Description:Rape Crisis Center: Helps to minimize the traumatic aftermath of sexual assault by providing a 24-hour crisis hotline, immediate crisis counseling and assistance, information and referrals, and accompaniment services to medical, police and court facilities. Offers school children age-appropriate sexual assault awareness and prevention programs. Has a center on the campus of Stanford University. Counseling Services: The Counseling Services Department provides a combination of strategies to provide therapeutic support to families and invdividuals of all ages. This program is available to all in Santa Clara County. Emphasizes outreach to low-income, very low-income families, and the working poor. Short- and long-term counseling are offered at the YWCA's downtown San Jose Clinic, 10 middle schools and high schools througout the San Jose area, and in private homes with at-risk families through our Intensive Home Visiting Services. Childcare: Maintains eight childcare centers located in low to moderate-income areas. These centers provide quality subsidized and affordable childcare to more than 400 children each year. Parenting: Offers an array of parent education courses throughout Santa Clara County. The goal of this program is to prevent child abuse, neglect, and family violence by teaching parents how to create a healthy, nurturing family environment. Offers the full curriculum in Spanish and offers classes to monolingual Spanish-speaking families. Services are also provided in Vietnamese and Tagalog. New Options: A bilingual (English/Spanish), school-based after-school program. The goal of New Options is to empower youth by building developmental assets, promoting healthy lifestyles, and creating a sense of hope and positive options for young people.
Public Transit:VTA and Light Rail stop within 1 block.
375 South 3rd Street, San Jose, CA 95112 37.3314916 -121.8844066 Human Services
Fees:Vary according to program and income. Cash, checks, credit cards, money orders accepted.
Audience:Parents, relatives and teachers of children birth-age 18, separated or divorced families, and court/social services referred parents
Eligibility:Vary according to service
How to Apply:Walk in or apply by phone, fax, email or mail. Registration required for most classes, workshops and support groups. Some drop-ins welcome in Community Education and Child Care.
Service Wait Estimate:Varies.
- Santa Clara County