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24-Hour Helplines

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


Client Testimonials

June's Testimonial

“Courage…is doing what you must, when doing what you must is the hardest thing of all.”

Three weeks into my 2 month stay at the “Safe House”, otherwise known as “Shelter for Battered Women”, I ran across this quote. And cried. Buckets.

So, how is it that this “established”, “professional” Stockton girl came to the point where she had to leave her home in the middle of the night with her two children forever? (Pause) I don’t know. I’ll have get back to you when I figure that one out.

Read more: June's Testimonial

DAWN House Testimonials

"I recently was a client at the DAWN House. I want to take a moment to let you know how the experience of staying there changed my life. I really can’t event put into words how grateful I am for all the help I got while I was there. The staff there is so special and gifted at what they do. I never ever thought I would have my life back. I cannot say thank you enough. I will never forget how being there changed me.

Read more: DAWN House Testimonials

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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 

  • 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

Postponed until further notice

  • WCYFS Annual Luncheon

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.