Family Resource Center
Building A
6845 University Ave.,
San Diego, CA 92115

The Family Resource Center provides emergency services to individuals, families and seniors in need who meet eligibility requirements.  Services include monthly food distribution, diapers, hygiene kits, feminine hygiene, spiritual counseling, resume writing, parenting classes, ESL classes, partial scholarships to Kroc programs and more.  Emergency services are restricted to those in the Kroc Center's service area (zip codes 91941-91946, 92105, 92115, 92119, 92120, 92182). San Diego residents outside of this service area can request emergency assistance through their local Salvation Army, and can provide identification, proof of all sources of income and a utility bill for all individuals in their household.

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Kroc Center Scholarship Program and Family Resource Center

 

How to Apply for a Kroc Center Scholarship

Kroc Center scholarships are available for qualified community members in San Diego County. Funding is limited.

 

1. Fill out eligibility form  Click here to download or pick one up at the Family Resource Center.

2. Choose which type of scholarship you wish to apply for and fill out the designated REQUIRED application (choose one):

3. Provide eligibility documentation

The following documents are required for all members living in the residence (including roommates, extended family and non-family members):

  • Identification for all members of the household
  • Photo ID required for all adults
  • Shot records or birth certificates will serve as proof for children
  • Current proof of gross income for all members of the household (one month’s pay stubs, TANF/Calworks Notice of Action, child support statement, Social Security benefits statement, disability incomes, educational class schedule verification/financial aid statement, cash aid, student loans, college financial aid, food stamps award letter, unemployment benefits statement, alimony, child support income, Section 8 rent portion letter, etc.) Attach all household income verification documents to your completed application.
  • Address verification (a recent utility bill)

4. Return your completed application with attached IDS, utility bill and household income verification to the Family Resource Center Monday–Friday between 8AM-noon and 1-4:30 PM  You must turn in your application with original signature in person a minimum of four weeks before the class starts to determine eligibility.

5. Approval process If you qualify for a scholarship, a member of our Family Resources staff will contact you about the price you will pay. Payment must be received by due date on the voucher or you will forfeit the scholarship.

6. If your application is denied you will be sent a letter in the mail.

 

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Family Resource Center Services

Emergency Services

Individuals and families residing within the Kroc Center’s service area that find themselves in emergency situations may request assistance in the form of food boxes, clothing vouchers for interview clothes, children’s pajamas, diapers, household items, personal hygiene items, and domestic phone cards. Eligibility guidelines apply. Services may have limited availability.

Case Management

All Family Resource Center services are provided through supportive resource and referral case management. Applicants for services will meet with FRC associates for a comprehensive assessment to build upon strengths and assets and assist with meeting identified areas of need. To schedule a case management appointment, please call 619.269.1430. You must have an updated case management file.

Additional Services

The Family Resource Center offers free information and referrals, discounted California ID Cards and enrollment in SDG&E’s Neighbor-to-Neighbor Energy Assistance Program. We also offer referral to ESL and parenting classes.

Food Pantry

A food box and produce are given to clients with updated files on the 2nd and 4th Thursday and Friday of the month. Clients must have an updated file in order to receive food and may come one time per month. Thursdays are from 8:30AM-noon and Fridays from 1-4PM.

Food Distribution Calendar

 

Crisis Hotline

If you are in crisis and need to speak to someone immediately, please contact the Access and Crisis Hotline (24 hours a day/7 days a week) at 1-800-479-3339.  If you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911.

 

USDA Summer Food Program

Free meals for children under 18 will be served from 11:30AM- 1:30PM Monday through Friday during the summer months at the Salvation Army Kroc Center Education Garden, 6845 University Ave. There are no income requirements or registration. Lunch for adults is available for purchase. For more information, call 619.269.1540.

 

Christmas Assistance

Current Family Resource Center clients may apply for Christmas assistance in the form of toys and food boxes until September 1. Christmas assistance is also extended to qualified families at Fay, Clay, Rolando, Rolando Park, and Vista La Mesa elementary schools. Eligible families will receive applications through their respective schools. The general community can call 211 San Diego for additional referrals.  For more information, please call 619.269.1430.

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     by step guide

    1. Fill out eligibility form  Click here to download or pick one up at the Family Resource Center.

    2. Choose which type of scholarship you wish to apply for and fill out the designated REQUIRED application (choose one):

    3. Provide eligibility documentation

    The following documents are required for all members living in the residence (including roommates, extended family and non-family members):

    • Identification for all members of the household
    • Photo ID required for all adults
    • Shot records or birth certificates will serve as proof for children
    • Current proof of gross income for all members of the household (one month’s pay stubs, TANF/Calworks Notice of Action, child support statement, Social Security benefits statement, disability incomes, educational class schedule verification/financial aid statement, cash aid, student loans, college financial aid, food stamps award letter, unemployment benefits statement, alimony, child support income, Section 8 rent portion letter, etc.) Attach all household income verification documents to your completed application.
    • Address verification (a recent utility bill)

    4. Return your completed application with attached IDS, utility bill and household income verification to the Family Resource Center Monday–Friday between 8AM-noon and 1-4:30 PM  You must turn in your application with original signature in person a minimum of four weeks before the class starts to determine eligibility.

    5. Approval process If you qualify for a scholarship, a member of our Family Resources staff will contact you about the price you will pay. Payment must be received by due date on the voucher or you will forfeit the scholarship.

    6. If your application is denied you will be sent a letter in the mail.

THE SALVATION ARMY
RAY & JOAN KROC CORPS
COMMUNITY CENTER

Kroc Center Scholarship Program and Family Resource Center

How to Apply for a Kroc Center Scholarship

Kroc Center scholarships are available for qualified community members in San Diego County. Funding is limited.