San Diego Center for Children

San Diego's oldest children's nonprofit providing hope and healing to thousands of children and families struggling with mental health challenges.

Founded in 1887, the San Diego Center for Children is the oldest children's nonprofit in the region, currently serving children and families struggling with emotional, behavioral, and mental health challenges. Within eight locations, and hundreds of homes throughout San Diego County, the Center provides assessment, outpatient therapy, school-based therapies, education, wraparound, foster care, and

Operating as usual

Photos from San Diego Center for Children's post 11/01/2022

Thank you to our generous sponsors and participants for making the 4th Annual Kids Classic Golf Tournament a success! With their help, the San Diego Center for Children will continue to help children and families struggling with mental, emotional and behavioral challenges.

We’re excited to share more pictures soon.

THANK YOU to our generous sponsors
NV5.inc, TSAC Engineering, Lantelligence, ASEC Inc., PAR Electrical Contractors, LLC, AirX Utility Surveyors, Inc., ECI Electrical Consultants, Inc., HCLTech, Henkels & McCoy, Inc., Underground Constructions Co., Inc. Pacific Western Bank, America Can - Cars for Kids , Southwest Airlines, Burns & McDonnell, Mercer Advisors, EPI The Engineering Partners, Inc., Cordoba Corporation, Pangea Biological, Saddleback Surveys, Inc., Patriot General Engineering, West Land Group, Inc. , AECOM, Attention Getters Design, Anthem, Seagull PME, Jersey Mike's Subs

Photos from San Diego Center for Children's post 10/21/2022

The 4th Annual Kids Classic Golf Tournament is only 1 weeks away! Join us for a fun day of golf to support the children and families served by the San Diego Center for Children.

Visit www.sdcckidsclassic.com to join the fun⛳️🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️

Thank you to our generous sponsors
NV5.inc, TSAC Engineering, Lantelligence, ASEC Inc., PAR Electrical Contractors, LLC, AirX Utility Surveyors, Inc., ECI Electrical Consultants, Inc., HCLTech, Henkels & McCoy, Inc., Underground Constructions Co., Inc. Pacific Western Bank, America Can - Cars for Kids, Southwest Airlines, Burns & McDonnell, Mercer Advisors, EPI The Engineering Partners, Inc., Cordoba Corporation, Pangea Biological, Saddleback Surveys, Inc., Patriot General Engineering, West Land Group, Inc. , AECOM, Attention Getters Design, Anthem, Seagull PME, Jersey Mike's Subs

10/11/2022

Thank you NV5.inc for being one of our generous and continued sponsors! Join us Friday, October 28 for a fun day of golf to support the children and families served by the San Diego Center for Children.

We are only 2 weeks away from the 4th Annual Kids Classic Golf Tournament!

Visit www.sdcckidsclassic.com for more information.

#sdcc

10/11/2022

World Mental Health Day is an opportunity for us to embrace our sense of community and normalize mental health.

10/06/2022

Thank you to all our generous sponsors for supporting the children and families served by the San Diego Center for Children!

Visit www.sdcckidsclassic.com for more information.

10/04/2022

Our 4th Annual Kids Classic Golf Tournament is only 3 weeks away!
Join us for a fun day of golf to support the children and families served by the San Diego Center for Children.
Thank you to all our generous sponsors!

Visit www.sdcckidsclassic.com for more information. ⛳️🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️

Photos from San Diego Center for Children's post 09/29/2022

It is an honor for San Diego Center for Children and the families we serve to be awarded this significant grant from Rest Haven Children's Health Fund. The need for timely access to mental health care has never been greater and these funds will allow us not only to expand the scope of our current services, but to also develop much-needed new intensive clinical services to meet the need of the community.

09/23/2022

Thank you to everyone who donated to this year’s back-to-school drive! These donations will equipped our youth with the supplies they needed to start the school year off ready to learn.

Gallagher, Children's Hospital-San Diego, LightStream, Kaiser Permanente San Diego, Jones Day, Founders First Capital Partners, LLC, F.O.C.U.S, CohnReznick LLP, California American Water, Biotix, Target

09/22/2022

Only 5 weeks away! Join us and be a part of our 4th Annual Kids Classic Golf Tournament on October 28 at Rancho Bernardo Inn for a fun day of golf, games and networking to support the children and families served by the San Diego Center for Children. For more information visit www.sdcckidsclassic.com 🏌️‍♀️⛳️🏌️‍♂️

09/21/2022

We want to extend a huge THANK YOU to the ResMed Foundation for their generous and continued support of our Math Program.

