A Health Department is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with protecting public health. Health Departments may offer a range of social services, including educational programming on public health concerns like food borne illnesses, immunization, and infectious diseases. Many also offer clinical services, such as flu shot clinics, blood pressure screenings, and health consultations. Some Health Departments offer support services to families affected by environmental health problems such as lead poisoning or unclean water supplies.
San Diego County Health Department 3851 Rosecrans Street San Diego CA 92110 619-692-8500
A Mental Health Department is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides social services to people with mental health and substance abuse issues. Mental Health Departments offer a range of services, including housing assistance, employment programs, and services for people with developmental disabilities. Mental Health Departments may also offer substance abuse treatment services and counseling services for individuals, groups, and families. Many also offer programs to help people with behavioral health issues to avoid jail and hospital visits.
Central Region Mental Health Department 1250 Morena Boulevard San Diego CA 92110 619-692-8750
San Diego County California Mental Health Department 3255 Camino del Rio South San Diego CA 92108 619-563-2700
Southeast County Mental Health Department 3177 Ocean View Boulevard San Diego CA 92113 619-595-4400
United States Government San Diego Veterans Affairs Mental Health Department 9955 Pomerado Road San Diego CA 92131 858-537-8041
A Victims Assistance Center is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides support and assistance to the victims of crimes. In many locations, the Victims Assistance Office is run by the local Prosecutor’s Office. Victims Assistance Offices provide a range of support services to the victims of crimes, including crisis intervention services, support groups, mental health services, and medical advocacy. Victims Assistance Offices can also assist the victims of crimes with obtaining compensation.
San Diego County California Victims Assistance 330 West Broadway San Diego CA 92101 619-531-4041
San Diego San Diego County Victims Assistance 2851 Meadow Lark Drive San Diego CA 92123 858-694-4254
San Diego Victims Assistance 3295 Meade Avenue San Diego CA 92116 619-280-1993