East County Resource List

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A collaborative effort of Project PEACE, SHIELD, SDYS, and East County Community Collaboratives
This quick reference is an alphabetical listing of some of the services in East County.
We do not endorse or support any organizations/resources on this list.

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AGENCY PHONE WEBSITE
CHILDCARE / EXTENDED LEARNING PROGRAMS
AKA Head Start - Farraagut Circle (619) 593-8010 www.akaheadstart.org
American Red Cross (877) 454-7229 www.sdarc.org
Boys and Girls Club of East County (619) 443-9293 www.bgceastcounty.com
Cajon Valley State Preschool (Madison Avenue) (619) 588-3142  
Calvary Chapel Preschool (619) 590-0500 www.ccelcajon.com
Centralized Child Care Eligibility List (619) 521-3055 ext.2500 www.childcaresandiego.com
Chase Ranch Montessori School (619) 440-3646 www.chaseranchmontessori.com
Chase State Preschool Program (619) 579-4823 www.cajonvalley.net
Childcare Community Referral Source (619) 574-1454 www.childcaresandiego.com
Child Development Associates CDA (619) 427-4411 www.cdasandiego.com
Circle Preschool (619) 442-2044 www.firstpres-elcajon.org
College Center Montessori (619) 589-9196 www.ccmontessori.com
Dayspring Christian Learning Center (619) 442-2895 www.dayspringlearning.com
First Lutheran Preschool of El Cajon (619) 444-0559 www.youhaveaplace.com
Fletcher Hills Presbyterian Church Preschool (619) 466-3326 www.fhpc.org
Flying Hills Elementary (619) 590-2789 www.cajonvalley.net/flyinghills
Grossmont College Child Development Center (619) 644-7715 www.grossmont.edu/childdevelopment/center.asp
Head Start (619) 444-0503 www.akaheadstart.org
Head Start (free childcare) (888) 873-5145 www.sandiegoheadstart.org
Higher Learning Academy (3-5 years of age) (619) 300-6964  
Lakeside Extended Student Services (619) 390-2600  
KinderCare Jamacha Preschool (619) 588-5959 www.kindercare.com
Little Acorn School (619) 442-9491  
Project SAFE/ASAS (619) 258-2369 www.santee.k12.ca.us/projectsafe
Prospect Avenue State Preschool (619) 956-5270  
Rose House Support for Kinship Families (619) 447-5004  
Santee Day Camp (619) 258-4100 www.ci.santee.ca.us/csd/activities
Yale Preschool Program (619) 956-5251  
YMCA Childcare Resource (619) 521-3055 www.ymcacrs.org
DOMESTIC & RELATIONSHIP VIOLENCE
Center for Community Solutions (619) 697-7477 www.ccssd.org
Domestic Violence Hotline/DV Shelther (888) DVLINKS  
East County Family Justice Center (619) 456-5609 www.eastcountyfjc.org
Jail notification for inmate release (619) 531-3200  
Safety Planning (resource information)   www.sddvc.org
SD District Attorney's Office, Victim Assistance Program (619) 441-4538  
FOOD, CLOTHING & SHELTER
Bethlehem Food Pantry (619) 440-5278  
Catholic Charities (619) 231-2828 www.ccdsd.org
Center for Social Advocacy (619) 444-5700 www.centerforsocialadvocacy.org
Crisis House (Rental list/motel vouchers) (619) 444-1194 www.crisishouse.org
Door of Hope (Pregnant Teen Shelter) (858) 279-1100 www.sandiego.salvationarmy.org
Food Stamps and Public Assistance - ACCESS (858) 514-6885  
Foothills Christian Fellowship (619) 442-7728 www.foothillschurch.org
Golden Share Food Program (619) 590-7692 www.goldensharefoods.com
Hillcrest Storefront (SDYS youth shelter) (619) 325-3527 www.sdycs.org
Holy Trinity (Food) (619) 444-9425 www.holytrinityelcajon.org
Home Start Family Self-Sufficiency (619) 401-8375 www.home-start.org
Housing Authority (Section 8 rental list) (858) 694-4801 www.sdhc.net
Lakeside Christian Helps Center (Food) (619) 561-3488  
