Charities in San Diego County provide assistance to new or expecting parents in need of help. The resources are wide ranging, and include free diapers as well as a wide assortment of baby supplies. The non-profits that offer this assistance may also have referrals to other local groups, and those agencies may provide furniture, cribs, car seats, and even infant formula for the new baby.
All of the assistance provided is based on availability of the resources as well as pre-determined guidelines. The non-profits support everyone from single moms to Spanish speakers, teenage mothers, and parents living in poverty. The full list of baby supplies in San Diego County may be as follows.
Call a charity or non-profit in San Diego County below. Staff can provide information on how to apply.
Good Neighbor Center, (Nestor Good)
Address is 1120 Nestor Way
San Diego, CA 92154
The non-profit operates in South Bay. They provide free infant formula, baby diapers, food, and applications to government social services programs including WIC for new, low income moms.
Salvation Army Family Resource and Community Centers
6605 University Avenue, San Diego, California 92115, (619) 269-1430
Salvation Army, Escondido, 1301 Las Villas Way, Escondido, CA 92026, phone (760) 745-8685
The church based charity helps in an emergency. There are diapers, formula, wipes, and hygiene kits for low income families or the homeless in San Diego County. Other support include free toys, baby blankets, food, and even gas vouchers or money for paying bills. All services are in Spanish as well. More on assistance from San Diego Salvation Army.
Right-to-Life Pregnancy Support Center in San Diego County
1220 Third Avenue, Suite 1
Chula Vista, California 91911
Main phone - (619) 425-5012
May assistance programs are arranged for new and expecting moms, including single parents. There is distribution of maternity and baby clothes, nutritional support, and nonperishable including formula. Other support provides may be free diapers, clothing for kids under the age of 5, and maternity stuff. They also offer counseling and pregnancy tests.
Right-to-Life Pregnancy Support Center as well as Birthline of San Diego County also has an office in North Central. The address is 3660 Clairemont Drive, Suite 4, San Diego, California 92117, phone (858) 270-2491
Office of Social Concerns, Mission San Luis Rey Parish
4070 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92057
(760) 757-3250 ext 404
Presbyterian Urban Ministries
Office is at 2459 Market Street
San Diego, California 92102
Client Services from the non-profit helps low income moms and dads. There are hygiene articles and diapers given at most once every 4 months. Emergency food, tools vouchers for baby furniture, and even shoes/toys may be offered too.
Interfaith Community Services, Escondido
550 West Washington Avenue, Suite B
Escondido, CA 92025
Call the Basic Needs Crisis Center for help. There are free vouchers for the thrift store, in which cribs, beds, and strollers may be available. Other support includes infant formula, diapers, pampers, and even medications for families in poverty. Single moms can get bus passes or gas vouchers for a doctor appointment for their infant or for job reasons.
Lakeside Christian Help Center
Main address is 9931 Channel Road
Lakeside, California 92040
Phone: (619) 561-3488
The Emergency Needs programs provides blankets, sheets, baby wipes or diapers, and food/formula.
Spirit Of Sharing
1361 Rocky Point Drive
Oceanside, CA 90256
Active military families and veterans can get food, maternity clothes, diapers,, and even holiday meals at Thanksgiving or birthday and/or Christmas toys for their baby.
Alternative Pregnancy Care Clinic
257 East Second Avenue
Escondido, California 92025
The Alternatives Women’s Center offers some basic health care in San Diego, including pregnancy testing as well as ultrasounds. There are also basic emergency provisions including free baby clothing, diapers, infant formula, and counseling. Layettes are also available to low-income as well as working poor, expectant mothers
Community Christian Service Agency, CCSA Clairemont Center
4167 Rappahannock Avenue
San Diego, CA 92117
Fallbrook Food Pantry
1042 South Mission Road
Fallbrook, California 92028
Emergency Food, Ocean Beach
2083 Sunset Cliffs Boulevard
San Diego, California 92107
Everything from baby food to diapers, soap, and cleaning supplies are passed out as supplies allow.
Interfaith Community Services
4700 North River Road
Oceanside, CA 92057
North Coastal Services offers emergency prescriptions, free diapers, and help applying for Medi-cal and CalFresh.
Crisis House, Inc
1034 North Magnolia Avenue
El Cajon, California 92020
Single moms and pregnant households can get diapers, applications to CalFresh food stamps, and access to a children and baby pantry. A thrift store may sell low cost car seats, cribs, and other bay furniture as well.
Ramona Food and Clothes Closet
Main address is 773 Main Street
Ramona, California 92065
Main phone: (760) 789-4458
They help families in Ranchita, Borrego Springs, Julian, Ramona, Santa Ysabel, and Warner Springs only.