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Hoover Community Assets

Organization

Name

Contact

Services

Aaron Price Fellows Program

Annie Lyles

3yr community engagement experience (9)

Academy of Health and Healthier Communities (AHHC)

Ellen Hohenstein

ehohenstein@sandi.net

(619) 344-4640

Healthcare and biotech education/partnerships, health equity initiatives, internships
(9-12)

Academy of Information Technology (AOIT)

Ellen Towers

etowers@sandi.net

(619) 795-2000

IT education & skills, internships, mentorships. (9-12)

Academy of Literature, Media, and Arts (ALMA)

Michael Heu

mheu@sandi.net

(619) 344-4500 x3202

Artistic and creative education (journalism, music, theater, visual art) (9-12)

Arc Experience (IMIN)

Christina Morse Room 304

After school programs. Academic support, enrichment activities, physical activities, clubs, special events.
(9-12)

Bridge to Employment, FACES

Alex Ayala

aayala@rchsd.org 619-540-4233

Health and science career program (12)

Cardinals Interact

Beatriz Valencia Pamela Gutierrez

bvalencia@pricephilanthropies. org
(619) 795-2000 pgutierrez@pricephilanthropies. org

(619) 795-2031

Mentoring, tutoring, college prep, team building- 50 students (9)

Cesar Chavez Service Clubs

Paty Arvizu

paty@chavezclubs.org

619-484-8492

Community service, character development (9-12)

Children & Youth in Transition

Amanda Urena

aurena@sandi.net

619-725-8181

Assistance for students identified as refugees, homeless, in foster care, or military dependents

College Avenue Compact (CAC)

Laura Angel-Zavala Claudia Rodriguez Jose Mondragon Jackie Rodriguez

langelzavala@sdsu.edu
(619) 344-4515 crodriguez@sdsu.edu 619-344-4512 jmondragontorres@sdsu.edu nrodriguez@sdsu.edu

College/career presentations, advising, workshops (9-11)

Community Law Project

Ted Janowsky

TJanowsky@cwsl.edu

(619) 356-8994

Legal services, consultations, referrals - Located in Hoover’s Wellness Center. (all community members)

Consensus Organizing Center, SDSU Step Up

Jennifer Cosio Jasmine Jackson

SDSU Social Work course, community service - 25 students (11)

Copley Price YMCA – Teen Achievers and & Y Strong Girls

Edgar Vargas

evargas@ymca.org 619-280-9622 ex. 11615

Tutoring, college preparation, mentoring, study skill workshops, computer lab access, volunteering, and internships. *Free dinner in Teen Center Mon-Fri 3:30-5:30*
(9-12)

FACES for the Future

Carolyn Winn Alex Ayala Alicia Cerna

cwinn@rchsd.org

(619) 550-6393

Medical field programs: Internships, academic support, leadership - recruited students
(9-12)

Health Center - Hoover

Ellen Hohenstein

ehohenstein@sandi.net

(619) 344-4640

School Nurse, Health Tech, La Maestra Clinic (Physician’s Assistant, Medical Doctor, Dental Clinic), Mental Health services/therapy (Rady Children’s Hospital & UPAC ).

Hoover Innovation Center –Online & Independent Study

Andrea McCullough

amccullough@sandi.net

(619)540-4233

Credit recovery, online coursework (9-12)

IRC – Job Club

Hassan Paiwand

hassan.paiwand@rescue.org

619-440-6208 ext 228

Incentives, internships, tutoring, field trips, community service, career/employment readiness – low income youth, D/F students (11-12)

La Maestra Community Health Centers

Dora Rodriguez Zara Marselian

Located in Hoover HS Health Center. Student health services for La Maestra patients, including immunizations, birth control, STI services, emergency services, dental clinic, physical fitness exams.

LGBTQIA+ Education and Advocacy & CSEC

Sophia Arredondo

sarredondo@sandi.net (619) 890-0811

District Program Manager for LGBTQIA+ Education and Advocacy; staff support & education, student/family support. Presentations, workshops, professional development, & resources.

