Facilities - North Central

A.B. & Jessie Polinsky Children's Center


9400 Ruffin Court
San Diego, CA 92123




PCC is a 24-hour facility.

Lobby: Open every day, 7:00 am - 9:00 pm


A.B. and Jessie Polinsky Children’s Center (PCC) is a 10-Day temporary shelter care facility for children who can no longer remain safe with their family of origin due to abuse and/or neglect. PCC has a licensed capacity to serve 204 children.  It includes six residential cottages, an infant nursery, medical clinic, school, library, cafeteria, gymnasium, two swimming pools, three playgrounds, and an athletic field. PCC also houses PCC Administration.

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  • Comprehensive medical and mental health assessments to ensure that all children entering PCC receive appropriate care, treatment, and stabilization while placement options are assessed. 
  • Children ages 0-6 years old receive a thorough developmental assessment and coordination of services and support as needed.