Community Resources


The following tools and resources are provided to assist independent living operators and tenants. Use of this website, and all content therein, is subject to the Terms of Use which, by utilizing this website, the user agrees to comply with.


Health Definitions and Forms



Mental Health Resources


NAMI San Diego

NAMI San Diego offers a helpline, support groups, educational meetings, and a number of classes on mental illness held at various locations throughout San Diego County.

2-1-1 San Diego

Serving the entire population of our region, 2-1-1 San Diego connects people with community, health and disaster services through a free, 24/7 stigma-free phone service and searchable online database. Using the power of technology and innovation, we connect people to the help they need.

Mental Health America (MHA) San Diego

FREE Mental Health First Aid Training

The San Diego Regional Center

Provides a variety of services to persons with developmental disabilities, their families, and the community, including assessments, individual and family service plans, and case management services.


Food Assistance & Distribution Programs



Utility Assistance


Visit 211 San Diego’s Utility Assistance webpage for information on:

  • California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE)
  • Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA)
  • Energy Savings Assistance Program
  • Public Wifi Sites
  • And more!

Additional Web-Based Resources


Community Health Improvement Partners

Community Health Improvement Partners (CHIP) is a 501(c)3 organization, whose mission is to improve the health of all San Diegans through needs assessment, advocacy, education, and programs best accomplished collectively.

Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH)

The Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) seeks to prevent and end homelessness by helping communities create permanent housing with services for at-risk and homeless individuals and families.

County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency

This project is funded by the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency’s Behavioral Health Services.

The San Diego LGBT Community Center

San Diego is experiencing a housing crisis and our LGBTQ community is significantly impacted. The Center is extremely proud of their work to help LGBTQ people who are experiencing housing insecurity or experiencing homelessness though their housing continuum. Housing insecurity and homelessness create other impacts on a person’s health and well-being and The Center is deeply committed to doing all they can to support them. The Center also provides rental assistance and many surrounding services and resources to prevent homelessness.



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