"Paths no Longer Traveled" is a short film created by Women's Center-YFS staff member Candy Kebe. The video depicts the reality domestic violence victims face in San Joaquin county.
"The Silent Witnesses"
Life-sized red silhouettes represent women and children killed in acts of domestic violence in San Joaquin County. Women’s Center-Youth & Family Services' Silent Witness Exhibit is part of the Silent Witness National Initiative, a non-profit grassroots organization started in 1990. The Silent Witness Exhibit provides a powerful visual testimonial to the sad reality of domestic violence and seeks to educate and motivate public support.
Tracy Office Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
TRACY – On Thursday, July 18, 2013, Women’s Center - Youth & Family Services, the Tracy Police Department and the Tracy Chamber of Commerce will host an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony at the Women’s Center-YFS’ new Tracy office in the Tracy Police Department Annex.
Local dignitaries and friends of Women’s Center-YFS will gather to celebrate this partnership. Women’s Center-YFS’ Tracy office has moved from its previous location at Healthy Connections Family Resource Center on 35 E. 10th Street to a shared space at Tracy Police Department Annex at 400 E. 10th Street.
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Two thriving nonprofits become even stronger as one
STOCKTON – Family and Youth Services (FAYS) and the Women’s Center of San Joaquin County have merged to become a new organization, Women’s Center – Youth & Family Services. The merger is the first of its kind in San Joaquin County in more than a decade.
The new agency will draw on almost 80 years of combined experience providing services and shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and homeless and runaway youth. Women’s Center-YFS will have a combined budget of $3.1 million, and a staff of more than 75 providing services at 8 program sites.
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