Lakeside Gardens (619) 443-2150  
Meals on Wheels (619) 447-8782 www.meals-on-wheels.org
Mountain Empire Community Center (619) 478-2384  
Neighborhood House Association (619) 440-2751 www.nhcare.org
New Seasons Church ( Food) Every 4th Tuesday at 9:00 (619) 463-0725  
Our Lady of Grace (Food) (619) 469-0133 www.olg-church.org
Public Assistance TANF (866) 262-9001 www.dhcs.ca.gov
Rachel's House (Women's center) (619) 696-0873 www.ccdsd.org
Saint Vincent (Substance abuse housing) (619) 687-1070 www.svdpv.org
Salvation Army - El Cajon (619) 440-3579 www.salvationarmy.org
San Diego Armed Services YMCA (858) 751-5755 www.militaryymca.org
Santee Food Bank 6194484456 www.santeeumc.org
SDYS - Cool Bed Programs (Youth shelter) (619) 258-6877  
Senior Dining Centers (800) 510-2020  
Shared Housing (La Mesa and El Cajon) (619) 444-5700 www.c4sa.org
Terrace Gardens (619) 698-8455  
The Salvation Army- Kroc Center (619) 269-1430 www.kroccenter.org
Union Tribune Shoe Fund (619) 293-1222  
United Methodist Church (619) 466-3291 www.umc.org
Volunteers of America (619) 447-2428 www.volunteersofamerica.org
WIC - American Red Cross (800) 500-6411 www.sandiegowic.com
WIC - SDSU (888) 999-6897 www.wic-sdsu.org
HEALTH SERVICES (DENTAL & MEDICAL CLINICS)
211 San Diego Referral Source Call 211  
Alpine Family Medicine (619) 445-6200 www.mtnhealth.org
Baby Shot Line (619) 692-6600  
Borrego Community Health Foundation Centro Medico El Cajon (619) 401-0404 www.borregomedical.org
Cancer Navigator (858) 324-2628 www.cancernavigator.org
Chase Avenue Family Health (619) 515-2499 www.fhcsd.org
Community Services for Families (619) 401-3738  
(Serving children13+ w/ parental support)    
County Medical Services (800) 587-8118  
Dr.Yang's Clinic (619) 596-4963 www.dyfc.org
East County Public Health Center (619) 441-6500 http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/hhsa/facilities/east/public_health_center_east.html
El Cajon City Dental Clinic (619) 328-1335  
El Cajon Family Resource Center (619) 579-4355 www.sdcounty.ca.gov/hhsa/facilities/east/family_resource_center_el_cajon.html
El Cajon Neighborhood Healthcare (619) 440-2751 www.nhcare.org
Family Health Centers of San Diego (619) 515-2499  
Grossmont/ Spring Valley Family Health Center (619) 515-2555 www.fhcsd.org
Grossmont/ Spring Valley Family Dental Clinic (619) 515-2330  
Healthy Families Insurance (800) 880-5308 www.healthyfamilies.ca.gov
High Desert Family Medicine (619) 766-4071 www.mtnhealth.org
Home Start Optimal Health & Development (619) 692-0727 ext134  
Jacumba Mt. Empire Family Medicine (619) 766-4071 www.mtnhealth.org
La Maestra Community Health Center (619) 312-0347  
Lakeside Neighborhood Dental Care (619) 390-9135  
Lakeside Neighborhood Health Care (619) 390-9975  
Lemon Grove Dental Clinic (619) 741-3045  
Lemon Grove Family Resource Center (619) 464-5114 www.sdcounty.ca.gov/hhsa/facilities/east/family_resource_center_lemon_grove.html
Lemon Grove Medical Clinic (619) 741-7423  
Medi-Cal/Public Assistance/Food Stamps (858) 514-6885 www.accessbenefitssd.com
Mountain Empire Family Medicine (Campo) (619) 478- 5311  
Mountain Health & Community Services, Inc. (619) 478-5311  
Southern Indian Health Council - Campo Clinic (800) 400-1188 ext.1 www.sihc.org
Southern Indian Health Council - Alpine Clinic (800) 400-1188 ext.2 www.sihc.org
Sycuan Medical/Dental Clinic (619) 445-0707 www.sycuan.com/medical_dental_center.html
LEGAL
Family Court Services (619) 236-2681  
MARS Mediation (858) 273-2593  
Senior Legal Services (619) 447-7921  
VORP (858) 273-2593  
Juvenile Court (858) 694-4601  
