Please note:

The resources and services in this directory are provided by external partners and not by San Diego Center for Children.

LGBT Community Center: Hillcrest Youth Center

(619) 692-2077 Ext. 122

The Hillcrest Youth Center (HYC) is the only drop-in and recreational center in San Diego County dedicated to the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and HIV+ (LGBTQ+) youth. HYC is committed to providing a safe and affirming space for LGBTQ+ youth.


Creative and performing arts programming, social activities, life skills training workshops, discussion groups, youth leadership training, HIV prevention education, health education, computer access, and basic financial education

Payment Options:


Ages 14-18

Types of Needs:

Activities, General Life Skills, Money Management, Recreation Centers

Transition Resource Categories

Independent Living Skills
Job & Career
Physical Health & Well-Bring
Emotional & Behavioral Well-Bring
Community Centers & Recreation
Benefits Assistance

Funded by the Generosity of

Bank of America

St. Germaine Children's Charity

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We do not endorse any specific organization listed nor are we responsible for ensuring the quality of the services listed. Users should always select services at their own discretion. Additionally, this information is subject to change as funding for programs can shift over time, though we do our very best to keep the resource center as up-to-date as possible.

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