**As “essential services,” San Diego Youth Services is here for you during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Many services are now available by telehealth, which means by telephone or Zoom.
To get help or make a referral for any of our services, call or text (619) 241-0608 Monday – Friday, 10am – 6pm.
Our services are available at 100+ community and school locations. Our work embraces all youth regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, religion or sexual orientation. San Diego Youth Services is a safe zone for LGBTQ+ youth.
Services for youth who are at risk of or have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking
Support for foster families and resources to help current and former foster youth develop independent living skills
Safe places to live and long-term solutions for youth experiencing homelessness
School-based services increasing awareness, promoting conversations and inspiring connections to prevent suicide
Services to create a community of adoptive families bringing hope and the tools necessary to provide safe, sensitive and lasting homes
Collaborative services providing assessment and therapeutic support for youth who are bullied in 7th-12th grade
Clinical, institutional and field support services for youth who are justice involved or at risk of justice involvement
Mental and behavioral health services like counseling, camp, and prevention and early intervention for youth and their families
Curriculum to reduce pregnancy and rates of sexually transmitted infections in teens
Mental health services and drop-in centers for LGBTQ+ youth up to age 21 and their families