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General Agency Information
Name: UnChained
Alternate Name(s): Paws Helping People, Inc.
Address: PO Box: 441
Soquel,  CA  95073
Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-818-8738
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9-5
Description: UnChained is a 501(c)3 non profit organization that partners with local schools and organizations to help reduce violence in our homes, schools and communities by implementing humane education and innovative animal-assisted therapy programs, in an effort to teach children and adults the values of respect, empathy, good citizenship and kindness towards one another.
Mission: UnChained is recognized as a trusted resource for youth and young adult development. Engaging people in dog training fosters more confident, capable and empathetic members of the community, while increasing opportunities for dog adoption.
Programs: Canines Teaching Compassion - Animal-Assisted Therapy/Dog training for youth at-risk and homeless dogs
Facilities: Alternative high schools, Juvenile Hall of Santa Cruz County and youth organizations in Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties
Meetings: Call for more information: 831-818-8738
Volunteer Info: Volunteers are the heart of UnChained’s mission. We rely on volunteers from Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties to assist with our programs, outreach and special projects. Each volunteer brings unique skills and experience to enhance the programs in our community.

Please feel free to call (831) 222-0252 or visit the website to learn more.
Languages other than English: None
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Varies Depending on Location
Public Transportation: Contact for information
Eligibility: Open to All
Fees: None
Areas Served: United States
Funding Source: Donations
Officials/Contact Persons
Contact Persons: Melissa Wolf
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Animal Adoption
Animal Services Volunteer Opportunities
At Risk Youth
Foster Care/Temporary Shelter for Animals
Prevention Programs
Volunteer Opportunities
Youth Development
This agency was last updated on July 31, 2018.