Helpful Resource Links

Before these resource links were listed, the foundation met with or was referred to organization officials. 

San Diego Regional Center

The San Diego Regional Center provides a variety of services to persons with developmental disabilities and their families. Services are based on the client's individual needs and intended to maximize their independence and full potential.

Housing

Ideal Care

A Supported Living Services agency that provides support services for the development of quality community living services for individuals with developmental disabilities in a home, apartment, or dwelling of their own choosing. 

Home of Guiding Hands

We serve children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities such as Down syndrome, epilepsy, autism, and cerebral palsy. Each year, we provide support services to over 4,000 individuals within San Diego and Imperial Counties.

Noah Homes

Noah Homes led the way into the future for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. As a nonprofit of 36 years, we have been pushing the boundaries of innovative residential care, advocacy, and collaborative services.

Recreation

POVA

A non-profit organization offering therapeutic horseback riding to children and adults with special needs. 

Special Olympics

Special Olympics San Diego Region provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities,

Limitless Adventures

Limitless Adventures is a volunteer-led, nonprofit organization that provides outdoor recreational experiences for people with disabilities. Their current programming consists of hikes and nature walks. They operate within the Greater San Diego area.

Programs

St. Madeline Sophie's Center

Serves individuals with developmental disabilities through nationally recognized innovative programs. We combine our culture of care and creativity within quality programs to provide liberal arts education, practical skills development, employment, and dignity for a lifetime.

ARC of San Diego

The Arc of San Diego is the largest, most comprehensive provider of services to children and adults with disabilities in San Diego County.

Teri Inc

TERI Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities and their families.

Parent Support

Poway PASS

Parent Advocates Seeking Solutions, a parent support group for parents of children ages 15 and above with developmental disabilities, is dedicated to providing parental guidance to cultivate, enhance, and supervise the inalienable rights of their children so that the optimum value and fulfillment of life will be accessible and maintained.

Social Security and SSI Information

The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs provide assistance to people with disabilities. This page provides detailed information about disability benefits and can help you understand what to expect from Social Security during the disability process.

Employment

Best Buddies International

Best Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).