Resources

San Diego County Resource Guide

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San Diego Resource Directory

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California Department of Social Services (CDSS)

Cal-Fresh (SNAP, EBT)

Center For Men's Excellence

First 5 San Diego

Foster Youth Homeless and Education Services (SDCOE)

Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA)

La Maestra Clinics

Live Well San Diego

Phenomenal Families

Social Advocates for Youth (SAY San Diego)

South Bay Community Services (SBCS)

San Diego Domestic Violence Council (SDDVC)

Veterans Village San Diego (VVSD)

211 San Diego

For clients in need of assistance and help finding community or disaster services, contact by phone, email, or website:

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CDSS

California Department of Social Services: Cal Fresh (SNAP)

CalFresh is for people with low-income who meet federal income eligibility rules and want to add to their budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table.

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The CalFresh Program, federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores.

The CalFresh Program helps to improve the health and well-being of qualified households and individuals by providing them a means to meet their nutritional needs.

http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/entres/forms/English/CF285.pdf

Center For Men's Excellence

  • (858) 216 1686
  • Administrative Office: Water Garden Business Center, 5755 Oberlin Dr. Suite 301 San Diego, CA 92121

First 5: New Parent Toolkit

1-888-534-7785

EMPOWERING PARENTS TO ENSURE THE HEALTH AND POSITIVE DEVELOPMENT OF THEIR CHILDREN

First 5 First Steps is an in-home family support program serving expectant and new parents. Services start prenatally and continue until the child’s third birthday. Program participants include teens, military families, immigrant or refugee families, and low-income families. Home visitors partner with parents to:

  • Nurture the development of healthy relationships between parent and child.
  • Enhance parent knowledge about the growth and development of their child.
  • Support positive parenting practices.
  • Provide community referrals.

Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA)

Public Health Service areas and services:

Black Infant Health (BIH) Program

Border Health Program

CAHAN

California Children Services (CCS)

Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Chronic Disease and Health Equity (CDHE)

Clinic Services

Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP)

CureTB: Binational TB Referral Program

Dental Health Initiative-Share the Care (STC)

Emergency Medical Services

Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR)

Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care (HCPCFC)

HIV, STD and Hepatitis Branch

Immunization Program

Maternal, Child, and Family Health Services (MCFHS)

Medical Marijuana Identification Card (MMIC)

Office of Violence Prevention

Office of Vital Records and Statistics

Perinatal Care Network (PCN)

Public Health Services Materials/Resources, Including Those in Multiple Languages

Refugee Health Programs

San Diego Kids Health Assurance Network (SD-KHAN)

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Tobacco Control Resource Program (TCRP)

Tuberculosis Control and Refugee Health Program

La Maestra

La Maestra Community Health Centers

This practice serves all patients regardless of inability to pay. Discounts for essential services are offered to those that qualify based on family size and income.

La Maestra Family Clinic, Inc. is a Federally Qualified Health Center and a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deemed facility.

This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

Phenomenal Families

Equip. Educate. Empower.

Helping Families Have the Best Possible Start

WE HELP YOUNG PEOPLE WHO'VE EXPERIENCED FOSTER CARE AND JUVENILE PROBATION CREATE HAPPY, HEALTHY, AND THRIVING FAMILIES. THROUGH TAILORED EDUCATION, RESOURCES, AND SUPPORT, WE BREAK THE CYCLE OF CHILDHOOD TRAUMA.

619-683-9340 ext. 33035

info@phenomenalfamilies.org

SAY San Diego: Social Advocates for Youth

SAY programs enrich youth, empower families, and engage communities to bridge gaps and provide well-being for all.  We offer more than 40 programs and services that help San Diegans to thrive.

Main Office: 4775 Viewridge Avenue, San Diego, CA, 92123 / 858.565.4148

Mid-City Family Resource Center: 4275 El Cajon Blvd., Suite 101, San Diego, CA 92105 / 619.283.9624

Extended Day Programs Administration: 858.565.4148 SAYExtendedDayPrograms@saysandiego.org

BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND COLLABORATION

DELINQUENCY PREVENTION AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

FAMILY SUPPORT AND DEVELOPMENT

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

PREVENTION SERVICES

SCHOOL SUCCESS

Community Services for Families (CSF) partners with parents to promote child safety and the well-being of the entire family, and to keep children with their families.

This program provides services to families involved with, or at risk of involvement with, Child Welfare in San Diego’s Central and North Central regions who can benefit from parenting assistance and support. Using evidence-based models proven to be effective, CSF team members strengthen parents, ensure stable and safe homes, and increase the health of children and their families.

Services include:

  • In-home parenting education
  • Group parenting classes
  • Personalized coaching to support parents during reconnection visits with their children
  • Family support clinician services
  • Parent partners, connecting former and current clients

Shannon Throop sthroop@saysandiego.org

619-283-9624 x360

Sign Up Today! SAY San Diego provides the CSF program in the Central and North Central regions of San Diego. Other areas of the county are serviced by South Bay Community Services (South region), Home Start (East region), and North County Lifeline (North Coastal/North Inland regions).

CBT - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

FINDING NEW WAYS TO PROMOTE POSITIVE LIFESTYLE CHANGES AND HEALTHY FUTURES.

The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) team works with adults on probation to help them find new ways of thinking and decision-making that promote positive lifestyle changes and healthy futures. Involvement with the justice and court systems is not the end of the story. With support from the SAY CBT team, participants grow, meet probation terms, and lay a strong foundation for the next phase of life.

SAY has one of the largest CBT programs in the county as it serves all regions! Groups engage in a research-based and effective 3–6 month program focused on:

  • Problem solving
  • Realistic self-talk
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Behaviors and emotions related to trauma
  • Making new life commitments

Laura Soto

lsoto@saysandiego.org

858-565-4148

Eligibility: Services are provided for individuals with formal probation status as a result of California State Assembly Bill 109. Appointments are required, and staff are unable to see drop-ins.

South Bay Community Services (SBCS)

South Bay Community Services offers a comprehensive set of services across a broad variety of categories including:

Child Well being
Youth Development and Education
Family Wellness
Community Engagement

430 F Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910
24/7 Hotline: (800) 640-2933
Office Line: (619) 420-3620

San Diego Domestic Violence Council (SDDVC)

San Diego Domestic Violence Council

Veterans Village of San Diego (VVSD)

Veterans Village San Diego is the Veteran Resource for:

  • Housing
  • Homeless Court
  • Employment Training
  • Rehabilitation

FYHES

Foster Youth Homeless and Education Services