Resources for Families

These resources are offered as information only and are not endorsed or recommended by the North Coastal Consortium for Special Education.  This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all resources available.  For additional resources please contact 211 San Diego, the Exceptional Family Resource Center, or the Special Needs Resource Foundation of San Diego which are listed below.

 

Local Family Resources

 

211
Information about emergency housing, food, financial assistance, abuse hotlines, substance abuse treatment, care for children or aging parents, etc. in 150 languages.
https://211sandiego.communityos.org/cms
Phone:  Dial the numbers 211
TTY:  858-300-1311

Exceptional Family Resource Center
www.efrconline.org
Phone Main Office: 1-800-281-8252
Phone North County: 760-761-5553

 

Special Needs Resource Foundation of San Diego
http://specialneedsresourcefoundationofsandiego.org
Phone: 619-685-6970

 

Disability Rights California
www.disabilityrightsca.org
Phone: 619-239-7861

 

Marine Corps Community Services Camp Pendleton
Exceptional Family Member Program
www.mccscp.com/efmp
Phone: 760.725.5363  

 

San Diego Regional Center for the Developmentally Disabled
www.sdrc.org
Phone Main Office:  858-576-2996
Phone North County Office: 760-736-1200

 

Special Needs Trust Foundation
www.sntf-sd.org
Phone: 619-201-2672

 

State Council on Developmental Disabilities San Diego Imperial Office
www.scdd.ca.gov/sandiego.htm
Phone: 619-688-3323

 

 

Child Care referral

 

YMCA Childcare Resource Service Enhanced Referrals
www.crs.ymca.org/programs/resource-and-referral/child-care-referrals/enhanced-referrals.html
Phone: 1-800-481-2151

 

Disability Specific Resources

 

Autism Society San Diego
www.autismsocietysandiego.org

 

Deaf Community Services of San Diego
www.deafcommunityservices.org

 

Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County
www.epilepsysandiego.org

 

San Diego Down Syndrome Association
www.sandiegodownsyndrome.org

 

United Cerebral Palsy Association
www.ucpsd.org

 

 

Mental Health Resources

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Diego
www.namisandiego.org
Helpline: 1-800-523-5933

 

National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
www.ffcmh.org

 

International Bipolar Foundation
http://ibpf.org
Phone: 858-764-2496

 

Understood (for learning and attention issues)
www.understood.org

 

Inclusive Education and Recreation

 

Inclusive Schools Network
www.inclusiveschools.org

 

Kids Included Together, Inc. (KIT, Inc.)
www.kitonline.org

 

National Inclusion Project
www.inclusionproject.org

 

Common Core State Standards

 

California Department of Education
http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/cc

 

National Parent Teacher Association
www.pta.org/parents/content.cfm?ItemNumber=2583

Self Advocacy

 

I’m Determined
www.imdetermined.org

 

Kids as Self Advocates
www.fvkasa.org

 

People First of California
www.peoplefirstca.org

 

People First of San Diego
www.sandiegopeoplefirst.com

Post High School

 

Department of Rehabilitation
www.dor.ca.gov
San Marcos Office Phone: 760-510-4705
San Marcos Office TTY: 760-510-3182 

 

Think College
www.thinkcollege.net

 

Other Family Resources

 

Father’s Network
www.fathersnetwork.org

 

Parent 2 Parent
www.p2pusa.org

 

Sibling Support Project
www.siblingsupport.org

 

Legislative/Informational

 

California Department of Developmental Services
www.dds.ca.gov

 

California Legislative Information
www.leginfo.ca.gov

 

Center for Parent Information and Resources
www.parentcenterhub.org/resources

 

Disability.Gov
www.disability.gov

 

Disability Scoop
http://www.disabilityscoop.com

Early Childhood

Early Start Transition Guide (PDF)

Preschool Guide (PDF)

 

 
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