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.
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Food Help

Feeding San Diego distributes more than 31.2 million meals a year across San Diego County. Public distributions are listed below, with possible restrictions noted.  Click here to find a Feeding San Diego location near you.

The USDA can help you find meals for kids when schools are closed. Click here to to find a location near you.

San Diego Food Bank Super Pantries are food distribution hubs located across San Diego County that offer both contactless “drive-thru” and “walk-up” food distribution services. All Super Pantries are open for food distribution a minimum of 3 days per week. Click here and look under "Super Pantry Program" to see a list of places near you.




Help with Utilities

SDG&E offers monthly discounts through their CARE and FERA Programs. Click here to learn more and apply online.

In March of 2020, United Way of San Diego County launched the San Diego Worker Assistance Initiative as part of the greater San Diego COVID-19 Community Response Fund, to provide flexible resources to individuals impacted by layoffs and reduced working hours implemented by employers. Click here to learn more about the initiative.




Internet Assistance

Cox provides low cost internet for households that have at least one K-12 student and participate in a government assistance program through its Connect2Compete program. Click here to learn more and apply online.

Cox also partners with several programs to help get you set up with computers and equipment that you might need. Click here to learn more about computer discounts offered by Cox and their partners.

Computers2Kids provides affordable computers and software with expert technical support through their Technology Assistance Program. Click here to learn more and apply.

SafeLink Wireless provides free wireless phone service when you provide the phone.