San Diego County Social Services for Families

Find San Diego County California social services and programs related to families. Social services for families are provided by Child Support Offices, Child, Youth and Family Services, and Child Abuse Prevention Centers.


A Child Abuse Office is an office run by the state, county, or local government that is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect. Child Abuse Offices investigate reports of suspected child abuse or neglect and provide services to prevent child abuse and domestic violence. Child Abuse Offices may also coordinate with local school districts to provide training, support, and assistance in reporting and preventing child abuse.

Promises2Kids 9440 Ruffin Court San Diego CA 92123 858-278-4400

San Diego Child Welfare Services 6950 Levant Street San Diego CA 92111 858-560-2191


Child, Family, and Youth Services are services offered by state, county, and local governments that assist children, youth, and families. These services can include efforts to end youth homelessness, programs to prevent adolescent pregnancy, and services to prevent violence against children. Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also offer early childhood services, including childcare support, family nutrition programs, and support for children with developmental delays. In some locations, Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also manage foster care and adoption services.

Chula Vista Youth Center 465 L Street Chula Vista CA 91911 619-691-5276

San Diego County Children Service 1000 Bay Marina Drive National CA 91950 619-336-5777


A Child Support Office is a government office at the state, county, or local level that provides support and assistance in processing child support payments. Child Support Offices provide a number of services, including establishing paternity, locating non-custodial parents, and collecting child support payments. Child Support Offices also help enforce court orders for child support and assist families in receiving additional benefits for children. Child Support Offices provide services for anyone in the community who is eligible for child support payments.

San Diego Child Support & Enforcement Office 220 West Broadway San Diego CA 92101 866-901-3212