Mission statement: The Stephan Center is a service organization dedicated to those journeying through life transitions. We are committed to providing educational programs, information, and resources to professionals and lay persons as they offer support and understanding to those seeking peace and acceptance in their lives.

We all experience a variety of life losses which include separation from important people, places, items or events unique in our life. Our website is designed to help you with loss.


A message from the Director:

Welcome to our new and improved website.  You may now access the website from all devices. We want to draw your attention to some new features and events: Fathers page, Page in Spanish, additional resources, articles by topic and many more features! We trust that you will find the information and resources which will support your needs and those of the persons you serve.

If you need help right now dial 2-1-1 from any cell or land-line phone for immediate Health and Human Service assistance in the county in which you call. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with ‘live’ Resource Specialists to assist you.

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Second Annual Live Theater Event A Hit!!

For the 2nd year The Stephan Center partnered with CAT youth theater program to host a night at the theater for Foster and at risk youth. Over 250 youth and Resource parents enjoyed Junie B Jones, the Musical based on the popular youth book series.
All youth received an age appropriate book to support pleasure reading and academic success. National Charity League Mother/Daughter volunteers served as hostesses for the event. 

The Stephan Center wishes to thank the sponsors of the event: for making the event possible

First 5 Riverside
Corona Firefighters Association
Corona Police Officers Association
Mr and Mrs D Bozzelli
Mrs Lolita Eakle
Ms Judy Flynn
Mrs Winifred Farquhar
Mrs Irene Grover
Mr Charles Stephan
Mr and Mrs Charles Stephan Jr
Mrs Emily Woffard


2019 Spring Classes – Riverside County, California 

Online Classes are here!!

The Stephan Center has partnered with Foster Training to offer classes online.
* Meet your continuing education requirements from the comfort of your home
* Download your certificate
* One low annual fee
* Enjoy The Stephan Center’s uniquely designed courses and many others

To register go to: www.Foster-Training.com  TODAY!

Use promo code: 'STEPHAN' for $1.00 discount

Fathers Speaking Out Videos

Fathers Speaking Out is a six (6) video series created with men who are fathering. Three (3) videos are offered in Spanish and three (3) are offered in English. Each session provides both a facilitated video and group discussion around a topic impacting men and the children in their lives. Each session is 90 minutes in lengthen and includes guided discussion questions. Videos are designed to be facilitated by any professional trained in group interactive programs.  Click Here For More Info

View Online at foster-training.com or purchase directly through us.

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