Ocean Discovery Institute

Christina Contreras

ccontreras@oceandi.org

(619) 488-3849

Science/environmental after school & summer programs, career experience/skills- application process
(9-11)

Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE)

Carmen Russian

crussian@piqe.org

(619) 420-4730

Information/programs on navigating school systems and educational opportunities immigrant & low income
(Parents/Guardians)

Pro Kids Golf - The First Tee of San Diego

Kathy Wilder

Golf instruction integrating life skills, academic tutoring, mentoring, career exploration workshops, field trips
(9-11)

Reading Legacies

 

Community service -students read to a group of children (9-12)

Reality Changers

Ashley Morgan Jordan Harrison Mariel Mauricio

Tutoring, leadership training, community service, SAT prep, college services. (9-11)
**College Apps: Gerardo Jaimes

School Social Worker- Hoover

Cindy Alfaro

calfaro@sandi.net

619-344-4500 ext 2617

Referrals for mental health services, crisis intervention

School Police- Hoover

Officer Jennifer Gruner

jgruner@sandi.net

619-291-7678

Police dispatch, law enforcement, school safety, security, PERT, crime prevention

SDSU Pathways Service-Learning Tutoring

Nadia Rohlinger

nrohlinger@mail.sdsu.edu

(619) 594-1683

Tutoring in-class & after school math, science, English, history. (9-12)

SDSU- Price Community Scholars

Mary Taylor Alessa Becerra

mftaylor@mail.sdsu.edu (619)594-3685 abecerra-w@sdsu.edu

Mentors for high achieving students, supporting pathway to college– enroll during middle school
(9-12)

SDSU Talent Search

Nada Stevens Rachel Rojas

nstevens@mail.sdsu.edu

(619) 594-2954

Financialaidcounseling–lowincome,1stgen.Academic&careercounseling. (9-12)

SDSU Upward Bound

Tomasa Mauricio

tmauricio@mail.sdsu.edu

(619) 594-1899

College app, financial aid, admissions guidance. Academic advising & tutoring. Summer programs- educational/recreational
- recruited students (9)

Social Justice Academy (SJA)

Yolanda Noyes

Advocates positive social action for self, family, community & environment. Project-based curriculum- human rights, social concerns, restorative justice practices.

Sustainable Academy of Building Engineering (SABE)

Angie Hummel

ahummel@sandi.net

(619)594-3870

Engineering, sustainability and construction education & skills. Project-based & hands-on learning, workplace experiences.
(9-12)

UCSD Upward Bound Math & Science

Marcus Thompson

mwthompson@ucsd.edu

(619) 721-1154

Services/programs for students pursuing math & science careers. Tutoring, academic, personal, & financial counseling.
(9-12)

UPAC Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program

Destiny Horn

www.upacsd.com 619-501-4043

Teen Recovery Center. Substance abuse treatment recovery services; individual & group non-residential. Therapy services, parent support, medication management. Located in Hoover’s Wellness Center.

Wellness Center - Hoover

TBD

TBD

Health & wellness services, link to emotional and social support services. Wellness encounters (check-ins), workshops, resource coordination.
Open to all students and community.

WAHUPA TRiO Educational Talent Search

Jesus Ortiz Patty Bacame Claudia Pak

Academic advising, financial aid info, tutoring, college info, career exploration, parent/student workshops
(9-11)

Emergency Support Phone Numbers
Access and Crisis Line
​​: 1-888-724-7240 Available 24/7
Trevor Project Suicide Hotline for LGBTQIA+ Youth​​: 866-488-7386 Available 24/7 Crisis Text Line​​: 741-741 Available 24/7
Live Chat: ​​www.up2SD.orgAvailable Mon-Fri 4:00-10:00pm

Child Abuse Reporting Hotline​​: 800-344-6000 Available 24/7
San Diego Domestic Violence Hotline:​​ ​​1-888-385-4657 Available 24/7 Storefront Youth Emergency Shelter: ​​1-866-Place2Stay/752-2327 Available 24/7 National Human Trafficking Resource Hotline​​: 1-888-373-7888 Available 24/7

 

 San Diego Community Assets

Organization

Name

Contact

Services

Alliance for African Assistance

Jimmy Dervishi

gm@alliance-for-africa.org

(619) 286-9052 ext. 229

Refugee/immigrant support: preparing host families, English classes, job assistance/employment services, health screenings

Alternative Healing Network

Ryan Altman

ryan@althealnet.org

619-546-4806

Integrative health nights: massage, acupuncture, energy healing, yoga

Bridge of Hope

Sheri Briggs

sheri@bridgeofhopesd.org

858-380-7993

Services for families in transition: provide furniture, clothing, food, everyday needed items

CareerSmart Program

Taylor Romero

3275 Market St. Suite 101

619-928-4532

Learn career/post-secondary skills.  Ten week training program ages 17-24. Microsoft Office Specialist, IC3 Certification, A+ Certification.

