Women's Center Youth & Family Services DBA PREVAIL

Women's Center Youth & Family Services DBA PREVAIL

Pioneering Restoration and Elevating Voices of Advocacy, Idealism and Leadership
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Prevail volunteer and youth enjoying playtime during our Opportunity House youth shelter grand re-opening

PREVAIL, formerly Women’s Center-Youth & Family Services, is the primary provider of free, confidential shelters and services specifically designed to meet the needs of young people experiencing homelessness and individuals, families, and children experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex trafficking in San Joaquin County.

Crisis Support:
• Safety Planning
• Restraining Orders
• Hospital & Court Advocacy & Accompaniment
• Youth Drop-In Center
• Substance Prevention/Intervention
• 24 Hour Sexual Assault Response Team
• 24 Hour Crisis Line
• Crisis Intervention
• Confidential PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) Services

Supportive Services:
• Peer Counseling & Mentoring
• Group Support & Education
• Case Management
• Clinical Therapy
• Safety Net
• TAY Mentoring (Transitional Ages Youth 16-25 years old)
• Community Outreach: Food Box Distribution

Emergency Shelters for individuals and their children who are fleeing situations of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and/or Sexual Exploitation/Trafficking.
• Two 24 Hour Emergency Shelters (Stockton & Tracy)
• 30-day emergency shelter stay
• Safety Planning, Peer Counseling & Support Groups available onsite
• Case Management provided onsite
• Assist with food, clothing and hygiene products
• Transportation Assistance and Limited Relocation Assistance
• “The Greenhouse” - Children’s Learning/Playroom

Opportunity House: A transitional living program (TLP) for runaway/homeless youth from 16 to 25 years old.
• The Opportunity House maximum length of stay is 21 months or when the youth turns 22 years of age.
• Emergency Shelter for youth ages 22 to 25.
• In addition to Shelter and Food, Opportunity House services include Case Management, Substance Abuse, and Clinical Counseling. Life Skills and Parenting Classes, Educational Support and Employment Preparation Assistance.
• Program goal is for youth to become independent and self-sufficient.

Safe House: Safe House is a Community Care Licensed shelter for youth ages 12 to 17 that are running away or experiencing homelessness. Safe House is the only emergency youth shelter in San Joaquin County.
• Safe House is licensed to shelter a maximum of ten youth, including infant/toddlers of youth clients, for a maximum length of 21 days.
• Services also include Crisis Assessment and Case Management, Individual and Family Counseling, Substance Abuse and Clinical Counseling, and Educational Support.
• Program goal is family reunification.

Youth Services PREVAIL Provides a variety of programs and supportive services to runaway youth or young people at risk of or experiencing homelessness to heal, grown, and thrive. Services include:
• Food & Clothing
• Shower & Laundry Facility
• Emergency Shelter & Transitional Living Program
• Individual & Family Therapy
• Substance Prevention/Intervention Counseling
• Education Support
• Employment Readiness
• Life Skills Training
• Support Groups
• Mentoring & Referral Services
• Recreational Opportunities
• Youth Action Board
• Street Outreach (connecting with youth and families struggling with housing instability or homelessness. Provides food, hygiene, resources and referrals.


We Shall Prevail

Pioneering Restoration and Elevating Voices of Advocacy, Idealism and Leadership
Our mission is to provide safety, compassion, and respect as we educate, empower, and advocate for individuals, families, and young people.
Formerly Women’s Center Youth & Family Services; rebranding to PREVAIL
Photo slide show:
Staff in front of McDonald's celebrating the Safe Place collaboration.
Volunteers at our food drive.
Staff and community members at a community outreach event.
Staff participating in the Walk for Life.
Youth Services staff participating in an outreach event at a local high school.
CEO Krista Fiser with Suzanne Schultz from the Family Justice Center.
Director of Community Engagement, Elizabeth Sanchez receiving a donation from the Knights of Columbus.
Community members partnering in the Teal Sand Project.
Staff and partners participating in the Hispanic Heritage Celebration.
San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools, Troy Brown, Elizabeth Sanchez and PREVAIL Board Member Carli Schrader.
Flavio Ateaga, PREVAIL supporter.
Staff and volunteers supporting our PRIDE event.
Youth Action Board staff at a community outreach event.
Staff at a University of the Pacific event.
Staff celebrating the Opportunity House youth shelter grand re-opening.
Direct Services staff at a community outreach event.
Staff celebrating partnership with Dutch Bros Buck 4 Kids fundraiser.
Community members and CEO Krista Fiser, participating in Domestic Violence Awareness Month with our red silhouettes.
Youth Services staff Nykiah Cornish and YS Director Amy Powers, celebrating Light up the Night for Homeless Youth Awareness Month.
Staff participating in Homeless Youth Awareness Month.
Staff at the rebranding event to celebrate the announcement of PREVAIL.

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