Why Choose Us
The Center provides life-changing support for both youth and their families at 9 program sites in San Diego County.
Since 1887, we are San Diego's oldest children's nonprofit. Explore our long history serving San Diego's children and families.
Learn about career opportunities and internships at our extraordinary organization with a higher purpose!
Mental Health Services for Military Families
Make a life-changing impact on a child's life today.
JoyMakers make a positive impact on the children, teens and families we serve by volunteering, raising awareness, in-kind and monetary donations throughout the year.
Help provide special moments and activities for the children, teens and families we serve.
San Diego Center for Children is honored to partner with numerous local corporations to support our mission. Become a partner!
Make a legacy gift to the San Diego Center for Children through your long-term estate or financial plans.
1887 Founders Society
With an annual unrestricted gift of $1,000 or more you can be a partner in our goal to support the most vulnerable and at-risk youth in our community.
Donate your car, motorcycle, truck/rv or boat today to support the Center. Get started here.
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In the Media
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