College & Career Exploration and Readiness: Provides support for youth to decrease their incidence of poverty through educational completion and advancement, employment history and financial literacy.

  • Education and employment readiness, job placement and retention, and coaching.
  • Employer Development: and career exploration activities.
  • Assistance applying for and managing financial assistance for college.
  • Access to on-site and off-site tutoring services for secondary and post-secondary coursework.
  • Access to computers, printers and phones to gain technology skills and achieve life goals.
  • Curriculum aimed at educating youth about credit, banking, and savings.

Housing and Independent Living Skills: Provides individualized coaching for youth to create a life-plan, develop a network of supportive adults, gain life skills and attain housing placements upon emancipation.

  • Individualized coaching to support youth in identifying and attaining life goals and developing a supportive network of adults.
  • Application and interview assistance for emergency, transitional and long-term housing.
  • Workshops, events and experiential activities designed to help youth develop life skills such as navigating public transportation, landlord relations, paying bills, etc.
  • Services that address basic needs.

Health & Wellness: Promotes the overall wellness of youth by increasing their exposure to and access of a comprehensive array of health-related resources and services.

  • Cooking classes focusing on healthy eating.
  • Events and activities promoting healthy living strategies.
  • Partnerships with local providers for on-site services and referrals to community- based counseling and psychiatric services.
  • Youth-led support groups addressing a variety of wellness-related issues.
  •  On-site support applying for and maintaining Cal-Fresh (Food Stamps) and County Medical Services Program (Medi-Cal).
  • Experts coach youth to apply for and utilize medical and dental benefits and services both on-site and in the community.

Youth Leadership & Advocacy: Opportunities for youth to participate in a wide variety of projects and pro- grams that promote civic engagement, leadership development and volunteerism.

  • Paid positions with extensive training and coaching for youth to provide leadership and peer-based support for youth at the VOICES Centers.
  • Leadership development program with Cohorts of youth who assist in designing, developing and evaluating VOICES programming.
  • VOICES Youth participate in a statewide advocacy organization focused on improving legislation guiding child welfare services in California.
  • VOICES coordinates opportunities for youth to “give back” to the community by volunteering at the Center and in the community.




780 Lincoln Avenue
Napa, CA 94558 [Map]
Phone: (707) 251-9432
Fax: (707) 251-9509


Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm  Friday: 10:00am – 3:00pm



714 Mendocino Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95401 [Map]
Phone: (707) 579-4327
Fax: (707) 579-4323


Monday - Closed (appointment only)
Tuesday - 12:00 - 6:00pm
Wednesday - 12:00 - 6:00pm
Thursday - 12:00 - 6:00pm
Friday - 12:00 - 4:30pm