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Child Services

Child Therapy and Advocacy

Research shows that childhood trauma, like witnessing intimate partner violence in the home or experiencing sexual assault, can impact a child’s overall wellness long term. 

Child services focus on the child’s strengths and where they need support in order to improve their coping strategies and opportunities for healthy life choices, while integrating their families in the process.

Eligibility Guidelines

  • Under the age of 18 (therapy ages 6 and up)
  • Direct victim of, or impacted by:

    • Domestic violence
    • Sexual abuse
    • Regardless of immigration status
    • Regardless of involvement with Child Welfare Services

All services available in English and Spanish.

Call the Child Intake Line to begin the process: 619-768-9018. Please be sure to leave instructions on how to safely return your call and if staff can leave a message.

CCS is committed to a client services environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. CCS assists all victims of domestic violence, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, political affiliation/opinion, or veteran status.


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