Get Services: Home Start is here to help

Do you need help?

Home Start offers wraparound programs for vulnerable San Diego children and families.


Access to food can be obtained through our Communities in Action program.
Learn more about Communities in Action.


If you are in need of housing, please contact us via email:
Learn more about our Maternity Housing Program.

Behavioral Health Services

Behavioral Health Services at Home Start provides individual therapy services to children under 18 years of age across San Diego County.
Learn more about what Behavioral Health Services are available.

Employment Assistance

Home Start is committed to helping families reach self-sufficiency.
Learn more about employment assistance through our Communities in Action Program.

Tax Assistance

Free tax preparation services and back taxes are available through our VITA program.
Learn more about our Free Tax Prep.

Parenting Classes

Parenting classes and services are free of charge and are offered in several regions of the County by Home Start and partner agencies.
Learn more about our Community Services for Families.

Maternity Support Services

Learn more about our Maternity Shelter Program
Learn more about our First 5 First Steps program

If none of the above programs address your immediate needs, we encourage you to call 211 or visit for more resources and information. 


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To report child abuse, contact the Child Abuse Hotline at (858) 560-2191

It is never a mistake to get help for a child or adolescent you feel is in danger.

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