The Optum Access and Crisis Line (ACL) has been serving the people of San Diego County since 1997. It receives thousands of calls per month related to suicide prevention, crisis intervention, community resources, mental health referrals, and alcohol and drug support services. Confidential and free of charge, the line is immediately answered 7 days a week, 24 hours a day by Master’s-level and Licensed Clinicians. The counselors average 16 years of clinical experience in a variety of backgrounds, including: emotionally disturbed youth, geriatric social services, nursing, in-home domestic violence intervention, case management, and drug and alcohol abuse. Language interpreter services enable the ACL to assist in 150 languages within seconds.
North County Lifeline’s mission is to build self-reliance among youth, individuals and families through problem solving, skill-building and accessible community-based services.
200 Michigan Avenue, Vista, CA 92084
707 Oceanside Blvd., Oceanside, CA 92054
The Young Parent Network is designed to address the needs of pregnant and parenting youth through the age of 25, who are struggling with trauma, substance use, or the emotional, financial, and personal demands of being a parent.
325 Buena Creek Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069
4055 Oceanside Boulevard, Suite F, Oceanside, CA 92056
Casa Kids, prenatal through 18 years old, who have been traumatized by severe child abuse or neglect, stay at the Casa Kids Campus, a safe and nurturing setting on 11.4 acres of land in San Marcos, California. Each Casa Kid receives comprehensive trauma informed care tailored to their individual physical, social, emotional, developmental, and educational needs, while also ensuring they have as many healthy childhood experiences as possible. Casa de Amparo is licensed to accept ambulatory and non-ambulatory children and those with special healthcare needs. It is the only licensed group home in San Diego County serving pregnant and/or parenting foster youth.
New Haven offers a day treatment program and a residential treatment program that runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week in 12 six-bed residences throughout Vista, Oceanside and San Marcos. Our program works to engage and instruct youth who have been unsuccessful in public school due to behavioral, mental health, substance abuse, learning disabilities and/or truancy problems.
In collaboration with San Diego County Child Welfare Services (CWS) and Behavioral Health Services – Children, Vista Hill’s Incredible Families Program (IFP) provides parent training curriculum and mental health services to children and their parents.
East & South Region: (619) 668-4263
San Diego Central & North Central: (858) 514-5160
Vista Office: (760) 643-4097
Multiple locations throughout San Diego
Oldest and largest provider of pro bono legal services in San Diego.
Our Foster Family Agency Stabilization and Treatment (FFAST) program is the sole provider contracted with the County of San Diego to provide therapeutic treatment for children living in Foster Family Agency (FFA) level foster homes. We help children, ages 0-21, who meet medical necessity for behavioral healthcare services. Our typical clients are Medi-Cal beneficiaries who are dependents of the courts, and we may work with them through adoption, reunification, or other permanency options. With a team of staff members in the community, our goal is to ensure stability in the child’s foster home placement, improve his/her health and well-being, and to work towards permanent placement. Our staff is highly specialized in working with traumatized children and youth. Training is a top priority to maintain effective and relevant therapeutic approaches.
8775 Aero Drive, Suite #132, San Diego, CA 92123
145 Vallecitos De Oro Ste 210, San Marcos, CA 92069
WrapWorks is the Center’s wraparound program, contracted with the County of San Diego, to serve children and teens, ages 3-18. Services are provided at times and places most convenient for the family, and crisis intervention is available 24/7.
San Pasqual Academy’s YES Program is a work readiness and self-sufficiency program funded by the San Diego Workforce Partnership, that partners with Access, Inc., to provide work readiness training, financial literacy, leadership development, internships, job shadowing opportunities and more.