Family Self Sufficiency


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

The Family Self Sufficiency program offers families a hand up through a continuum of care that helps move individuals and families toward self sufficiency. Working from a strength based perspective each client is treated as a partner in the creation of individualized service plans.


The program’s continuum of care includes:

  • Emergency Food
  • Nutrition Education
  • Benefits Application Assistance
  • Workforce Development support
  • Free tax consultation, education and preparation of financial literacy services year-round

The Family Self Sufficiency program has two offices in San Diego:

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


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For more information about the Family Self Sufficiency program contact:

Nicole Koch
FSS Program Manager
619.229.3660 x222


Program funded in part by:

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