Admin

Hoover Programs and Services

Hoover Community Assets

Organization

Name

Contact

Services

Aaron Price Fellows Program

Annie Lyles

annie@aaronpricefellows.org

(619) 795-2036

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

cmorse2@sandi.netchristina@arc-experience.com(619) 344-4500

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) 795-2000pgutierrez@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) 344-4515crodriguez@sdsu.edu 619-344-4512jmondragontorres@sdsu.edunrodriguez@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

jcosio@mail.sdsu.edustepupsdsu@gmail.com 619-594-3870

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

zaramarselian@lamaestra.org

(619) 584-1612

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

kwilder@prokidsonline.org

(619) 582-7884

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

Reading Legacies

Info@readinglegacies.org

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

Reality Changers

Ashley Morgan Jordan Harrison Mariel Mauricio

ashleyr@reality.org

(619) 516-2222

jordan@realitychangers.org

(619) 516-2222

mariel@realitychangers.org

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

ynoyes@sandi.net

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

jgortiz@wahupa.org

(619) 297-4471

pbacame@wahupa.org

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.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 24/7National 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.

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