Crisis Resource Guide


                       Immediate Meals

St. Vincent de Paul (AKA Father Joe’s)

They will create an ID for food 

1501 Imperial Ave., San Diego

Monday – Saturday – be in at 10:00 for lunch (only) at 11:00 am

Sunday breakfast – be in line at 8:30 am for 9:30 breakfast


God’s Extended Hand

469 16th Street (Corner of 16th and Island)

Breakfast – served Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.  Be there at 9:00 am for 9:30 am breakfast

Dinner - served Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.  Be there at 5:30 pm for 6:00 pm dinner.

One meal on Saturday and Sunday – be there at 2:30 pm and doors close at 3:00 pm


                                                            Immediate Groceries


Catholic Charities (sign up at 8:00 am for morning and noon for afternoon)

349 Cedar Street, Room 101

Bagged food pickup Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 11:30 am and 1:00 pm to 3:30 

*must have ID and rent receipt


Salvation Army

825 7th Ave

Bagged food pickup Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday – 9:00 am to noon

*must have photo ID, SSN and proof of income

Emergency Shelter

Bridge Tent

(Men and Woman - Sponsored by The Alpha Project)

1620 Newton, San Diego


San Diego Rescue Mission (Woman and Children)

120 Elm Street

Arrive at 6:00 pm, 2 meals and clothing provided and shower upon exit.  Must be out by 7:00 am.

*case management also provided


God’s Extended Hand (Woman and Children)

469 16th Street (Corner of 16th and Island)


VOA (Volunteers of America Detox Center)

2340 E. 8th Street, Suite H, National City 

619-232-9343 for screening


McAlister Detox Sobering Services Center

3511 India Street

619-294-5760 for screening – Call between 7:00 and 10:00 am

Psych Care

Jane Westin Center

1045 9th Ave (9th and Broadway)


Walk-ins:  Monday- Friday, 10am-4pm

Friendship Clubhouse

286 Euclid Ave, #104


Walk-ins:  Monday – Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm

Medical Care

Family Health Centers


Walk-ins:  Monday – Friday, 8am–4pm

    • Downtown:  1250 6th Ave (6th and A)

    • Banker’s Hill:  120 Elm Street (2nd and Elm)

    • North Park:  3514 30th Street (offers dental)

    • Logan Heights:  1809 National Avenue

25th Street Family Medicine

316 25th Street, Suite #101, San Diego (25th and K)


Walk-ins:  Monday – Friday, 8am-4pm


Sharia’s Closet

6244 El Cajon Blvd, Suite 5 (#1 bus)

Free clothes for individuals and families

Monday – Thursday 10:30 am to 1:00 pm

Saturday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm



3725 30TH Street, San Diego, CA