Resources and Community Partners

New seasons bring new opportunities
for you and your family!

Check out the topics below
for information and resources
for children and families.

 

Need FREE internet access or a printer?
Visit our Here-to-Help-Hub Rooms
in all our local offices.

Family Law Facilitators provide free legal help onsite from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in:
National CityWednesdays
Kearny Mesa, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays

FLF is not onsite on November 23, 2022.

Community Resource Liaisons provide resources for families onsite from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in:
National City, Tuesdays
Kearny Mesa, Wednesdays

Basic Needs

YMCA Child Care

 

San Diego Hunger Coalition
  • San Diego Hunger Coalition
    Starting in school year 2022-2023, school breakfast and school lunch is FREE to all K-12 students in California. Though meals are free, it is still important for families to fill out their meal application forms.
Summer Meal Sites
Feeding San Diego
Meals for Kids
  • Meals for Kids
    Meals for kids when schools are closed
    (USE map finder based on your location)
Mission Federal Credit Union
San Diego Food Bank
SDG&E
United Way
  • United Way
    Helping low wage earners to help pay utility bills, rent and possible mortgage payments
     
YMCA Child Care
  • YMCA
    3333 Camino Del Rio S Suite 400
    San Diego, 92108
    619-952-0242
    Currently offering enhanced referral services.
LIHWAP

Fall 2022 Fun Activities for Kids and Families

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Parents can get help paying for child care

San Diego County Centralized Eligibility List

Find help paying for a daycare or child care near you in San Diego. You may qualify to get child care payments partial or fully covered.

Learn more...

San Diego Workforce Partnership

Career Support for Parents

If you are a parent who has been unemployed for six months or more due to COVID-19 San Diego Workforce Partnership wants to help!

This program offers help with:

  • subsidized childcare
  • job-placement assistance
  • work-readiness training
  • career transition support
  • education
  • wellness resources

Visit workforce.org/CAREER to learn more and apply or fill out the referral form below and submit:

YMCA Career Referral (English | Spanish)

 

Neighborhood House Association

Head Start / Early Head Start

Neighborhood House Association (NHA) is a community-based organization that provides services including early childhood development and pre-school programs via the Head Start/Early Head Start programs. 

Head Start offers pre-school programs for children ages 3 to 5 focusing on meeting each child's emotional, social, health, nutritional, and psychological needs. Services include parent support training and workshops.

Early Head Start offers home and center-based classes and individualized services for pregnant and post-partum women, and their children up to age 3. If interested, call 888-873-5145 or visit www.neighborhoodhouse.org.

MAAC

Child Development Program

Head Start, Early Head Start, & State Preschool

PREPARE YOUR CHILD FOR SUCCESS IN SCHOOL!

MAAC provides high quality early childhood and family education programs at locations across Northern San Diego County. It is free to qualifying families based on family size and income. They serve children (0-5) and their families, children with disabilities, and pregnant women.

Click here for more information or download the flyer.

 

Serving the entire County of San Diego 

North San Diego

Emotional Support

Crisis Line
Various offerings by the County of San Diego
Special Needs Resource Foundation
Domestic Violence Resources
Jewish Family Service
  • Jewish Family Service
    Jewish Family Service is hosting a series of free virtual Community Conversations to help San Diegans meet the many challenges of coping with the coronavirus pandemic.
    858-637-3210

Free Online Parenting Support

 

 

Employment

Goodwill San Diego County

Goodwill Career Advisors are ready to help you online or in person. They offer FREE workshops for all San Diego County residents. They can help you find your next job or prepare you for the career you have always wanted. Click here for more information.

RMFG Manufacturing Workforce Specialist

ResourceMFG is the first and the largest national staffing company to specialize in manufacturing. They are dedicated to getting good people good jobs. Check out the current job listings.

Select Workforce Specialists

Select is one of the leading staffing agencies and part of The EmployBridge family of supply chain workforce solutions - the nation's largest industrial staffing company. Check out the current job listings.

EDD

Unemployment Benefits
If you are in a situation where you have been or will be financially impacted by the pandemic, seek out information on benefits available through EDD. Click here for more information.
800-300-5616

Financial Assistance

Rental Assistance
EDD
COVID-19 Financial Help
  • Get financial help from the State of California
    • If you have been financially affected by COVID-19, you may be eligible for:
      • Unemployment insurance
      • Eviction protection
      • Mortgage relief 
      • Food assistance
      • Utility payment grace periods
      • No credit score changes
  • COVID-19 hotline
San Diego Worker Assistance
  • COVID-19 Community Response Fund
    4699 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA 92123
    858-636-4125
    Help for low-wage workers who need support for a limited but undetermined length of time
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Job Training and Education

Be there to support their next big move.  Whether it's two year college or four, trade school, career certification, or local workforce opportunities, we can help.

Young Adults (16-24)
Vocational Training
Apprenticeships
Paying for College
Colleges

Legal Assistance

Legal Help

North San Diego

South San Diego

  • SBCS (formerly South Bay Community Services)

 

Parenting Resources

Video Resources For Dads

   

 

For more videos and other resources, including webinars on co-parenting and relationship skills, visit Fatherhood.gov.  

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Communication and Technology

2-1-1 San Diego
9-1-1 Call if you can, Text if you can't
  • Text to 9-1-1 is now available in San Diego County. This includes the Sheriff's Department, all police and fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies.   
  • Calling is still the fastest way to reach 9-1-1. However, there are situations when texting may be the better option.
  • Watch the instructional video or read the press release
Cox Communications
  • Increased support for Connect2Compete, a low-cost, high speed internet service for families with school-aged children who are enrolled in low-income assistance programs.
  • First two months of service free for new customers through May 15
  • Partnered with PCs for People where families can purchase discounted refurbished computers
Computers 2 Kids
  • Computers 2 Kids
    8324 Miramar Mall
    San Diego, CA 92121
    858-200-9788
    Provides refurbished, low-cost computers to low-income families through the Technology Assistance Program
Assurance Wireless
SafeLink Wireless

Young Adults Resources and Youth Programs

Resources for Young Adults

Are you a teen/young adult parent or a young adult on your own for the first time?

San Diego Child Support is here to help! We've collected  resources to help you get up and running in this new chapter of your life.

Have a quick question?

Text us at 619-468-4831 or contact us!

 

Serving the entire County of San Diego 

North San Diego

South San Diego

  • SBCS (formerly South Bay Community Services)

     

COVID-19 Economic Impact Updates
Frequently Asked Questions - COVID-19 Impact on Child Support
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