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San Diego Youth Services
Administrative Office
3255 Wing Street
San Diego, CA  92110
(619) 221-8600








Transition Age Youth (TAY) Academy


TAY Academy 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). TAY Academy is designed to be a one-stop center for comprehensive services and support on their journey to independence and self-sufficiency. Each center offers skill-development workshops, fitness, nutrition, and educational classes. There are also support groups, leadership opportunities, fun activities, and connection coaches on-site. TAY Academy is a “HUB” for transition age youth in accessing resources, focusing on environmental and personal safety. TAY Academy is dedicated to serving at-risk youth in a manner which is knowledgeable of, and sensitive to, the trauma occurring in their lives. Youth from all interest groups and cultural backgrounds are welcome at each center.

SDYS Golden Hill Youth Center
2220 Broadway
San Diego, CA  92102

North Coastal - YMCA Oz North Coast
FAX:  760-721-8034
215 Barnes Street
Oceanside, CA  92054

North Inland - Palomar Family YMCA
FAX:  760-721-8034
1050 N. Broadway, Building C
Escondido, CA  92026 

South Bay Community Services TAY
FAX:  619-628-2445
746 Ada Street
Chula Vista, CA  91911


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Thank you County Employees Charitable Organization (CECO)

Thank you CECO for making the dream of our sound studio come to life at SDYS TAY Academy. The youth will be able to put their poems and thoughts to music for years to come.

Your donation brought the gift of music to many young people.



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