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Whether you’d like to learn more about the programs and services of NCEFT, volunteer, donate, visit, or just stay connected with us, we’d love to hear from you.

National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy – NCEFT
880 Runnymede Road
Woodside, CA 94062

Phone: (650) 851-2271
Fax: (650) 851-3480

501(c)(3) tax ID# 94-2378104

Business Hours: Monday-Friday, 9a-5p. Generally we treat patients 10a-5p. We are not open on weekends and most major holidays.


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Administration & Patient Services:

For information about patient services (including billing and insurance inquiries), accounts payable or receivable, or to schedule a visit, contact our Administrative Manager, Bonnie Stengold, at

Development/Donation & Marketing Inquiries:

For information about supporting NCEFT (including donations, events, foundation grants, planned giving, etc.) and marketing (traditional and social media) contact our Development Director, Cherie Hammer, at

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Volunteering Inquiries

Interested in volunteering? Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Alison Haazer, at

Horse & Barn Information

For inquires about our equine therapists or if you are interested in donating a horse to the program, please contact our Barn Manager, Marty Raynor at

Facility Use and Other General Inquires

For facility use and other general inquires, please contact our Executive Director, Gari Merendino at

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