09/13/2022

THANK YOU for supporting San Diego Center for Children during the San Diego Gives day of giving.

You gift will ensure the San Diego Center for Children will continue to work with youth and families struggling with mental health challenges to provide them with the necessary therapeutic and educational services needed to be successful.

Thank you for your investment in the San Diego community!

09/07/2022

We are just 1 day away from the 2nd annual San Diego Gives. On September 8th, San Diego Center for Children will be part the GIVE local movement along with 326 local nonprofit organizations. Your donation will make a difference, and provide hope and healing to the children and families in San Diego! Early donations are now open.

Visit https://www.sandiegogives.org/organization/San-Diego-Center-For-Children

09/02/2022

Staff Summer Celebration 2022

Summer Staff Celebration Pictures! Center staff consists of dedicated and compassionate superheroes, working hard to make a positive difference in the lives of children and their families. Our Summer Staff Celebration is a fun day for the team to get together for games, giveaways and tacos! Special thanks to Advantage Printing Inc. for their help to provide everyone with Center t-shirts.

About the San Diego Center For Children 08/25/2022

About the San Diego Center For Children

We are just 2 weeks away from the 2nd annual San Diego Gives. On September 8th, San Diego Center for Children will be part the GIVE local movement along with 326 local nonprofit organizations. Your donation will make a difference, and provide hope and healing to the children and families in San Diego! Early donations are open, so if you’d like to give now, all donations count toward our San Diego Gives totals.

Visit https://www.sandiegogives.org/organization/San-Diego-Center-For-Children

About the San Diego Center For Children in 1887, the San Diego Center for Children is the oldest children's 501(c)(3) nonprofit in San Diego. The Center provid...

08/12/2022

Our 4th Annual Kids Classic is open for Registration! Join us Friday, October 28 at Rancho Bernardo Inn for a fun day of golf, games and networking to support the children and families served by the San Diego Center for Children. For more information visit www.sdcckidsclassic.com ⛳️🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️

08/09/2022

Thank you Grant Thornton US Team! We were thrilled to have this wonderful volunteer group back at the Center - helping to beautify our Academy classrooms with a fresh coat of paint. Thank you all for your help and support!

Photos from San Diego Center for Children's post 07/28/2022

Our Back to School drive has begun! Today we received 20 backpacks filled with supplies from the wonderful group at F.O.C.U.S. We are grateful to them and all of our community partners for their continued support of San Diego’s youth.
If you’d like to support this drive with funds or supplies, please visit the link in our Bio.

Photos from San Diego Center for Children's post 07/28/2022

Our Back to School drive has begun! Today we received 20 backpacks filled with supplies from the wonderful group at F.O.C.U.S We are grateful to them and all of our community partners for their continued support of San Diego’s youth.
If you’d like to support this drive with funds or supplies, please visit www.centerforchildren.org/ready.

07/26/2022

THANK YOU Cake4Kids for 5 years of ongoing support to provide cakes to the Center’s youth to celebrate their birthdays.

07/21/2022

A big THANK YOU to BOMA San Diego volunteers for their time and efforts to beautify the Center’s main campus last week! They brought in a ton of much-needed mulch, and did a wonderful job to spread it around our site. The areas look so great - the youth and staff are very appreciative of the fresh look. Thank you all again!

If your business or organization has interest in a beautification project or donation drive, email [email protected]

07/16/2022

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SAN DIEGO!!!

Join San Diego Center for Children and 326 nonprofits in celebrating San Diego's birthday TODAY!

Visit participating taprooms, restaurants and shops and give back at the same time.Visit https://www.sandiegogives.org/giving-events/sd22/happybirthday for more information.


07/16/2022

School will be back in session soon for the youth we serve. You can help them start the school year off on the right foot by donating supplies to our Back-to-School Drive.

For more information text “SDCC” to 44321 or visit link www.centerforchildren.org/ready

07/14/2022

Join San Diego Center for Children and 326 nonprofits in celebrating San Diego's birthday on Saturday, July 16.

Visit participating taprooms, restaurants and shops and give back at the same time.Visit https://www.sandiegogives.org/giving-events/sd22/happybirthdayfor more information.


07/12/2022

On behalf of the children and families we serve, THANK YOU San Diego Foundation for your continued support of the San Diego Center for Children.

