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24-Hour Helplines

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


The Women’s Center-Youth & Family Services (WCYFS) has been providing advocacy services to the survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence for many years. Similarly, the agency has been engaged in offering assistance and support to homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth. As our clients attempt to cope with the life situations they encounter, their mental health may begin to suffer.

This is where therapy comes in: our therapists are trained to treat a wide variety of mental-health conditions in adults and children, such as, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, and trauma.

WCYFS has two licensed therapists and two license-eligible therapists on staff. They offer the following services:

For youth ages 8-20 who have full-scope Medi-Cal insurance: individual and family therapy.

For any individual age 8 and above who has been the victim of a crime and has registered an application with the California Victim Assistance Program: individual therapy, provided that the individual’s private insurance has denied treatment.

For youth ages 16-25 who are involved in our Promising Pathways Program: individual and family therapy.

For more details on the services offered and to answer any other questions you may have about therapy please call us at (209) 929-6700. For your assistance and information, we have included on the website a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs).

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapy


You may have other questions that we did not cover here. If so, please call us at (209) 929-6700.


See our Provider Directory


Join our Mind-Body Therapy Group!

Tuesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
8-week course, offered every 8 weeks.

Take a look at the schedule.

Thoughts, feelings, emotions and behaviors all go hand-in-hand. Sometimes our thoughts can feel overwhelming, and our emotions can feel overpowering. By learning to control your thoughts, you can change how you feel and react.

This group therapy course will teach you more awareness about your thinking patterns, your feelings and your behaviors. You’ll have the opportunity to learn coping skills, gain insight to how your body is influenced by your mind, and become the boss of your body. This course is facilitated and designed by a mental health clinician and will utilize mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, and different forms of expressive arts therapy.

For more information about our group contact us at (209) 941-2611.


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
  • DAWN House
  • Safe House
  • Opportunity House

Locations Closed Until Further Notice 

  • WCYFS’ Youth Drop-In Center is closed to the public, but WCYFS will continue to provide food to youth clients in need. Youth clients are able to pick up food at the California Street Office from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
  • Lodi Office
  • Serenity House

Postponed until further notice

  • WCYFS 40th Annual Luncheon
  • Victim Assistance Training (VAT)

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.