Administrative Office: 9719 Lincoln Village Drive in Suite #502
Please fill in office hours, if appropriate
(916) 363-0063
(800) 339-7177 24 hour hotline
Executive Director
Michael R. Martin

For more than 37 years, Diogenes Youth Services has cared for these runaway, homeless and at-risk youth. Their agency started in 1969 as a counseling and crisis intervention center and has grown to become one of the only local non-profit agencies offering free comprehensive services focused primarily on 12 to 17 year-olds.

Diogenes is committed to improving both individual lives and the community we live in. Their philosophy is not to "rescue" troubled teens, but actively involve them in the process of solving their problems and conflicts, so that they will become responsible, contributing members of society. They have been recognized over the years by many organizations, including the County Board of Supervisors, for their effectiveness.

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