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Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP)
SBCS provides a curriculum for youth specific community groups, along with discussions for parents and school staff about the topic of reproductive and sexual health at local schools.
Funded through the Office of Adolescent Health, Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) program is a school-based sexual and reproductive health education serving all student grades 8th through to 12th in San Diego.
Suicide Prevention & Intervention
Currently offered in San Diego South County middle and high schools, HERE NOW is a prevention and early intervention program to help youth recognize the warning signs of depression and suicide in themselves or a friend and how to seek help. Youth may receive assessment and linkage to mental health support if a need is identified.
The curriculum focuses on:
HERE Now is a five-year program funded through County of San Diego Behavioral Health.
What does it mean when a child or teen is suicidal?
What are some signs?
Our Safe Place
A welcoming community center for youth up to age 21 and their families.
One of San Diego’s most vulnerable populations, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) youth, often suffer because of non-supportive or even hostile environments in their homes, schools, and communities. Located at SBCS Trolley Trestle Youth Hub, Our Safe Place (OSP) provides a wide variety of services for youth and their families, including support for alcohol and drug abuse, coming out, depression, family relationships, gender identity, sexual health, safe dating and transitioning.
Our Safe Place is a collaborative program with San Diego Youth Services and the YMCA of San Diego County. Each partner provides a drop-in center and San Diego Youth Services also provides a mental health clinic. The program is funded by the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency.
|Assessments||Support Groups – Youth and Caregiver||Mentoring|
|Referrals||Service Coordination||Educational/Vocational training|
|Social Activities||Advocacy||Outreach and Engagement Activities in South County|
Regional OSP Centers
SDYS Central Drop-in Center
|Our Safe Place Mental Health Clinic
3427 4th Avenue, Second Floor
San Diego, CA 94103
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
|YMCA North Inland Drop-in Center
1050 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA 92026
|YMCA North County Drop-in Center
215 Barnes Street
Oceanside, CA 92054
Additional Resources for South County
Groups for parents of LGBTQ youth
The Trevor Project
Family Acceptance Project: (FAP)
|City of Chula Vista: LGBTQ Community Resources|