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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  • Aug
  • 12
  • 2021

Lifeline as New COVID-19 Testing Site

Due to an increased demand for COVID-19 testing, San Diego County has opened several new sites this week, including one Thursday at North County Lifeline in Vista. On Tuesday, a site opened at Lemon Grove Senior Center, 8235 Mount Vernon St., open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p...

  • Jun
  • 07
  • 2021

STOLEN Documentary Wins an Emmy - In Partnership with Project LIFE

NBC 7's big winner this year was the multi-part investigative series "STOLEN: A Year-Long Investigation Into Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation," which garnered five awards. T20's winner circle included Rigoberto Villalobos, who claimed the statuette in the Talent – Anchor – News category....

  • Apr
  • 22
  • 2021

North County Lifeline Supports Youth Mental Health Through Outdoor Recreation

APRIL 22, 2021 NORTH COUNTY LIFELINE SUPPORTS YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH THROUGH OUTDOOR RECREATION Brooke Stance, Communications & Events Manager, North County Lifeline North County Lifeline’s Club Crown Heights is a free afterschool program that serves youth in grades K-12 who live...

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  • Lifeline Hosts Drive-Up Food Box Distribution

    Sep 19, 2021

  • Molina Healthcare $20,000 Grant Funds Food Pantry for Youth Experiencing Homelessness

    Jul 29, 2021

  • Adopt-a-Family 2021

    Sep 20, 2021

  • 2021 Lifeline Awards

    Sep 01, 2021

  • Ask the Experts: Parent Workshops

    Jul 21, 2021

  • Celebrate Juneteenth

    Jun 18, 2021

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