Emergency and Social Services
Monday - Friday
8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Phone number: 619-444-1194
Please Note: Although Crisis House strives to maintain consistent accuracy over its
website's information, due to the nature of the agency, changes are likely to occur regularly
and without notice. Please call 619-444-1194 to verify all program services, times, and dates.
INFORMATION AND REFERRAL
Responding to immediate needs and connecting people to appropriate
An evaluation of each client's situation is conducted in order to respond and
connect them to the appropriate services.
A case plan is developed with the client and goals and tasks are identified and monitored. We support clients in achieving their self-sufficiency goals that empower them to renew their lives. Our service delivery model is client centered and strength based.
Crisis House partners with the East County Career Center, Partnerships with Industry, Access and others to support our job ready client’s employment goals.
A mobile medical clinic operated by Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) visits our site to provide medical services and dental referrals to low income and homeless families and individuals.
Usually every Monday from 8:30am -12 noon
CARE - UTILITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Case managers help citizens who reside in East County apply for utility bill reduction through SDG&E.
HOMELESS ADVOCACY PROGRAM
Volunteer lawyer helps with legal advice. Thursdays 9am - 1pm
CAL FRESH (FOOD STAMPS) ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE
Staff assists eligible families and individuals enroll for this service.
4th Monday or on-line with 211 Friday 8:30am - 11am and 1pm - 4pm
Infant care products are provided to families with babies as part of their food package. Items include baby food, formula and diapers and hygiene items when available.
Emergency clothing and clothing vouchers for redemption at a local Thrift Store are issued to clients receiving case management services. Supplies are limited.
CALIFORNIA IDENTIFICATION & BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Staff can provide a referral to the DMV to obtain an ID at reduced cost. Requires an interview, please call for appointment.
OTHER EAST COUNTY FOOD RESOURCES
Households in economic distress with cooking facilities are given a one time package of emergency food. Assessment, case management and connections to community resources are provided to help people address their crisis beyond a food package. For additional food resources go to San Diego East County Resources.
HOMELESS OUTREACH SERVICES
A hot, balanced, and nutritious meal is provided to homeless families and individuals in an emergency. Clients are assessed and provided case management and information and referrals to help them address their crisis beyond a meal. For additional food resources go to San Diego East County Resources.
To enhance employability, self-esteem and overall health, hygiene kits are provided when available.
A hot shower, hygiene kits (when available) and other services are provided by Think Dignity, Fresh Start Shower program.
Every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 1pm
Supports those experiencing homeless as they attend job interviews and other appointments.
In by 8am & Out before 5pm Monday-Friday.
MAIL AND PHONE CALLS
Mail services are provided to those without a permanent address. Mail not picked-up within thirty days is forwarded to the Post Office. Outgoing, local phone calls for jobs and other appointments are available.