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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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Every1 knows Some1

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Raise awareness about domestic violence and join in our efforts to end violence. Both MEN and WOMEN can be victims of domestic violence.

Join us for our annual Day of Remembrance

Thursday, October 21st, 2021
9:00 am– 4:30 pm
Women’s Center-Youth & Family Services
620 N. San Joaquin Street, Stockton, CA 95202

Women's Center-Youth & Family Services (WCYFS) will hold an open viewing of our traditional silhouettes to honor and remember those who have lost their lives as a result of domestic violence. WCYFS welcomes family and friends of victims and community members.

Please share WCYFS Day of Remembrance with family, friends and co-workers.

Thursday, October 21st is also Purple Thursday

Wear purple – the official color of domestic violence awareness and prevention – on October 21st to show your support for victims of domestic violence. Help get conversations started about domestic violence, with the goal of ending violence and building healthy relationships.

Snap. Tag. Hashtag.

Share a selfie of your purple look on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Tag us and use the hashtags #WCYFS #PurpleThursday #DVAM2021 #Every1knowsSome1

Here are other ways you can help:

DONATE: Support WCYFS’ services and shelters to keep victims and their children safe.

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CONNECT: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for daily news, tips and resources. To help raise awareness share our posts and use the hashtags #WCYFS #DVAM2021 #DayofRemembrance #Every1knowsSome1.

SPREAD THE WORD: Invite us to speak at your business or organization about our programs and services. Those interested please fill out the Presentation Request.

Need Help? Talk to someone at our 24-Hour Domestic Violence Helpline at (209) 465-4878

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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 

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  • 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.