Our Mission: To be of service to individuals and families that have experienced a severe crisis, challenge or conflict through a major life disruption; to spread the message of hope, growth and resiliency through experiential and educational animal-assisted programs; to encourage the collaboration of various entities to provide “Protected Spaces” for families and individuals to heal.

JAYC Foundation Archive

Dr. Oz Interviews A Survivor

Tune in to hear the story of one of the families helped by the JAYC Foundation. The clinical team of the Foundation has spent the last three years traveling to Kansas City. MO to help this family navigate their journey towards recovery. The segment airs on Tuesday... read more

Jaycee to deliver keynote address at PATH, Intl.

This coming weekend, November 8-10, PATH Intl. will hold its Annual Conference in Denver, CO. The keynote speaker at their Awards luncheon will be Jaycee Dugard, sponsored by Official PATH Intl. 50th Anniversary Sponsors Colorado State University and The Temple... read more

Fund Raiser Success!

🌙 Our first annual fundraiser “An Evening Under the Harvest Moon” was a huge success! On behalf of The JAYC Foundation board of directors and team I want to say Thank You to all who came out to support The JAYC Foundation on September 28. Also... read more

First Annual Fundraiser

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH KUNDE WINERY, KENWOOD 6:00 – 10:00PM AN EVENING FILLED WITH A FAMILY STYLE DINNER BY PREFERRED SONOMA CATERERS, SILENT AND LIVE AUCTION AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER JAYCEE DUGARD FOLLOWED BY MUSIC AND DANCING BROUGHT TO YOU BY A BELOVED SONOMA... read more

There Can Be Justice

For two years The Foundation has been involved in providing services to a family in Kansas City, MO. This is a case close to our hearts due to the similarities with our own lengthy experience of abduction. Several trips to KC, the assistance of the KC Mounted Patrol... read more

Fund Raising Luncheon in Alabama

Words cannot express the gratitude we feel towards our friends and colleagues in Alabama from the Red Barn Foundation. On Friday March 8th, The Club, Inc. was the setting for a wonderful fundraising luncheon that benefited the The JAYC Foundation and The Red Barn.... read more

“Feathers, Fatigue and Compassion” Presented In Alabama

The JAYC Team was happy to return to the Red Barn in Leeds, Alabama to present a one day workshop on compassion fatigue. The event was created to give those that care for others a day of fun and relaxing. Attendees included social workers and counselors who were able... read more

Event in North Carolina

On March 3rd and 4th The JAYC Foundation in collaboration with The Red Barn presented the Pony Express curriculum for two very full days at the Red Oak Adolescent Recovery program in North Carolina. The training was focused on introducing the philosophy and spirit of... read more