Center for Community Solutions

Verna Griggin-Tabor

vtabor@ccssd.org

858-272-5777

Violence prevention/response services: domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse. Crisis hotline and in-person emergency crisis response. Victim advocacy.  

Central Region Public Health Center

 

Front Desk:

619-229-5400

HIV counseling and testing, immunizations, STI services

Circulate San Diego

Jim Stone

jstone@circulatedsd.org

619-544-9255

Advocates for safer walking conditions, teaches pedestrian safety laws, Walk to School Day

City Heights Community Development Corporations

Kenneth Grimes

kgrimes@cityheightscdc.org

619-961-1052

Employment preparation and direct job placement, community improvement, food pantry.

City Heights Farmer’s Market: Fresh Fund

Troy McKinney

Troy.mckinney@rescue.org

619-641-7510 ext.277

Farmers’ market incentive program – goal to increase access to healthy, fresh foods in under-served communities

City Heights Foundation

Enrique Gandarilla

enrique@cityheightsba.org

619-906-4453

Addresses youth violence, community improvement, annual City Heights Youth Resources and Job Fair, Day of the Dead Celebration, Cinco De Mayo event.

City Heights Recreation Center

Raul Contreras

rcontreras@sandiego.gov

619-641-6104

Parks and Rec programs: art, dance, sports, teen center, exercise, camps, etc.

City Heights Runners

Chris Brewster

chris@urbanlifesd.org

(619) 495-8153

Running club, promotes emotional & physical health, teaches grit, healthy relationships, communication, life planning, tutoring, summer reading program

(9-12)

City Heights Wellness Center: Scripps Health/Rady Children’s hospital

Lisa Vandervort

Vandervort.Lisa@scrippshealth.org

(619) 321-2922

Nutrition programs/classes, health education services, mental health counseling, exercise programs, disease prevention

College Area Pregnancy Services

Julie Niven

julie@capsonline.org

(619)-337-8080

Pregnancy counseling/support, STI risk education, counseling re. sexuality issues & relationship issues, medical services

Community Resources and Self Help (CRASH)

Sue Dolby

SDolby@crashinc.org

(619) 297-5131

Alcohol and other drug services – men’s live-in program 18yrs+

Comprehensive Training Systems

Kristen Walker

kwalker@ctsjobs.org

(619) 424-6650

Job training and placement; technical and certificated trainings.   

The Cupboard on 54th

3060 54th St

619-229-9745

Food Pantry (no ID required) Hours: Tues. 10:30-12:30, Thurs. 11:00-1:30, Fri. 10:30-1:30

The Elizabeth Hospice - Grief Support Groups

Melissa Lunardini

melissa.lunardini@ehospice.org

760-796-3705

Grief support groups that meet twice a month in the evening. Teen Group ages 13-17. Free of charge. Parents have own concurrent grief support group

Family Health Centers of San Diego

 

Front Desk:

(619) 515-2300

Healthcare and support services: medical, dental, counseling/mental health, women’s health, etc.

Feeding America San Diego

Jennifer Gilmore

jgilmore@feedingamerica.org

(858) 768-7427

Hunger relief organization, meal distribution, nutrition education, CalFresh outreach

Girl Scouts of San Diego

Jen Nation

jnation@sdgirlscouts.org

(619)298-8391

Girl-Led programs: Leadership skills, community service, sports/hobbies, travel, camps.

Global Institute for Public Strategies

Dan Tomsky

dan.tomsky@globalips.org

(619) 476-9100 ext. 114

Neighborhood clean-up events, improve neighborhood safety & quality

Hillcrest Youth Center

 

hyc@thecentersd.org

(619)497-2920

LGBTQIA+ drop-in safe space, workshops, discussion groups, recreational activities, HW help, social events

Home Start

Nicole Koch

nkoch@home-start.org

619-229-3660 ext 222

4305 University Ave 4th floor suite 410

Employment Services: applications, resumes, cover letters, financial literacy, counseling services (child abuse, victims of crime, parent-child interaction). Medical&CalFresh enrollments.  Food distribution @ Collas-Mead Elementary and Logan Library 1/month

International Rescue Committee (IRC): Youth and Refugee Programs

Mitch Johnson

mitch.johnson@rescue.org

(619) 641-7510

Refugee services: youth programs, housing, cash assistance, English classes, employment assistance, food programs.

Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank

Kaye de Lancey Hentschke

kdelancey@sandiegofoodbank.org

(858) 863-5129

Emergency food assistance program, food distribution programs, food drives.

Jewish Family Service

 

jfsonline@jfssd.org

(858) 637-3210

Counseling services, child abuse prevention, Human services: homeless, domestic violence, adoption, refugee resettlement, psychiatric case management, disaster response, emergency food distribution.

Leah’s Pantry

Adrienne Markworth

Adrienne@leahspantrysf.org

(415) 710-2729

Cooking and nutrition programming & workshops

License to Freedom

Dilkhwaz Ahmed, M.S.

dilkhwaz@licensetofreedom.org

(619) 401-2800

Domestic violence prevention, treatment & awareness, counseling services, youth services (arts, parenting classes, therapy).  

Love City Heights

Edwin Lohr

Carlos Quezada

Midcityambassador@gmail.com

619.987.5354

franciscomontoya1981@yahoo.com

Creates welcoming community through art, music, community events and donations, while helping local businesses beautify their storefront.  Beautification of City Heights through deterring graffiti

Mama’s Kitchen

Carlos Medina

Carlos@mamaskitchen.org

619-233-6262 ext. 108

Food/free meal delivery to those affected by AIDS or cancer

Mid-City CAN

Diana Ross

dross@midcitycan.org

(619) 283-9624

Community meetings -Youth council for community organizing (smoke free project, peace promotion, substance abuse prevention, teen sexual health)

Multi-Cultural Community Relations Office – San Diego Police Dept.

Paul Yang

pmyang@pd.sandiego.gov

(619) 531-1526

Refugee services: Holiday toy drive, info for crime victims, crime prevention, workshops for personal protection

National Conflict Resolution Center

Marc A. Meyer

mmeyer@ncrconline.com

(619) 238-2400  ext. 225

Community mediation program and training programs: conflict management, restorative justice

Neighborhood House Association

Damon Carson

dcarson@neighborhoodhouse.org (858) 715-264

Center for services: health, mental health, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, housing counseling, emergency assistance. HW center

Nile Sisters Development Initiative

Elizabeth Lou

elou@nilesisters.org

(619) 265-2959

Refugee services: counseling, healthcare, nutrition/fitness education, drivers training

Outdoor Outreach

Ben McCue

Hanna Gneiting

ben@outdooroutreach.org

(619) 238-5790

hanna.gneiting@outdooroutreach.org

(619) 238-5790

Outdoor recreational activities, adventure clubs

Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

Carolyn Pinces

cpinces@planned.org

(619) 881-4500

Sexual health services: birth control, testing and treatment for STIs, pregnancy testing, and counseling. Educational services

Rady Children’s Urgent Care:

Behavioral Health Urgent Care

 

4305 University Avenue

Suite 150
San Diego, CA 921054

858-966-5484

Urgent emotional & behavioral concerns. Walk-in clinic, risk and diagnostic assessment, crisis intervention, case management, referral and linkage to community resources. Urgent psychiatric/medication evaluations

Restorative Justice Mediation Program

Jim Walsh

jwalsh@diocese-sdiego.org

(858) 490-8375

Receive case referrals from probation officers, SD Court System, and individuals.

San Diego Canyonlands

Eric Bowlby

Linda Pennington

eric@sdcanyonlands.org

(619) 284-9399

Nature-based education, clean-ups and restoration events, provides tools, donating plants, and volunteering.  

San Diego Family Care

Roberta L. Feinberg, M.S.