06/30/2022

School will be back in session soon for the youth served by the San Diego Center for Children. We kindly ask for your support to help equip our youth with the supplies they need to start the school year off on the right foot.

For more information text “SDCC” to 44321 or visit www.centerforchildren.org/ready

06/28/2022

is a time to recognize the progress and remaining work in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights, including access to mental healthcare. Being LGBTQ+ is not a mental illness, but LGBTQ+ folks face unique mental health challenges due to stigma and discrimination. Here at the Center, we strive to empower our children to be comfortable in their skin while addressing their behavioral and mental health challenges.

Photos from San Diego Center for Children's post 06/23/2022

to our 135th Anniversary Celebration last month – the pictures are here! On behalf of our Board, Staff, Youth and Families, thank you to all who support this event and the Center in so many ways. We truly appreciate you!

06/23/2022

Do you have a passion for helping children and families live joyful and healthy lives? Then we want YOU to join our amazing team!

With over 400 caring professionals across 8 county locations, we empower over 1,000 families everyday struggling with mental, emotional, and behavioral health challenges.

There are various employment opportunities available with San Diego Center for Children!

To apply, please visit www.centerforchildren.org/about-us/careers

06/19/2022

As the San Diego Center for Children continues its efforts to advocate for social and racial justice we’re proud to recognize the importance of as a holiday.

06/09/2022

This we want to thank the San Diego County Target Stores districts 201, 231, & 267 for the generous treat bags and for being JoyMakers to the Center youth.

For more information on how to become a JoyMaker visit https://www.centerforchildren.org/how-you-can-help/joy-makers/!

The San Diego Center for Children Academy 06/08/2022

The San Diego Center for Children Academy

THANK YOU!!!
We are thrilled to share that the Center's 135th Anniversary Celebration was our most successful event…ever!
As you know, it takes a village to continue to provide the necessary programs and services for our youth and families. We are thankful to you for being a part of our “village” and grateful for your partnership and support.

Checkout the Academy video played on event night - featuring our young superstar, Danielle!
https://youtu.be/KP0aRWvr8ig

The San Diego Center for Children Academy The San Diego Center for Children Academy is a nonpublic school – accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC) – allowing students a pl...

05/30/2022

Let us remember and honor those who served to protect our country and our freedom.

05/25/2022

Through these tragedies our children need us to provide structure, support and hope to help them develop healthy coping skills.

05/21/2022

TODAY IS THE BIG DAY!

The 135th Anniversary Celebration 🎉 of the San Diego Center for Children. With your support, the Center continues to provide hope and healing to children and families throughout San Diego County.

You can still support our vital programs for more information visit
www.centerforchildren.org/celebration.

Photos from San Diego Center for Children's post 05/19/2022

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, our students share why Mental Health Matters to them.

05/16/2022

Join us and Honorary Chairs Phyllis and Dave Snyder for our 135th Anniversary Celebration this Saturday, May 21st. There is still time to purchase tickets visit www.centerforchildren.org/celebration.

Photos from San Diego Center for Children's post 05/13/2022

Thank you to our Honorary Committee for being a part of the 135th Anniversary Celebration. With your support, the Center continues to provide hope and healing to children and families throughout San Diego. For information on how to be part of the Celebration click on link in Bio.

For information visit www.centerforchildren.org/celebration.

05/12/2022

Thank you to our Honorary Committee for being a part of the 135th Anniversary Celebration. With your support, the Center continues to provide hope and healing to children and families throughout San Diego.

For information on how to be part of the Celebration visit www.centerforchildren.org/celebration.

Our Story

Founded in 1887, the San Diego Center for Children is the oldest children's 501(c)(3) nonprofit in the region accredited by The Joint Commission for its excellence in quality of care. The Center provides evidence-based therapeutic, educational, foster care and transition services to children and families struggling with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. Today, with 8 program sites and community-based services within hundreds of homes and schools across San Diego County, the Center empowers over 1,000 people every day.

For more information about our program services and events, please visit www.centerforchildren.org.

Videos (show all)

Staff Summer Celebration 2022
On behalf of the leadership, staff and families served by the San Diego Center for Children, we wish you and your family...
Thank you to all of our amazing #Holiday Heroes helping make the season bright for all the children and families we serv...
Chris -  Wrapworks
Are you passionate about training and supporting caregivers? The Center’s Foster Family Agency Stabilization and Treatme...
My Brown is Beautiful
Invitation from our super-star host

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3002 Armstrong St
San Diego, CA
92111

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