Youth Services

Youth Services

Golden Hill Recreation Center

The Rec center is located at 2600 Golf Course Drive. The Center manager is Ms. Evette Lopez. They have sports and cultural programs in addition to Teen and Children’s programs. There is softball for adults and children, Adult floor hockey, Ballet Folklorico dance classes, adult volleyball, and NA and AA and yoga classes. Phone number is 619-235-1138.
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The YMCA of San Diego offers several programs for youth and adults. Whether its sports programs (football, basketball, soccer, tee ball, swimming), summer camp, after school care, or teen programs, the YMCA has something for every child in San Diego.

Select one of the following locations for more information.
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Transition Age Youth (TAY) Academy

2220 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 232-8126
Provides safe, inclusive, youth-led drop in centers. Each year skill-development workshops, classes and support groups, leadership and youth development activities, psycho-educational groups, and coaching is available for ages 14-25. The 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 of all ethnicity, interest groups, and cultural backgrounds are welcome.
Visit the SD Youth Services website for more information >

Kids at Heart

2691-1/2 B Street
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 234-4504
Provides after-school tutoring and homework assistance during the school year. Also offers youth diversion and mentoring programs including a children’s choir, summer camp, and after-school enrichment activities.

School-Based Child and Adolescent Mental Health

1031 25th Street
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 232-6454
Provides school-based and school-linked outpatient mental health services at various schools. Offers on-site counseling; mental health assessments; intensive classroom counseling for special structured programs; flow-up home visits with youth and their families; psychiatric evaluation; individual, family, and group counseling. The Rainbow Project serves the following schools in the San Diego Unified School District: Chollas Elementary, Edison Elementary, Gompers Secondary, Hoover High, Horton Elementary, Kennedy Elementary, Knox Elementary, Mead Elementary, Valencia Park Elementary, and Webster Academy.
Visit Union of Pan Asian Communities website for more information >

State Preschool Program, Golden Hill

1240 33rd Street
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 236-5600
Provides readiness experiences that will help children in their beginning years in school. Involves parents actively in the education of their children through classroom participation. Morning and afternoon sessions are available at most sites and include lunch and scheduled field trips. Ages 3 to 4 years for preschool (child must be ages 3 years 9 months to 4 years 9 months as of September 1 of the program year). Must be receiving TANF or be low income. Must live within the San Diego Unified School District. Physical examinations, immunizations, and tuberculin skin tests (which only parents need after acceptance) should be up-to-date prior to enrollment.

Brooklyn Child Development Center

3003 A Street
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 525-7417
Provides educational preschool classes and enrichment programs for school-age children before and after school. Provides nutrition education, health, and social services, as well as staff development and parent education. Priority is given to protective service referrals and low-income families.

Youth Under Construction

More information coming soon.
Visit the Youth Under Construction website for more information >

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