Legal Aid Society (619) 262-0896 www.lassd.org
National Conflict Mediation Center (619) 593-4530  
SD Vol. Program (Mediation, divorce, custody) (619) 235-5656 www.sdvlp.org
(Helping low income Californians solve legal problems)   www.Lawhelpcalifornia.org
MENTAL HEALTH (THERAPY, COUNSELING, *SUICIDE PREVENTION*)
*San Diego Access Line (SDYS ECBH counseling) (800) 479-3339  
Alpine Family Medicine Suicide Prevention (619) 445-6200  
Alpine Special Treatment Center (619) 445-2644 www.astci.com
Alvarado Parkway Institute of La Mesa (619) 465-4411 www.APIBHS.com
Caldean Middle Eastern Social Services (619) 631-7400 www.c-mss.org
Center for Children (858) 277-9550 www.centerforchildren.org
Center for Community Solutions (619) 697-7477 www.ccssd.org
Chadwick Center for Children and Families (619) 461-2913 www.ChadwickCenter.org
Children's Outpatient Psychiatry (Ages 3-17) (858) 966-5832 www.chsd.org
Crossroads Family Center (619) 441-1907 www.comresearch.org
East County Communities Center (619) 258-6877  
East County Family Justice Center (619) 456-9609  
East County Mental Health (Adults) (619) 401-5500 www.sdcounty.ca.gov
Family Health Centers of San Diego (619) 515-2385 www.fhcsd.org
Harmonium (Santee, Chap, Gateway, Mt.Miguel, Monte Vista) (619) 258-3740 ext. 276 www.harmoniumsd.org
Home Start (619) 692-0727 www.home-start.org
Kaiser (Bostonia) (877) 496-0450 www.kaiserpermanente.org
Mountain Health & Community Services Counseling (619) 445-6200 www.mtnhealth.org
National Conflict Resolution Center (619) 238-2400 www.ncrconline.com
New Alternatives (888) 599-4663 www.newalternatives.org
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (619) 420-5611 www.chsd.org
Professional Community Services (619) 449-8703 www.rtiprojects.org
San Diego Regional Teen Center (858) 271-4000 www.atthecenter.org
Santee Family Counseling (619) 449-9937  
SARB/Bright Families (SDYS) (619) 668-8760 www.sdycs.org
Teen Line (Referral source) (800) 852-8336  
Vista Hill (Mental health support and treatment programs) (858) 514-5100  
Yellow Ribbon (800) SUICIDE  
Youth Crisis Hotline (Referral source) (800) 843-5200 www.calyouth.org
NEWCOMER SUPPORTS
Alliance for African Assistance (619) 631-7400 www.alliance-for-africa.org
East County Refugee Center (619) 334-9708 www.eastcountyrefugeecenter.org
Horn of Africa (619) 583-0532 www.hornafrica.org
International RESCUE Committee (619) 641-7510 ext.242 www.theirc.org
Jewish Family Services (858) 637-3030 www.jfssd.org
Kurdish Human Rights Center (619) 447-9933 www.khrw.com/sandiego
License to Freedom (619) 813-7415 www.licensetofreedom.org
Survivors of Torture (619) 278-2400 www.notorture.org
MILITARY RESOURCES
Military OneSource (800) 342-9647 www.militaryonesource.com
(Resources, YMCA free pass when deployed, counseling)    
Navy Fleet & Family Support (619) 556-7404 www.nffsp.org
San Diego Armed Services YMCA (858) 751-5755 www.militaryymca.org
PARENTING (CLASSES & SUPPORT)
Adolescent Pregnancy Parenting Programs (619) 525-7474  
Alpine Family Medicine (619) 445-6200 ext.151 www.mtnhealth.org
Birth Parent Association (619) 277-7909 www.birthparentassociation.com
Cajon Valley Union School District (619) 588-3146  
(Early childhood program under 5 in Cajon Valley School District)    
CAT Team (SDYS) (619) 258-6877 www.sdycs.org
Children's Hospital Family Support (858) 966-8584 www.chsd.org
Community Service for Families (619) 407-3738  
Exceptional Family Resource Center (800) 281-8252 www.efrconline.org
East County Communities Center (SDYS) (619) 258-6877 www.sdycs.org
El Cajon Collaborative (619) 447-4380  
