Live Well Center at Chula Vista

For more information phone 619-409-3120 or send us an email.

  • Monday through Friday (7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

The South Region County Family Resource Center provides self-sufficiency services and determines eligibility for State and County funded programs like CalWORKs, Food Stamps, Medi-Cal and General Relief. CalWORKs provides financial support to needy families. Food Stamps supplement the income of individuals or family groups to purchase food. Medi-Cal is health care coverage to eligible children, youth and some adults. General Relief is financial assistance for indigent county residents. Recipients of General Relief are obligated to repay the funds they receive under this program.

The South Region's Welfare to Work Contractor, PCG, works with our staff to assist CalWORKs clients become more self-sufficient. PCG staff assists CalWORKs clients and provide employment preparation, job search assistance, job training referrals, career retention and advancement. 

Program Descriptions:

CalWORKs: California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) is a Federal and State mandated, County administered program. It is intended to provide financial support for needy families who meet eligibility requirements. Eligibility is based upon a child or unborn deprived of parental support. Welfare-to-Work enrollment services and other supportive services are provided under contract with PCG.

Medi-Cal: a safety net program intended to provide health care benefits for needy persons. Eligibility factors include residency, property limits, and program linkage. The amount of income will determine if the family will have a share of cost.

Food Stamps: The Food Stamp program supplements the income of individuals or family groups for the purpose of purchasing food items. An Electronic Benefit Transfer Debit Card is issued to the beneficiary. Eligibility factors include income, property limits, residency, and personal identification.

General Relief: The General Relief (GR) program is a State mandated, County funded program. It financially assists indigent County residents. It is intended as a program of last resort. Funds received are a repayable obligation. Requirements include: income and property limits, residency, fingerprints, photo match, and proof of personal identification.

Various programs offer special business hours to help meet customer needs. Call each program directly to confirm specific hours of service. Here is a list of the programs hours of operation.

Public Health Center (619-409-3110)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Tuesday and Thursday (8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

County Family Resource Center (619-409-3120)
Monday through Friday (7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

County Medical Services (619-409-3411)
Monday through Friday (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Child Care Resource Services (619-409-4774)
Monday through Friday (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

For more information phone 619-409-3120 or send us an email.