North County Lifeline’s mission is to build self-reliance among youth, adults, and families through high-quality, community-based services.

“ My biggest fear was getting older because of what the Crown Heights streets would do. Club Crown Heights made me the man I am today. Now I can say I am the first in my family to graduate and attended a 4-year college at Cal State San Marcos, setting my sights on graduating with a degree in Psychology. ”

- Jose, Youth Program Alumni

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We Are Lifeline

  • North County Lifeline continues to go the extra mile to build 
    the communities we serve from the ground up.

  • 5,300

    People Served Every Year

  • 340


  • 19,500

    Volunteer Hours

  • 45

    Years in North County

  • 130

    Dedicated Employees



To us, VOLUNTEERS are mentors, role models, problem solvers, tutors, arts and crafters, dodgeball players, office assistants extraordinaire, counselors and therapists, fundraisers, organizers, translators, mediators, attorneys, board members, ideas people, techies, handy men and women, and anyone interested in helping.

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  • Jun
  • 23
  • 2020

Providing a Lifeline to Those in Need

North County Lifeline – which has served low-income, disadvantaged populations across North San Diego County for nearly a half century – has received a lifeline of its own via a $100,000 grant from the San Diego COVID-19 Community Response Fund. “Support from The San Diego Founda...

  • Jun
  • 21
  • 2020

Mayor Rebecca Jones Details How San Marcos Works With Sheriff's Department to Keep Crime Low

SAN MARCOS (KUSI) – San Marcos is seeing its lowest crime rate in the city’s history and the second-lowest crime rate in San Diego County. Their crime rate dropped 40% in the last five years and 18% in the past year alone. When compared to the county’s incorporated cities, San Marcos has the lowest...

  • Jun
  • 18
  • 2020

Vista Elks Lodge #1968 Awards Grant to North County Lifeline

On Wednesday, June 17, 2020, Gary Van Nevel, Grant Committee Chair and member of the Vista Elks Lodge #1968, awarded a Grant for $1500 from the Elks National Foundation, based in Chicago, to help North County Lifeline, located at 200 Michigan Ave., Vista, CA. “We receive notifications from our headq...

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  • LGBTQ+ Pride

    Jun 26, 2020

  • Congratulations Class of 2020

    Jun 25, 2020

  • What is Juneteenth?

    Jun 19, 2020

  • Lifeline Stands With the Black Community - A Letter From Don Stump

    Jun 08, 2020

  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month

    May 14, 2020

  • LifeSpring Volunteer Spotlight

    May 11, 2020

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