Our YMCA Youth & Family Services team created a comprehensive map of housing programs and services for young people experiencing housing instability or homelessness anywhere in San Diego County.
IMMEDIATE HOUSING SERVICES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
YMCA Youth & Family Services provides specialized assistance to young people up to the age of 24 who are experiencing housing instability or homelessness.
If you or someone you know is a young person facing homelessness or housing instability, contact David Baker at [email protected] or call/text (760) 908-9126 to explore your options for housing services and support.
YMCA TAY Services: Visit one of our TAY Drop-In Centers to receive meals, access to showers, personalized case management services, and other resources.
NORTH COUNTY INLAND
Palomar Family YMCA – Strensrud Building
Drop-in Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 2:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.
Drive-thru Hours: Tuesday, Thursday from 2:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.
Overnight Shelter - Every Wednesday, we provide overnight lodging vouchers for young people ages 18-24. A maximum of 5 vouchers are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Find out more here.
NORTH COUNTY COASTAL
TAY House Oceanside
Drop-in Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 11:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.
TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
YMCA Transitional Housing Services for Former Foster Youth: Supportive housing and case management for young people (ages 18-25) exiting the foster care system (North County).
YMCA Turning Point Transitional Housing: Residential support to young people ages 16-21 who are experiencing homelessness (City of San Diego)
HOUSING SERVICES FOR ALL AGES
For anyone over 24, contact the Regional Access Centers closest to you where basic needs are provided:
Interfaith Community Services
550 W Washington Ave., Escondido, CA
Central San Diego
Father Joe’s Village Day Center
299 17th St., San Diego, CA
SDYS East County Behavioral Health Clinic
1870 Cordell Ct. #101, El Cajon, CA
South Bay Community Services
430 F St., Chula Vista, CA
RENTER AND EVICTION RELIEF
Rent and Homeowner Assistance (English, Spanish): Office of Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (AD-80), City of San Diego/South County
San Diego Housing Commission (City of San Diego)
SUPPORT FOR INDIVIDUALS SHELTERING IN UNSAFE SITUATIONS
San Diego's 24-Hour Domestic Violence Crisis Line: Provides counseling, legal services, and an updated list of the safe shelters that have availability within the county. Call (888) 385-4657 for support.
EMPLOYMENT COUNSELING AND ASSISTANCE
San Diego Workforce Partnership (Countywide)
LOCAL RESOURCE HUB
2-1-1 San Diego: Visit the website or call 2-1-1 for connections to local resources. 2-1-1 is also operating a nurse's hotline from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for health-related questions. Call 2-1-1 and follow the prompts to get connected to the hotline.