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

Jaycee’s New Book – Freedom: My Book of Firsts

Jaycee’s new book, Freedom: My Book of Firsts, will be available 7/12/16. We have a very limited supply of autographed copies available at our store. Also, to celebrate the launch of the new book, all apparel orders over $20 will get 20% off, using code 2020 at... read more

Jaycee is Keynote Speaker in Arizona

Florence Crittenton of Arizona is a non-profit 501C(3) organization that has served Arizona’s girls and their families for well more than a century. Today they offer a comprehensive continuum of care designed to help at-risk girls from 10 to 21 overcome issues... read more

More Training in Missouri

In April 2016, the JAYC Team again partnered with the Kansas City Police Department Mounted Patrol in Kansas City to conduct two Law Enforcement Officer Workshops. The attendees of these workshops were cadets enrolled in the Law Enforcement Academy at Missouri Western... read more

The JAYC Foundation Celebrates 2015 Accomplishments

As you can read in previous posts, The JAYC Foundation had a great year in 2015. Jaycee Dugard has started her own public speaking on various topics, including appearances at Harvard University Medical, Yale University, and Missouri Western State University. She also... read more

New Foundation Program in Florida

The JAYC Foundation is excited to announce our collaboration with “Stable Paths” in Miami, Florida. Through this connection the Foundation will be able to reach more families! The JAYC Foundation has always believed in and utilized the Transitioning... read more

Jaycee Speaks at Harvard Medical School

On March 18, 2015, Harvard Medical School held their Psychiatric Grand Rounds for the academic year. A key presentation was Stockholm Syndrome : A Survivor-Based Critique and Call for a New Framework, presented by Abigail M. Judge, Ph.D, Jaycee Dugard, and Rebecca... read more