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These are resources for children and youth (K-12) in Sonoma County.

Supporters of Young Folks – Support Group

Begins Thursday, October 22, 2020
3 – 4:30 PM

Buckelew Programs has launched a new support group for family members, friends, caregivers, and anyone who supports a young person struggling with mental health, substance abuse, and/or trauma. The group is free and online via Zoom. 

Please contact the Family Service Coordination Team at Buckelew to sign up! 

Michael Ellison, Administrative Assistant
(707) 237-1334
Katie Swan, Team Leader
(707) 583-5284


Social Advocates for Youth (SAY)

2447 Summerfield Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Phone: (707) 544-3299
(Crisis Hotline):  800-544-3299 

SAY Grief Services is offering free virtual mental wellness groups for teens in our community. These groups will be held via Zoom and explore how to cope with challenges in a healthy way. Youth must be age 12+ and need to call 707-595-0688 to sign up or learn more.

SAY Grief Services is offering up to 8 free sessions of individual grief support to youth ages 10-24, who have experienced the death of a person or pet. This service will be offered on a secure telehealth (video) platform for the time being and is available in both English and Spanish. To learn more and sign up, please call 707-595-0688 (English) or 707-800-3537 x242 (Español). 

All young people can access drop-in support for food, housing and shelter information, and hygiene supplies at SAY’s Coffee House Teen Shelter 7 days a week from 9am-9pm. Coffee House Teen Shelter is located at 1243 Ripley St. in downtown Santa Rosa.


714 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Phone: (707) 579-4327

VOICES Sonoma provides young people aging out of foster care with family-like support, acceptance, and accountability as they set their own goals and pursue them across VOICES’ youth-led core programs: Health and Wellness, Career and Education, and ILP-Independent Living Program. VOICES works with youth on trauma-informed goal setting and supports them as they learn to manage their trauma triggers, so the triggers do not result in behaviors that get in the way of their goals.

Petaluma People Services Center 

1500A Petaluma Blvd. South Petaluma, CA. 94952
Phone: (707) 765-8488

PPSC offers a Mentor Me program for young people (K-12) matched with a trained, adult mentor. Through this program, there are opportunities to participate in cultural, creative, physical and educational activities. The CareerPoint program assists young adults (up to 24 years of age) in finding employment or educational path that is right to them. Open to youth in Marin and Sonoma Counties. PPSC also offering individual and family counseling services offered by trained therapists. Sliding scale available. 

Child Parent Institute 

3650 Standish Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Phone: (707) 585-6108 

CPI has bilingual, bicultural clinicians who are trained in a broad pallet of evidence-based therapies appropriate for treating children and trauma. Counseling services are offered at CPI (Santa Rosa) and Rohnert Park Family Resource Center (also adult therapy is offered for parents at Rohnert Park).

  • Early Childhood Mental Health Counseling for children ages 0–5.
  • Mental Health Counseling, Individual and Family, for children ages 0–18.
  • Child Abuse and Trauma (CHAT) for children ages 0–18 (no type of healthcare coverage required, available regardless of immigration status).

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