Family Self Sufficiency


Welcome to Home Start’s Family Self Sufficiency (FSS)


FSS offers families a hand up through a continuum of care to help move individuals and families towards self sufficiency. Working from a strength based perspective each client is treated as a partner in the creation of individualized service plans.


The FSS continuum of care includes:

  • Emergency Food and Shelter
  • Nutrition Education
  • Benefits Application Assistance
  • Workforce Development support
  • Free tax consultation, education and preparation all year round
  • Financial Literacy Services 


Located at:

Central Region
City Heights Community Center
4305 University Ave, Suite 410
San Diego, CA 92105

East Region
131 Avocado Avenue (Little House)
El Cajon, CA 92020

For more information about the Family Self Sufficiency, contact:

Program manager: Kate Bedwell

 phone- 619.229.3660×222 



Program funded in part by:


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