Cortez Hill Family Center provides interim housing and family services for low-income, single-parent or dual-parent families with children. In the 90-day program, clients focus on stabilizing their family unit, increasing their income, and securing stable housing.
Cortez Hill Family Center is one of the only homeless programs in San Diego County that houses families together. Family members are not separated by age or gender.
For information or to pick up an application, call 619.239.0355 or visit our administrative offices at 1012 C Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5:30pm).
Supportive family services are central to the effectiveness of our program. Essential resources and support, such as those highlighted below, allow families to overcome barriers and build a foundation for lasting self-sufficiency.
Cortez Hill Family Center for homeless families is a program of the City of San Diego, administered by the San Diego Housing Commission, and operated by YWCA of
San Diego County. Additional support is provided by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the California Department of Education and the Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), as well as the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP).