Resources in East County An up-to-date list of resources available for the East County homeless community. This website is updated monthly and is maintained in partnership with EC Collab.

Crisis House: Provides housing and support for people experiencing homelessness. Address: 1034 N. Magnolia, El Cajon, CA 92020. Phone: (619) 444-1194

East County Transitional Living Center: A faith-based housing and recovery solution. Address: 1527 East Main St. El Cajon, CA. Phone: (619) 442-0457

MHS – Assertive Community Treatment Intensive Outreach Needs (ACTION) – East program: This program is for individuals in the East San Diego area who have either been diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness and/or are experiencing a chronic substance use disorder. Address: 10201 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071. Phone: (619) 383-6868

McAlister Institute: Provides a comprehensive range of substance abuse treatment and wraparound recovery services. Address: 1400 N. Johnson Avenue, Suite 101, El Cajon, CA 92020. Phone: (619) 442-0277

Salvation Army—A Way Back Home Program: Reunification program to be reconnected with your loved ones to help transition from homelessness.

City of San Diego’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Please see important information about his new COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program in the City of San Diego:
For more information on the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program please refer to the following:

Join a Solution Group
We want to hear your voice in our Solution Groups! Homeless individuals are welcomed and encouraged to attend our Solution Groups and share their insights about how we can find solutions for homelessness. Your voice is an important part of the solution.
Click here for a calendar of our Solution Group meetings. Drop-ins are welcome.