South Region Administration


The South Region manages social service and public health programs that support the County of San Diego’s Live Well San Diego vision for a region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely and Thriving. Barbara Jiménez serves as Director of Regional Operations.  Deputy Directors Jessica Newmyer and Petros Alemeselassie have oversight of the day-to-day operations. Our goal is to ensure the highest quality customer service to the public.

For more information, please call 619-409-3302 or send us an email.

Services offered at South Region:

  • Public Health Center - Clinic and home visiting public health services through our Public Health Center.
  • Child Welfare Services - Child Welfare Services (CWS) social workers who respond to allegations of child abuse and neglect. CWS is committed to strengthening families and possess the highest ethical standards while protecting children. 
  • Partner Services - While at the South Region Centers, customers have the opportunity to access a number of important partner services provided by local organizations, agencies or community groups.
  • Welfare-to-Work and Child Care Programs – Welfare-to-Work employment, job placement, career retention, child care, and other job support services for CalWORKs recipients through Public Consulting Group (PCG), the County-funded Welfare-to-Work and Child Care Program contractor in South Region. Existing customers may call (619) 270-4083 for assistance with their childcare needs.