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We focus our work in three key areas, because nurturing the potential of kids, helping people live healthier, and supporting our neighbors are fundamental to strengthening communities.
YFS ProgramsYouth & Family Services has something for everyone, and is sure to offer a program that is just right for you!
Child Welfare Involved Families
|•||Families United Family Group Conferencing|
Individuals, Couples & Families
|•||COMPASS Family Center |
For families and children with special needs
K-12 Students & Families
|•||Healthy Start Building Bridges|
|•||TIDES School-Based Counseling|
YFS provides elementary and middle school students countywide with a safe place to participate in academic support and enrichment activities during the critical hours before and after school.
We also offer extensive services to the community, including a free drop-in afterschool program and comprehensive technology center in North Park.
K-12 Students & Families
|•||Y Cook Community Kitchen|
|•||Cyber Y / STEAM|
|•||Youth & Community Center|
YFS offers housing, support services, counseling, life skills training and workforce development to facilitate the transition to self-sufficiency.
Current & Former Foster Youth
|•||Independent Living Skills|
|•||Mary's House Transitional Living|
Homeless Youth & Young Adults
|•||TAY Academy Drop-in Centers|
|•||Turning Point Transitional Living|
|•||San Diego Urban Teacher Fellows|
Pregnant & Parenting Youth
|•||Tommie's Place Transitional Living|
Teens & Families in Crisis
|•||Oz North Coast|
|•||Oz San Diego|
The COMPASS Family Center, a program of the Y's Youth and Family Services division, works with families caring for children and adults with a wide range of disabilities, across the lifespan, from birth to adults and of all income levels and needs. We define special needs broadly to include developmental and physical disabilities, chronic illnesses, learning differences and mental health needs. This includes diagnoses like autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, bipolar disorder and ADHD. There are no specific eligibility requirements.
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The YMCA of San Diego County is dedicated to improving the quality of human life and to helping all people realize their fullest potential as children of God through development of the spirit, mind and body.
Youth & Family Services | 4080 Centre St. Ste. 103, San Diego, CA 92103 | 619.543.9850 | Corporate Site