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Food and Basic Needs

If you’re looking to begin any program or comprehensive case management, please begin by filling out the “Inquiry Form.” Someone from our team will message you to begin the intake process and measure your eligibility for program support.

Morning Meals

A free breakfast served to homeless and low-income community members every morning in Escondido from 6:30 a.m. until 7:00 a.m.

Daily Showers

Every weekday morning in Escondido, individuals can access showers and laundry facilities starting at 5:00 a.m.

Case Management

Through weekly or regular meetings, individuals work to identify, prioritize and build plans for long-term stability.

Emergency Food

Customized food supplies to program members from Carlsbad, Escondido, and Oceanside pantries.


Mail, phone, fax, and copy machines available at Escondido Headquarters. Must sign up prior to directing your mail.

Homeless Prevention

Temporary rental assistance available to assist households whose employment income has been negatively impacted.

Free tax preparation for low-income families and individuals, with a focus on providing Earned Income Tax Credit.

Immigration Clinic

Obtain referral form with immigration lawyer about pending case, or receive general information.

Legal Aid

Expert legal advice for individuals and families facing legal problems. Only available fourth Wednesday monthly.

Minor Home Repairs

Assist in making small home repairs for qualified seniors in North San Diego. For availability call: (760) 504-4486.

Project CARE

CARE maintains independence of seniors and disabled seniors with supportive services. For availability call: 760-504-4092.

Senior Support

Emergency financial support to ensure seniors can remain independent through assistance from trained advocates. For availability call: 760-504-4092.
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Locations and Walk-in Hours

All Locations Closed The First Friday of the Month.


Betty and Melvin Cohn Center
550 W. Washington Ave. Escondido, CA

Phone: (760) 489-6380 Fax: (760) 740-0837
Walk-In Hours: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday: 8:00 am-10:00 am

Food Distribution: Tuesday & Thursday: 8:00 am- 10:00 am


Coastal Service Center (view services)
4700 North River Road Oceanside, CA

Phone: (760) 721-2117 Fax: (760) 721-0351
Walk-In Hours: Appointment Only


Veteran Service Center

347 Grant Street, Oceanside, CA 92054

Phone: (760) 529-9979 Fax: (760) 529-9897
Walk-In Hours: Monday, Wednesday-Friday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm:


Carlsbad Service Center
5731 Palmer Way, Suite A, Carlsbad, CA

Phone: (760) 448-5696 Fax: (760) 448-5738
Walk-In Hours: 
Tuesday – Thursday: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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