Community Resources

 

ADVOCACY SERVICES


Access to Independence
San Diego: 619-293-3500
North County: 760-643-0447

State Council on Developmental Disabilities
8880 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 250
San Diego, CA 92108-1634
(619) 688-3323

Disability Rights California
619-239-7861
800-776-5746

Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy
619-239-7877

Elder Law and Advocacy
 

ADDICTIONS

San Diego Access and Crisis Line
1-888-724-7240
(TDD 619-641-6992)

SDRC Substance Abuse Referral Resources:
San Diego County: Peggie Webb, 619-576-2996
Imperial County: Lori Robinson, 760-355-8383
 

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY


United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)

Caitlin’s Eye Gaze Story
 

AUTISM

Autism Society of San Diego

Autism Support of Imperial County

 

BENEFITS


ACCESS Flyer

Healthy Families America

In-Home Support Services (IHSS)

Benefits Federal
 

CHILD CARE/PARENTING

Children’s Care Connection (C3)
Free Developmental Screening, parent education and child enrichment classes

Exceptional Family Resource Center:

YMCA Child Care Resource Service

CAPP Council–Parenting Classes, Children and Parents Council
Imperial County: 760-353-8300

 

CONSERVATORSHIP

“Do It Yourself” Limited Conservatorship of the Person Guide
Compiled in coordination with Canela Cavada.

Conservatorship Guide
Published by Harbor Regional Center

Conservatorship Forms for Filing
San Diego Courts
 

DOWN SYNDROME

Down Syndrome Association of San Diego
619-594-7389

EMPLOYMENT

California Department of Rehabilitation

 

FOOD


San Diego Food Bank

Feeding America
 

HEALTH

California Children’s Services

Medi-Cal Healthcare Resources

Denti-Cal Providers
 

HOUSING

Southern California Housing Collaborative – Assists in locating and securing affordable housing opportunities for persons with developmental disabilities.

Section 8 HUD Housing
 

LEGAL

Attorney Referral Line
619-231-8585

Elder Law & Advocacy, El Centro
760-353-0223

Legal Aid Society
619-262-0896

National Immigration Law Center: including Attorney of the Day
1-213-639-3900

San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program
619-235-5656

USD Legal Clinic
619-260-7470

Projecto San Pablo–immigration issues
619-427-7213

California Rural Legal Assistance-Imperial County
760-353-0220

 

MENTAL HEALTH

San Diego Access and Crisis Line
1-888-724-7240
(TDD 619-641-6992)

Imperial County Behavioral Health Department Mental Health 24-hour Crisis Referral
1-800-817-5292

Out-Patient Clinic/Counseling-Imperial County
760-482-4501

County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency
Children, Youth and Families Behavioral Health Services Provider Manual

 

MILITARY SERVICES

Armed Services YMCA
San Diego Headquarters – 858-751-5755
Naval Hospital – 619-532-8156
Military Programs – 619-232-9084
Navy/Marine Corps Relief
619-556-8283

Fleet and Family Support Services
EFMP Family Connection
619-571-4781

Navy Health Care Finder (TRICARE)
800-242-6788
 

RESPITE

Generic Respite Resources

 

SAFETY

Take Me Home Registry Program – A San Diego County registry for individuals at risk of wandering, becoming missing or found by law enforcement who are unable to identify themselves (name, address, care provider) because of their special needs.
 

TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD

Project College
858-278-5420 x 131

 

TRANSPORTATION

Calexico Transit
760-768-2115

Imperial County ADA Paratransit Service (AIM):
760-337-8002

Imperial Valley Transit
760-355-1160

Metropolitan Transit System (MTS)/County Transit System (CTS) / Chula Vista Transit (CVT) / National City Transit / San Diego Transit/ San Diego Trolley/North County Transit District (NCTD)

Call 5-1-1 or http://transit.511sd.com

MTS Access Service
888-517-9627