San Diego Youth Services Administrative Office 3255 Wing Street San Diego, CA 92110 (619) 221-8600 _________________
San Diego Youth Services offers programming dedicated to
ending homelessness in San Diego County. We offer a range safe and stable housing
options and support services designed to assist youth in developing the
independent living skills necessary to become self-sufficient and keep off the
streets. Counseling, mental health
treatment, case management, skill building, educational support and access to
resources are provided for youth to help them overcome the trauma and life
challenges that put them at-risk for homelessness.
is a voluntary short-term residential placement for youth (ages 12 to
17) that provides them and their families a break during stressful times. The Cool Bed program gives youth (ages 12 to
17) temporary shelter and structured yet nurturing supervision from a certified
host family, providing youth and their families a two-week cooling off period. Learn More!
provides intensive, outpatient behavioral health services and case
management for Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED) homeless and runaway
children and youth (12-21 years old) utilizing a comprehensive approach that is
community based, client and family driven and culturally competent. Learn More!
is focused on providing youth with the tools and resources they need to
transition smoothly into becoming an adult. Participants are former
foster youth that want to learn the skills they need to become independent and
self-sufficient.. Learn More!
provides a safe, inclusive, youth-led environment planned at
five locations throughout San Diego County. The program is a collaborative
effort between SDYS, YMCA, and South Bay Community Services to offer resources
and give support to transition aged youth (ages 14-25). Learn More!
are communities specifically designed to break the cycle of homelessness
for youth between the ages of 16 and 24, on their own. Safe housing and support
services are provided with the goal to empower these youth with hope through
developing their ability to be self-sufficient. Learn More!