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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  • Oct
  • 09
  • 2021

Foundation grants $228K to organizations with Escondido ties

ESCONDIDO - Nine local nonprofits recently received grants totaling $228,000 from the Escondido Community Foundation, an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation. All the organizations have programs or do work in Escondido, which is what qualified them for the grants. The programs address problem...

  • Oct
  • 01
  • 2021

Escondido Community Foundation Awards $228K To Nine Mental Health Groups

A philanthropic organization Friday awarded $228,000 to nine Escondido-based organizations intended to improve the social and emotional wellbeing in the city. The Escondido Community Foundation, an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, provided the award to address issues of social isolation, an...

  • Oct
  • 05
  • 2021

Vista council renews homeless services contracts, looks at shelter construction

VISTA — A lengthy discussion led to the renewal of three contracts for homeless services and reviewed costs and funding options for a potential city-owned shelter during the Vista City Council’s Sept. 28 meeting. The council unanimously approved service contracts with Exodus Recove...

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  • Lola's Story

    Oct 21, 2021

  • Oceanside COVID-19 Vaccine Site

    Oct 15, 2021

  • Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

    Oct 14, 2021

  • Francisco Flores Recognized During Latino/a Heritage Month by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath

    Oct 10, 2021

  • Rotary Club of Carlsbad Gives Back

    Oct 11, 2021

  • FREE COVID-19 Vaccinations at North County Lifeline

    Sep 29, 2021

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