SafeHouse has provided core essential services to runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth in Riverside County for thirty years and in the desert since 2008. Our caring and qualified staff, are available to provide assistance to youth and their families along with our community. Please feel free to contact us at any time with questions or concerns.

Kathy McAdara, Executive Director 760-343-3211 x. 33

Questions regarding a youth in crisis or our shelter services, please contact:
Shawn Johnson, Shelter Director
760-343-3211 x. 30,

Questions regarding possible job opportunities, including internships, please contact:
Pam Johnsen, Human Resources
951-351-4418 x 117,

Questions regarding our Human Trafficking Program or Community Presentations/Training, please contact:
Norma Vazquez, Anti-Human Trafficking Director
760-343-3211 x. 39,

Questions regarding volunteer opportunities, please contact:
 Jasmine Garcia Lopez, Volunteer Coordinator
760-343-3211 x. 24,

Questions or information regarding SafeHouse in the community, please contact:
Calista Vassios, Development Officer

Birgit Phillips, Safe Place & Community Coordinator
760-343-3211 x. 36,

For General Information regarding SafeHouse of the Desert or its programs, please email