Hoover Community Assets
Aaron Price Fellows Program
3yr community engagement experience (9)
Academy of Health and Healthier Communities (AHHC)
Healthcare and biotech education/partnerships, health equity initiatives, internships
Academy of Information Technology (AOIT)
IT education & skills, internships, mentorships. (9-12)
Academy of Literature, Media, and Arts (ALMA)
(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.
Bridge to Employment, FACES
Health and science career program (12)
Beatriz Valencia Pamela Gutierrez
Mentoring, tutoring, college prep, team building- 50 students (9)
Cesar Chavez Service Clubs
Community service, character development (9-12)
Children & Youth in Transition
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
College/career presentations, advising, workshops (9-11)
Community Law Project
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
firstname.lastname@example.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*
FACES for the Future
Carolyn Winn Alex Ayala Alicia Cerna
Medical field programs: Internships, academic support, leadership - recruited students
Health Center - Hoover
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
Credit recovery, online coursework (9-12)
IRC – Job Club
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
email@example.com (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
Science/environmental after school & summer programs, career experience/skills- application process
Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE)
Information/programs on navigating school systems and educational opportunities immigrant & low income
Pro Kids Golf - The First Tee of San Diego
Golf instruction integrating life skills, academic tutoring, mentoring, career exploration workshops, field trips
Community service -students read to a group of children (9-12)
Ashley Morgan Jordan Harrison Mariel Mauricio
Tutoring, leadership training, community service, SAT prep, college services. (9-11)
School Social Worker- Hoover
619-344-4500 ext 2617
Referrals for mental health services, crisis intervention
School Police- Hoover
Officer Jennifer Gruner
Police dispatch, law enforcement, school safety, security, PERT, crime prevention
SDSU Pathways Service-Learning Tutoring
Tutoring in-class & after school math, science, English, history. (9-12)
SDSU- Price Community Scholars
Mary Taylor Alessa Becerra
firstname.lastname@example.org (619)594-3685 email@example.com
Mentors for high achieving students, supporting pathway to college– enroll during middle school
SDSU Talent Search
Nada Stevens Rachel Rojas
SDSU Upward Bound
College app, financial aid, admissions guidance. Academic advising & tutoring. Summer programs- educational/recreational
Social Justice Academy (SJA)
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)
Engineering, sustainability and construction education & skills. Project-based & hands-on learning, workplace experiences.
UCSD Upward Bound Math & Science
Services/programs for students pursuing math & science careers. Tutoring, academic, personal, & financial counseling.
UPAC Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
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
Health & wellness services, link to emotional and social support services. Wellness encounters (check-ins), workshops, resource coordination.
WAHUPA TRiO Educational Talent Search
Jesus Ortiz Patty Bacame Claudia Pak
Academic advising, financial aid info, tutoring, college info, career exploration, parent/student workshops
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.org Available 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
Alliance for African Assistance
(619) 286-9052 ext. 229
Refugee/immigrant support: preparing host families, English classes, job assistance/employment services, health screenings
Alternative Healing Network
Integrative health nights: massage, acupuncture, energy healing, yoga
Bridge of Hope
Services for families in transition: provide furniture, clothing, food, everyday needed items
3275 Market St. Suite 101
Learn career/post-secondary skills. Ten week training program ages 17-24. Microsoft Office Specialist, IC3 Certification, A+ Certification.
Center for Community Solutions
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
HIV counseling and testing, immunizations, STI services
Circulate San Diego
Advocates for safer walking conditions, teaches pedestrian safety laws, Walk to School Day
City Heights Community Development Corporations
Employment preparation and direct job placement, community improvement, food pantry.
City Heights Farmer’s Market: Fresh Fund
Farmers’ market incentive program – goal to increase access to healthy, fresh foods in under-served communities
City Heights Foundation
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
Parks and Rec programs: art, dance, sports, teen center, exercise, camps, etc.
City Heights Runners
Running club, promotes emotional & physical health, teaches grit, healthy relationships, communication, life planning, tutoring, summer reading program
City Heights Wellness Center: Scripps Health/Rady Children’s hospital
Nutrition programs/classes, health education services, mental health counseling, exercise programs, disease prevention
College Area Pregnancy Services
Pregnancy counseling/support, STI risk education, counseling re. sexuality issues & relationship issues, medical services
Community Resources and Self Help (CRASH)
Alcohol and other drug services – men’s live-in program 18yrs+
Comprehensive Training Systems
Job training and placement; technical and certificated trainings.
The Cupboard on 54th
3060 54th St
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
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
Healthcare and support services: medical, dental, counseling/mental health, women’s health, etc.
Feeding America San Diego
Hunger relief organization, meal distribution, nutrition education, CalFresh outreach
Girl Scouts of San Diego
Girl-Led programs: Leadership skills, community service, sports/hobbies, travel, camps.
