Social Advocates for Youth

3440 Airway Dr., Ste. E

Santa Rosa 95403


www.saysc.orgMission Statement

Social Advocates for Youth provides support, opportunities and hope to children, youth and families. We are dedicated to creating and supporting a caring community where all children, youth and families grow, thrive and succeed.2012 Goals

Reduce youth homelessness. Last year we sheltered over 100 kids.

Reduce public assistance costs. Last year we helped 120 youth find jobs.

Reduce mental health costs. Last year SAY's Medi-Cal Counseling Clinic Served 250 families.

Reduce substance abuse costs. When we give a homeless kids they don't turn to meth to stave off hunger pangs. Last year we served 1,500 meals.Fundraising EventsTour our Teen Shelter

Jan. 17 and Feb. 21, 2012

The Dr. James E. Coffee Teen Shelter, 1243 Ripley St., Santa Rosa

More than 701 homeless kids will sleep on the streets of Sonoma County tonight. SAY Helps. We shelter runaway and homeless youth at our 24/7 Dr. James E Coffee House Teen Shelter, and we feed and support homeless youth in our Street Outreach Program. Last year, we sheltered over 100 kids and served 1,500 meals. Join us for a tour at our teen shelter and find out more about how we’re helping to reunite families. Tours run from 12-1pm.Tour the Tamayo Village

Jan. 19 and Feb. 16, 2012

The Mary and Jose Tamayo Village, 1700 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa

Tamayo House is a transitional housing opportunity for former foster youth and homeless young adults ages 18-24. For many, Tamayo Village is their first real home. Join us for a tour of Tamayo Village and find out more about what SAY is doing to help former foster youth. Tours run from 12--1pm.Come Fly With SAY

April 21, 2012

Friedman Event Center, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa

"Come fly with SAY" A Pan Am inspired night of early 60's glamour to save our kids.

Cocktails start at 5:30pm, with dinner, auction and dancing to follow! Contact: Cat Cvengros, Development Director at 544.3299 x218 or cat@saysc.orgCorporate Giving OpportunitiesContributions/Donations

Contributions may be made online at, or by calling Cat at 544-3299 x218Sponsorships

Let us take you on a SAYcation you'll never forget. Be a sponsor of Come Fly With SAY. Call Cat for details.Volunteers

Sign up to volunteer at the BIG Event or call Julie Long to find out about other volunteer opportunities 544-3299 x215Major Donors/SponsorsFriedman’s Home ImprovementExchange BankLa Tortilla FactoryFriendly Feed and SupplySummit State BankClover Stornetta FarmsFor more information

Cat Cvengros, Development Director, 707-544-3299 x218,