Volunteers in Child Welfare Services



Foster Youth Mentors

For more information, phone Rostum Ramos at (619) 767-5211 or send an email.

Provide a child with a supportive and enriching one-on-one relationship that will aid in developing self esteem. Activities may include providing transportation, tutoring and taking the child on various social outings.


How to Volunteer

To receive an information packet which includes an application, fingerprint information and upcoming training dates and times, please send us an email.

Volunteering is simple and easy. Why wait? Help a child now!

How can I help a child?

There are a lot of ways to help children here in San Diego County. Click on this link CWSHelpAChildFlyer.pdf to see the description of just a few of those ways.

It is the policy of the Health and Human Services Agency that all its programs, aids, and services are available to all people regardless of race, color, national origin, political affiliation, religion, sex, marital status or age.


Polinsky Volunteer Program

For more information phone 858-514-4600 or send us an email.

Facilities where this Service is offered:

"Jessie's Angels"

Provide comfort, care and a variety of activities for children from infant to age 17 who are living temporarily at the A.B. & Jessie Polinsky Children's Center.


  • Linda Gonzales - (858) 874-1058 or email