RESPECT program’s new San Marcos center offers fun, games for at-risk youth
New San Marcos site set to open for after-school program targeting young at-risk teens. Social worker from North County Lifeline helps address needs of the teens’ families, from food to rent to medical bills. By TERI FIGUEROA FEB. 16, 2021 1:30 PM PT SAN MARCOS — The...
Rest Haven awards grants to area nonprofits
Rest Haven Children’s Health Fund, a foundation supporting health-related services for underserved children in San Diego and Imperial counties, recently awarded grants totaling $172,122 to 16 area nonprofits. Six of the nonprofits selected this year were first-time recipients: Aseltine School, Bo...
National City Kidnapping Case Highlights Growing Role of Gaming Apps in Child Exploitation
Police rescued an 11-year-old girl who was kidnapped from her National City home. The case shines a light on the channels predators use to contact children. Child exploitation is up 90% from the previous year in part due to COVID-19. ProjectLIFE staff, Kathleen Thomas, provides insight on increased...
Local Foundation exceeds $1 million in grants to support those in need
(Courtesy) DEL MAR TIMES JAN. 29, 2021 10:43 AM PT During the challenges of COVID, many individuals are stepping up and supporting their neighbors and those in need. This act of care is witnessed by an increase in charitable giving. This is the case with a local foundation in Encin...
Fight Human Trafficking - Pledge
For January’s Human Trafficking Awareness Month, North County Lifeline encourages taking the Pledge at https://form.jotform.com/203645848682164 and joining a community of activists working to end human trafficking. North County Lifeline and REACH Coalition partners launched an “E...
San Diego Foundation to announce next round of grant funding
San Diego Foundation to announce next round of grant funding Posted: January 13, 2021 Updated: 7:43 AM KUSI Newsroom SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The San Diego Foundation and several partner organizations will announce the latest round of funding stemming from the San Diego COVID...
Carlsbad Farmers' Food Donations Top 500k Pounds
CARLSBAD — Food insecurity has been one of the many consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. But one Carlsbad farmer, and his staff, are doing more than their part in helping children, seniors and families eat a little healthier, along with providing free food donations to local nonprofits....
North County San Diego Foundations grant nearly $1.3 million to address urgent community needs
The accelerating scale of COVID-19 and its ripple effects have hit those already at the brink of not being able to make ends meet especially hard. Faced with ongoing unemployment and reduced wages, families are struggling to pay the rent and put food on the table. At the same time, these families al...
Vista’s Strategic Homeless Plan Showing Early Positive Results
VISTA — In just a few short months, the city’s strategic homeless plan is already showing positive signs. During the Aug. 10 Vista City Council meeting, Sylvia Daniels, Vista’s housing programs manager, reported cleanup efforts have cleared 58 tons of trash and debris from Buena Vista Creek...
North County Group Gets DOJ Funding to Assist Human Trafficking Victims
A North County organization was awarded $500,000 in grant funding from the Department of Justice Tuesday to provide up to two years of transitional housing assistance for human trafficking victims. North County Lifeline Inc. is one of 73 grant awardees to receive funding Tuesday aimed at providing...