RTSD Network Referral – List of Agencies that offer additional programs and assistance:
211 San Diego (www.211sandiego.org)
2-1-1 San Diego is a resource and information hub that connects people with community, health and disaster services through a free, 24/7 free confidential phone service and searchable online database. 2-1-1 serves the entire population of the County. Dial 2-1-1
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over. AARP is dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age. We lead positive social change and deliver value to members through information, advocacy and service.
Able Disabled Advocacy Inc. (www.able2work.org)
Able-Disabled Advocacy provides vocational skills training and educational advancement for youth and adults with disabilities and assists them in finding employment and overcoming barriers to personal and financial self-sufficiency. Call 619-231-5990
Adult Protective Services, Inc. (www.sdcounty.ca.gov/hhsa/programs/ais/adult_protective_services)
APS serves adults 65 and older and dependent adults 18 and older, who are harmed, or threatened with harm, to ensure their right to safety and dignity. APS investigates elder and dependent adult abuse, including cases of neglect and abandonment, as well as physical, sexual and financial abuse. For more information or to make a report of elder or dependent adult abuse, please phone 800-510-2020 (within San Diego County) or 800-339-4661 (outside the County).
San Diego Network of Care (www.sandiego.networkofcare.org)
The Network of Care is a comprehensive, Internet-based community resource for seniors and persons with disabilities, as well as their caregivers and service providers.
Burn Institute (www.burninstitute.org)
Non-profit health agency dedicated to reducing the number of burn injuries through education. Conducts burn survivor support program. Call 858-541-2277
Campesinos Unidos (www.brawleycui.com or www.nclr.org)
Energy Conservation, Housing and Community Social Services. Serving the San Diego, Imperial, and Riverside counties. Programs assist clients with energy payments, home weatherization, and utility discounts. Call 760-344-0322
City of San Diego (www.sandiego.gov)
Information Center (619)236-5555)
24-Hour Emergency Dial 911
Emergency TDD (619)233-3323
City of San Diego Emergency Water and Sewer Repair (www.sandiego.gov/water)
Emergency Hotline: (619) 515-3525
City of San Diego Graffiti Hotline: 619-525-8522
Community Housing Works (www.chworks.org)
CHW is a nonprofit that helps people and communities through opportunities to own and rent.
Call 619-282-6647 or 888-884-4249
County of San Diego (www.sdpublic.sdcounty.ca.gov)
See website for a list of resources, services and departments. Call 858-694-3900
Elder Help of San Diego (www.elderhelpofsandiego.org)
Provides personalized services and information that help seniors remain independent and live with dignity in their own homes. Call 619-284-9281
Elder Law of San Diego (www.sandiegoelderlaw.com)
San Diego’s Elder Law Firm assists Elders and Disabled communities, their families, and caregivers with their legal needs for Medi-Cal, Probate, Trusts and Eligibility for Public Benefits.
I Love a Clean San Diego (www.ilacsd.org)
I Love A Clean San Diego (ILACSD) offers a broad range of expertise in environmental education program design and implementation. ILACSD works to promote regional awareness of environmental issues including resource conservation, waste reduction and recycling, community enhancement, and pollution prevention. Call 619-291-0103
Jewish Family Service (www.jfssd.org)
JFS fix-it service provides free minor home safety repairs and modifications for older adults. Other JFS services include: help following a disaster, when a family yearns to adopt a child, when a single parent can no longer make ends meet, when a senior needs food, transportation, or companionship. Call 858-637-3354
Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc. (www.lassd.org)
Legal Aid is available to low income individuals & disadvantaged communities for a variety of legal problems, including consumer, family disputes, welfare and health benefits, immigration and poverty law issues such as landlord/tenant disputes, disability support and family benefits payments. Federal Poverty Income Guidelines determine eligibility for free legal services. Call 1-877-534-2524
MAAC Project (www.maacproject.org)
MAAC programs include: addressing child development, education, poverty, housing, employment and substance abuse. MAAC's Weatherization Program helps low-income households increase the energy efficiency of their homes, thereby reducing utility expenses, boosting comfort and increasing safety.
Recycle San Diego (www.recyclesd.com)
Provide solutions for electronics recycling services in San Diego. Also resources for other types of recycling such as document destruction and recycling, commercial recycling services and universal waste lamps & battery recycling. Call 858-569-1807
SDG&E Energy (www.sdge.com)
Provide CARE and Energy Assistance programs. Eligibility is based on income and household size.
San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council (www.unionyes.org)
The AFL-CIO’s Department of Labor Participation with assistance from United Way provides direct services to union members in need. Services provided include: Rent and Mortgage Assistance; Security Deposit Program; Food Bags; Utility and Water Bills; Unemployment Claim Assistance Prescription Assistance.
Emergency 9-1-1 Service
9-1-1 service is a vital part of our nation's emergency response and disaster preparedness system.