Global Institute for Public Strategies
(619) 476-9100 ext. 114
Neighborhood clean-up events, improve neighborhood safety & quality
Hillcrest Youth Center
LGBTQIA+ drop-in safe space, workshops, discussion groups, recreational activities, HW help, social events
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
Refugee services: youth programs, housing, cash assistance, English classes, employment assistance, food programs.
Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank
Kaye de Lancey Hentschke
Emergency food assistance program, food distribution programs, food drives.
Jewish Family Service
Counseling services, child abuse prevention, Human services: homeless, domestic violence, adoption, refugee resettlement, psychiatric case management, disaster response, emergency food distribution.
Cooking and nutrition programming & workshops
License to Freedom
Dilkhwaz Ahmed, M.S.
Domestic violence prevention, treatment & awareness, counseling services, youth services (arts, parenting classes, therapy).
Love City Heights
Creates welcoming community through art, music, community events and donations, while helping local businesses beautify their storefront. Beautification of City Heights through deterring graffiti
619-233-6262 ext. 108
Food/free meal delivery to those affected by AIDS or cancer
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.
Refugee services: Holiday toy drive, info for crime victims, crime prevention, workshops for personal protection
National Conflict Resolution Center
Marc A. Meyer
(619) 238-2400 ext. 225
Community mediation program and training programs: conflict management, restorative justice
Neighborhood House Association
firstname.lastname@example.org (858) 715-264
Center for services: health, mental health, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, housing counseling, emergency assistance. HW center
Nile Sisters Development Initiative
Refugee services: counseling, healthcare, nutrition/fitness education, drivers training
Outdoor recreational activities, adventure clubs
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest
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
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
Receive case referrals from probation officers, SD Court System, and individuals.
San Diego Canyonlands
Nature-based education, clean-ups and restoration events, provides tools, donating plants, and volunteering.
San Diego Family Care
Roberta L. Feinberg, M.S.
Health clinic: adult, teen, & pediatric services, behavioral health services, prenatal services
San Diego Futures Foundation
(619) 269-1684, ext. 218
Low-cost computer classes, low-cost & donated refurbished computes, free tech training for IT careers
San Diego Hunger Coalition
CalFresh partner, educate public on hunger issues and local resources
San Diego Regional Center
Services for persons with developmental & intellectual disabilities including assessments & case management
San Diego Workforce Partnership
Heather Milne Barger
Job training programs, summer programs, internships, employment opportunities
San Diego Youth Services
Steven H. Jella
Services for homeless, runaway, abused, and at-risk youth. Runaway shelters, foster care, adoption services, expressive arts
SAY San Diego
619-283-9624 ext 310
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
Trains students to be jurors, prosecuting attorneys, defense attorneys, court clerks, and bailiffs.
SDSU Center for Community Counseling and Engagement
Jan Ewing, Dr.
Counseling services: individual & family, connects youth and families with counseling resources
email@example.com (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
Services for youth 12-24 yrs involved with commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking.
Free educational, athletic, and recreational programs, partnering with law enforcement: tutoring, violence prevention, outdoor enrichment, holiday giving
Survivors of Torture, International (SURVIVORS)
Programs for trauma survivors: medical, dental, psychiatric, psychological, and social services. Education on effects of torture.
Tariq Khamisa Foundation
(619) 955-8777 x106
Violence prevention: education, mentorship, community service
The AjA Project
Photography-based programming, youth empowerment (self-esteem, coping, behavioral health) after-school and in-school programs
The Salvation Army Kroc Center
Aquatic center, Ed center (tutoring), gym, ice area, recreational field (challenge course/rock wall), perf. arts center, art classes, day camp, food/clothing assistance
Free dance classes, community-building activities, service projects
UCSD Mother, Child and Adolescent HIV Program
HIV care to women & youth: medical care, patient education, counseling, case management, peer advocacy, and community education.
Union of Pan Asian Communities (UPAC)
Mental health services, multicultural counseling, homeless services, Alliance for Community Empowerment Program, drug treatment & teen recovery.
United Way of San Diego County
Charity and resources/services for student and family needs
UPLIFT: Urban People Living in Faith & Trust
Educational, spiritual, social support: after-school tutoring and mentoring activities
Klara T. Arter
(619) 235-6884, ext. 3122
Job training and community service in the fields of conservation and recycling
Neighborhood relationship building: adventure trips, weekly programs, and small groups
Waters of Jordan
Services for abused, distressed, and underserved women & their children: counseling/therapy, crisis intervention, emergency shelter, support groups, classes.
YMCA Youth & Family Services
Social service dept. offering sliding-scale family support/counseling services. Transitional housing for youth. Kinship support services.