Health and Development Services (619) 515-2463 www.fhcsd.org/locations/first5-east.cfm
Maternal Child and Family Health Service (800) 675-2229 www.dhs.ca.gov
Mental Health Systems (Active parenting now class) (619) 531-7095  
Mountain Empire Community Center (619) 847-7801 www.mtnhealth.org
National Conflict Mediation Center (619) 593-4530  
Naval Medical Center (619) 532-5666  
(ADHD parent support group miliary families only age 5-10)    
Sage Workshops (Adoption workshop for families) (760) 436-5592 www.sageworkshops.com
Salvation Army (Parent aide program) (619) 269-1432 www.kroccenter.org
San Diego Kids Health Assurance Network (800) 675-2229  
Teen Parent Program (Grossmont School District) (619) 668-6000 ext. 6099 www.guhsd.net
Tri-City Medical Center (ADHD newly diagnoised grades P-12) (760) 603-7770  
YMCA Grandparent Caregiver Support (age 55+) (619) 543-9850 ext. 123  
RECREATION
American Soccer Youth Orgranization (AYSO) (619) 423-2976 www.ayso.org
Boys and Girls Club of East County (619) 443-9293 www.bgcec.org
County of San Diego Parks & Recreation Spring Valley (619) 479-0312  
El Cajon Parks & Recreation Department (619) 441-1754 www.ci.el-cajon.ca.us
La Mesa Parks & Recreation Department (619) 667-1300 www.cityoflamesa.com
Lakeside Parks & Recreation Department (619) 443-9176 www.co.san-diego.ca.us/parks/centers/lakeside.html
Lemon Grove Parks & Recreation Department (619) 825-3815 www.ci.lemon-grove.ca.us
Santee Parks & Recreation Department (619) 258-4100 ext.222 www.ci.santee.ca.us
The Salvation Army- Kroc Center (619) 287-5762 www.kroccenter.org
Spring Valley Community Center (619) 479-1832 www.co.san-diego.ca.us/parks/centers/springvalley.html
YMCA East County (619) 464-1323 www.ymca.org
YMCA (858) 292-4034 www.ymca.org
SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT PROGRAMS
Adult Children of Alcoholics (619) 276-6232 www.adultchildren.org
Alanon/Alateen (619) 296-2666 www.alanonsandiego.org
Alcohol & Drug Hotline (800) 252-6465  
Alcoholics Anonymous (El Cajon) (619) 440-0354 www.aa.org
Alcoholics Anonymous (San Diego) (619) 265-8762 www.aa.org
Alvarado Parkway Institute of La Mesa (619) 465-4411 www.apibhs.com
Communities Against Substance Abuse (619) 441-2727  
Crash/Options Recovery (Women 18+) (619) 229-8201 www.crashinc.org
East Corner Clubhouse of El Cajon (619) 631-0441 www.comresearch.org
East County Adolescent Detox of Lemon Grove (619) 442-0277 www.mcalisterinstitute.org
East County Teen Recovery Center of Lemon Grove (619) 667-3333 www.sdycs.org
Freedom Ranch - Drug & Alcohol (619) 478-5696 www.sdfreedomranch.org
Kiva Women Center (619) 466-9274 www.mcalisterinstitute.org
McAlister Institute of Lemon Grove (619) 465-7303 www.mcalisterinstitute.org
McAllister Institute (619) 442-0277 www.mcalisterinstitute.org
MITE East County Regional of El Cajon (619) 441-2493 www.mcalisterinstitute.org
Mountain Health & Community Services, Inc (619) 445-6200 ext.151 www.mtnhealth.org
Narcotics Anonymous (619) 584-1007 www.sandiegona.org
Paradise Valley Hospital Detox (619) 470-4321 www.paradisevalleyhospital.org
Parent Care (619) 698-1663 www.vistahill.org
POWER of Lemon Grove (619) 462-4225  
SAFER (Vista Hill Foundation) (619) 668-4250  
San Diego Health Alliance (East office El Cajon) (619) 579-8373  
Shakti Rising (Recovery Program) (619) 501-2746  
Teen Recovery Center (SDYS) (619) 667-3333 www.sdycs.org
Vista Hill (Chemical dependency) (858) 514-5100 www.vistahill.org
VOA (Volunteers of America) (619) 232-5171 www.voa.org
Volunteers of America Detox (619) 232-9343 www.voa-swcal.org