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24-Hour Helplines

Domestic Violence: (209) 465-4878
Sexual Assault: (209) 465-4997
Youth/Human Trafficking: (209) 948-1911

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The following is a list of our current Board of Directors and their affiliations:

La Tosha Walden, MPA

La Tosha Walden, MPA, President

Public Works Assistant Manager, Solid Waste/Recycling Division, City of Stockton

Jesse Pataria

Jesse Pataria, Vice President

Vice President Commercial Account Officer, F&M Bank

Carli Schrader

Carli Schrader, Treasurer

Owner/Operator, Golden State Restaurant Group

Tammy Shaff

Tammy Shaff, Secretary

Community Health Director, Dignity Health/St. Joseph’s Medical Center

David Sant

David Sant, Immediate Past President

San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office

Mary Bava

Mary Bava,

Retired State Legislative Consultant

Dr. Rhonda M. Bryant

Dr. Rhonda M. Bryant,

Associate Vice President/Student Life and Dean of Students, University of the Pacific

Catherine Flanagan, RN

Catherine Flanagan, RN,

Director of Quality Management, Health Plan of San Joaquin

Mark Gantt

Mark Gantt,

Retired, Stockton Police Department and California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation

Karen Rea, MSN, FNP

Karen Rea, MSN, FNP,

CEO, Correctional Improvement & Sustainability Consultant LLC

Jackie Sahargun

Jackie Sahargun,

Vice President, TJAS Consulting Services, Inc.

Lita Wallach

Lita Wallach,

President, Wallach and Associates




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WCYFS cares deeply about the health of its community, supporters, clients and team. Due to rising concerns around the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and recommendations from government agencies, we have made changes to ensure the safety of everyone.

Effective immediately, the following programs, services and events are limited, postponed or cancelled:


In-Person Services are Limited 

  • Our 24-Hour helplines are available for over the phone crisis services.

24-Hour Helplines 
Domestic Violence | (209) 465-4878 
Sexual Assault | (209) 465-4997 
Youth/Human Trafficking | (209) 948-1911 

tty  For TTY callers, please dial 711 for assistance.

  • Client appointments are available by phone.
  • Court accompaniment will be on a case-by-case basis at this time. 
  • We are still available to assist with any urgent temporary restraining order (TRO) needs over the phone during business hours (209) 941-2611.

Locations Open

  • San Joaquin Street Office
  • California Street Office
  • Shelters
  • Youth Drop-In Center

Locations Closed Until Further Notice 

  • Lodi Office

Cancelled until further notice 

  • Support Groups
  • Parenting Courses 

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding and support! Please call us at (209) 941-2611 or check back for any new updates.