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.

  • 4,225

    People Served Every Year

  • 100


  • 7,297

    Volunteer Hours

  • 48

    Years in North County

  • 157

    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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  • Nov
  • 28
  • 2021

Popular ‘Purse Bingo’ event grows to benefit three local women’s charities

For five years Shades of Pink Foundation California has hosted the successful Purse Bingo fundraiser where participants play to win designer purses -- and support breast cancer patients and survivors in financial need. Now, the organization is passing the torch to the Encinitas Coastal Rotary Club,...

  • Nov
  • 30
  • 2021

Rollin' From The Heart nonprofit spreads positivity, compassio

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — Rollin' From the Heart is a nonprofit founded by John Barry, his wife Allison and their daughter Kiva. The organization's mission is to provide mentorships for at-risk youth by encouraging a more healthy, active and positive lifestyle. “(We) thought, 'Wow, this would b...

  • Oct
  • 22
  • 2021

Lifeline Featured in the SDBJ Giving Guide 2021

Lifeline is featured in the 2021 Edition of the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) 2021 Giving Guide alongside over 50+ other incredible organizations.

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  • Katie's Story

    Dec 03, 2021

  • Giving Back During the Holidays

    Nov 30, 2021

  • Lifeline Staff Thank Leichtag Foundation for Generous Support

    Nov 05, 2021

  • Lifeline & YMCA Hosts Runaway & Homeless Youth Rally - Nov. 17

    Nov 09, 2021

  • Lola's Story

    Oct 21, 2021

  • Oceanside COVID-19 Vaccine Site

    Oct 15, 2021

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