Give You can help save a young person’s life.

Choose how you will help today.

San Diego Youth Services receives donations and other gifts through a variety of ways to help make our vital work possible. We are proud that 89 percent of all funds go to serve youth directly.

Donate Online

Giving online is the most simple and cost-effective way to support us. Your donation allows us to offer life-saving services to youth and their families.

Donate By Mail

Donate by Mail

Please make checks payable to: San Diego Youth Services

Mailing address:
San Diego Youth Services, Attn: Marketing & Development
3255 Wing Street
San Diego, CA 92110

Monthly Giving

Monthly giving helps reduce our costs, so that your contribution goes to where it is needed the most: helping struggling youth in our region.

Give a Gift Card

We are in need of gift cards. Our youth love
receiving gift cards so that they can directly purchase the items they need.

Planned giving

Plan now to leave a legacy that will help us continue supporting homeless youth and youth in crisis in the future.

Donate a vehicle

It’s easy and our nonprofit partner does all the work!

Host an event

Dedicate your birthday or another event to San Diego Youth Services. Ask your friends and family to directly donate in your honor, or create a fundraiser right on Facebook.


Give the gift of your time and join our life-saving mission as a volunteer. We integrate volunteers into every aspect of our work.

Coffee for a Cause

Visit one of our Ground Up Coffee Shop locations which offer job training opportunities to young people in our programs.

Corporate Partnerships

A corporate partnership gives your organization the power to make a positive social impact. Your support can help us change the lives of thousands of struggling youth.

Give Your Time

Learn more about fostering. We give Resource Parents all they need to successfully provide loving homes and raise thriving kids and teenagers.

Youth Service Projects

Contact us if your scout troop or other group of young people would like to help their peers through fundraising or in-kind donations.