Feinberg@lvhcc.com

(858) 279-9676

Health clinic: adult, teen, & pediatric services, behavioral health services, prenatal services

San Diego Futures Foundation

Gary Knight

gknight@sdfutures.org

(619) 269-1684, ext. 218

Low-cost computer classes, low-cost & donated refurbished computes, free tech training for IT careers

San Diego Hunger Coalition

Jennifer Tracy

Jennifer@hungeraction.net

(619) 501-7917

CalFresh partner, educate public on hunger issues and local resources

San Diego Regional Center

Sandra Bishop

svbishop@sdrc.org

(858) 576-2966

Services for persons with developmental & intellectual disabilities including assessments & case management

San Diego Workforce Partnership

Heather Milne Barger

heathermb@workforce.org

(619) 228-2904

Job training programs, summer programs, internships, employment opportunities

San Diego Youth Services

Steven H.  Jella

sjella@sdyouthservices.org

(619) 221-8600

Services for homeless, runaway, abused, and at-risk youth. Runaway shelters, foster care, adoption services, expressive arts

SAY San Diego

Omar Isidoro

Demaris Climax

Kevin O’Neill

oisidoro@saysandiego.org

619-283-9624 ext 310

dclimax@saysandiego.org

(619) 857-8245

kevin@saysandiego.org

619-283-9624

Support/prevention: substance abuse, child abuse, foster care, juvenile delinquency, mental health services, family support, Extended day before and after school

SAY San Diego Teen Court

Brandon Johnson

bjohnson@saysandiego.org

(858) 565-4148

Trains students to be jurors, prosecuting attorneys, defense attorneys, court clerks, and bailiffs.

SDSU Center for Community Counseling and Engagement

Jan Ewing, Dr.

drjanewing@gmail.com

619-594-4918

Counseling services: individual & family, connects youth and families with counseling resources

Second Chance

Trisha Gooch

tgooch@secondchanceprogram.org (619) 839-0950

Job readiness training, job placement services, sober-living housing, services for those hardest to employ (former substance abusers, ex-offenders, at-risk youth).

STARS Program - San Diego Youth Services

 

619-521-2250

Services for youth 12-24 yrs involved with commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking.

STAR/PAL

Claire O’Leary

coleary@starpal.org

(619) 531-2559

Free educational, athletic, and recreational programs, partnering with law enforcement: tutoring, violence prevention, outdoor enrichment, holiday giving

Survivors of Torture, International (SURVIVORS)

Kathi Anderson

kanderson@notorture.org

(619) 278-2400

Programs for trauma survivors: medical, dental, psychiatric, psychological, and social services.  Education on effects of torture.

Tariq Khamisa Foundation

Jeanne Rawdin

jrawdin@tkf.org  

(619) 955-8777 x106

Violence prevention: education, mentorship, community service

The AjA Project

Sandra Ainslie

sandra@ajaproject.org

(619)223-7001

Photography-based programming, youth empowerment (self-esteem, coping, behavioral health) after-school and in-school programs

The Salvation Army Kroc Center

Camille McKinnie

Camille.Mckinnie@usw.salvationarmy.org

(619) 446-0259

Aquatic center, Ed center (tutoring), gym, ice area, recreational field (challenge course/rock wall), perf. arts center, art classes, day camp, food/clothing assistance

TranscenDANCE

Teresa Trout

teresa@tDArts.org

(619) 255-3812

Free dance classes, community-building activities, service projects

UCSD Mother, Child and Adolescent HIV Program

Mary Caffery

mcaffery@ucsd.edu

(619) 543-8089

HIV care to women & youth: medical care, patient education, counseling, case management, peer advocacy, and community education.   

Union of Pan Asian Communities (UPAC)

Jennifer Leedom

jleedom@upacsd.com

(619) 232-6454

Mental health services, multicultural counseling, homeless services, Alliance for Community Empowerment Program, drug treatment & teen recovery.

United Way of San Diego County

Heather Pham

hpham@uwsd.org

(858) 363-4173

Charity and resources/services for student and family needs

UPLIFT:  Urban People Living in Faith & Trust

Linda Guzzo

uplift@uplift.sdcoxmail.com

(619) 234-4504

Educational, spiritual, social support: after-school tutoring and mentoring activities

Urban Corps

Klara T.  Arter

karter@urbancorps.org

(619) 235-6884, ext. 3122

Job training and community service in the fields of conservation and recycling

UrbanLIfe

Jake Medcalf

jake@urbanlifesd.org

(858) 334-5325

Neighborhood relationship building: adventure trips, weekly programs, and small groups

Waters of Jordan

Delores Korokous

info@watersofjordan.org

(619) 487-9738

Services for abused, distressed, and underserved women & their children: counseling/therapy, crisis intervention, emergency shelter, support groups, classes.

YMCA Youth & Family Services

Kim Morgan

kmorgan@ymca.org

(619) 281-8313

Social service dept. offering sliding-scale family support/counseling services. Transitional housing for youth. Kinship support services.