This website is a fast and easy way for California residents to learn about and apply for medical, food, and cash assistance programs. MyBenefits CalWIN also provides ongoing access to secure and private benefit information.
With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”), the need to find healthcare providers by consumers as well as medical billers and coders has dramatically increased. One of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act requires all providers of medical or other items or services & suppliers that qualify for a National Provider Identifier (NPI) to include their NPI number on all applications to enroll in the Medicare and Medicaid programs and on all claims for payment submitted under the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
This Database list several FQHCs in San Diego County and all over the country.
EatFresh is an online resource for CalFresh (SNAP, or food stamps) eligible individuals and families; though this website is a great resource for anyone who wants to improve their health. EatFresh’s goals are 1) to encourage cooking at home with fresh foods and minimally non perishables, 2) to show users that healthy change happens even though barriers exist, 3) to better understand the link between lifestyle/diet choices with the prevention of chronic diseases.
The Access Customer Service Center is a call center and is an extension of the County of San Diego Family Resource Centers (FRC). Serving residents, providers, and other government agencies with questions or needs related to Family Resource Center programs and services, including providing case management services for existing FRC customers countywide. Access customer service representatives are experienced eligibility workers who are trained in CalWORKs, CalFresh, and Medi-Cal programs. Access Agents complete eligibility determinations, take application requests, and update existing case information.
Transitional Housing for single men for up to 24 months. Clients must be earning a permanent taxable income and be willing to complete thirty hours per week of work, school, or other structured activity in the community. Clients are required to pay a bed fee of 30% of their income and to save 30% of their income on a monthly basis.
Clients also participate in intensive weekly case management.
Areta Crowell Wellness Recovery Center’s services are based on the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation, with emphasis on attending to the whole person and re-establishing one’s life as a result of the consequences of mental illness, rather than simply attending to the symptoms of the illness. The services focus on recovery, rehabilitation, and community integration, and are individualized to meet the needs of each client. Clients actively participate in setting service plan goals and are encouraged to involve family and significant others in the recovery plan.
Job Options (JOI) is a San Diego-based not-for-profit company that provides professional service personnel, many of whom have severe mental, physical or psychological disabilities, in basic services such as janitorial, hospital environmental, food service, laundry, administrative and clerical, commissary inventory management and shelf-stocking services. We are proud to offer individuals with disabilities the opportunity for gainful employment without discrimination.
CalWORKs is designed to transition people from welfare to work. It provides temporary cash assistance to eligible families with minor children, to move families with children from dependency to self-sufficiency through employment.
The San Diego Regional Center provides a variety of services to persons with developmental disabilities and their families that are based on individual needs and supports their independence.
St. Vincent de Paul Village saves lives, inspires lives and changes the lives of our neighbors in need in the largest one-stop center in the region offering a comprehensive continuum of housing and services with no wrong door of entry or exit. The Village is located on a 3.5-block campus in the East Village neighborhood of downtown San Diego and serves families with children, single women, and single men including chronically homeless individuals, veterans and people living with addiction and/or mental illness. Providing 41 percent of all available transitional housing beds in the city of San Diego on a nightly basis, the Village is the largest residential homeless services provider in the city. The Village also manages 362 units of Permanent Supportive Housing providing people with a permanent solution to homelessness.