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Cortez Hill Family Center

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.

  • Individualized case management
  • Comprehensive mental health services
  • Career development and employment services
  • Financial literacy training and credit counseling
  • Integrated housing support and temporary rental assistance
  • Therapeutic and educational children’s and youth services
  • Health and wellness resources and healthy eating workshops

Cortez Hill Family Center is funded in part with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds provided by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the City of San Diego. 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).