Our Services San Diego Youth Services helps San Diego’s most vulnerable youth, including foster children, youth experiencing homelessness, family conflict and violence, abuse and neglect, mental health struggles and substance abuse.

To get help or a referral for any of our services, call or text (619) 241-0608 Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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 Offered:

Child Sex Trafficking Awareness and Recovery

Services for youth who are at risk of or have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking

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Foster Care

Support for foster families and resources to help current and former foster youth develop independent living skills

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Homeless Housing and Support

Safe places to live and long-term solutions for youth experiencing homelessness

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Workforce Development

Comprehensive youth job development program that empowers youth to achieve their employment and educational goals.

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Suicide Prevention and Intervention

An evidence-based curriculum to address bullying and suicide, which encourages youth to seek help for themselves and others.

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Adoption Support

Services to create a community of adoptive families bringing hope and the tools necessary to provide safe, sensitive and lasting homes

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Anti-Bullying Awareness and Support

Collaborative services providing assessment and therapeutic support for youth who are bullied in 7th-12th grade.

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Juvenile Delinquency Diversion and Intervention

We provide safe places to live, short and long-term, including shelters, community centers and transitional housing.

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Mental Health

Mental and behavioral health services for kids and their families in the form of prevention and intensive, outpatient mental health services.

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LGBTQ+ Services

Comprehensive support services for LGBTQ+ youth and their families, including a mental health clinic and drop-in center.

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Domestic Violence Prevention

A youth sexual and domestic violence prevention program that helps break the horrific cycle of abuse.

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