter, I liaise with the Sonoma County Probation Department, and receive referrals from them for kids who are in need family therapy...

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