The California School-Age Families Education (Cal-SAFE) Program serves expectant and parenting teens within San Diego Unified School District.

 

You can participate if:

·        You are expecting a baby (mothers and fathers)

·        You are a teen parent (mothers and fathers)

·        You have not graduated from high school

·        You live within San Diego Unified School District’s boundaries

 

Our Goals are:

·        To provide expectant and parenting teens with support services while completing their education.

·        To provide resources to assist expectant and parenting teens plan for their future.

·        To provide care and early education for their infants and toddlers.

·        To assist parenting teens who qualify with enrollment into the District’s Early Childhood Education Program.

 

Cal-SAFE staff (school counselor and nurse) will consult with referred students and their parents/guardians in planning an educational program to be pursued during and following pregnancy. They may provide services and/or information concerning sources of appropriate assistance for the following:

·        Referral to related support services

·        Prevention and outreach services to assess Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATOD)

·        Tobacco cessation services

·        Sober support services

·        Health and parenting education services

·        Individualized advocacy and counseling services

·        Motivational messages

·        Liaison with staff and community agencies to collaborate and coordinate care

·        Education placement services to provide flexibility

o   Expectant Teen Center (Garfield)

o   Infant Toddler Centers (Garfield and Twain High Schools)

·        Transportation (Compass Pass)

·        Ongoing follow-up to support high school graduation and post-secondary access

 

How to get connected with Cal-SAFE:

 

·        See your school nurse

·        See your school counselor

·        Or call our program directly

They will fill out an Inquiry Form and fax it to our office.

 

Our office is conveniently located at:
Garfield High School
1255 16th St.
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-508-5633
Fax: 858-496-1813