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Vista Del Mar’s Community of Services' mission is to provide comprehensive, family-centered social, educational and behavioral health services that encourage children, adolescents and their families to lead self reliant, stable and productive lives.

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San Diego Kids Weekend Events: Nov. 15-17

the festivities. photo: Natale/La Fiesta Shows Liberty Station Escondido Balboa Park Chula Vista Del Mar Downtown ––Beth Shea ADVERTISEMENT

Feel-Good Adoption Stories That Will Make Your Day

decided to open their home to more. Parents who adopt special needs children must meet additional requirements. They need to prove they have

‘It’s about relationships’ at lacrosse clinic for kids with special needs

the action meant so much more. Inclusive Lacrosse, a program for special needs children and young adults of any age, held its third clinic.

Free skateboard clinic for special needs kids

A local nonprofit will host a free skateboard clinic for special needs children and teens at Brentwood Skate Park on Sunday, Nov. 3 from 9:

Aiken EMS event builds trust between first responders and special needs children

Aiken County EMS is hosting a unique touch-a-truck event for special needs children in Aiken County.  “Those (special needs) children can’t

My Forever Family

By RT Documentaries | Axis of Logic
Why special needs children need really special families
All over Russia, residential homes are filled with thousands of orphaned and abandoned children with mental and physical disabilities. Many are in remote regions far from proper health care facilities or where there are few qualified medical staff. All too…

Jordan O’Kelley: Creating Art for Special Needs

Fourteen-year-old Jordan O’Kelley took a unique approach to his mitzvah project, roping in his twin 13-year-old sisters, Rachel and Macey, as well as his parents for additional support. Jordan had his bar mitzvah in January through Vista Del Mar’s Nes Gadol program, together with four other special-needs teens. Nes Gadol is a b’nai mitzvah and…

Vista is pleased to welcome new President & CEO, Lena Wilson, J.D.!

Lena Wilson, J.D. has been appointed to the position of President & CEO. Wilson, who holds a Doctorate of Law degree, is an experienced, purpose-driven, compassionate, and strategic leader with a strong record of success in non-profit organization management, focused on empowering at-risk children, families, and communities. She has held executive positions at several non-profits…

Leadership Advisory Board 2019-2020

Applications to the 2019-2020 Leadership Advisory Board are being accepted until the 10th of July 2019.


Vista Del Mar Honors Seven Women at the 2018 Women of Excellence Luncheon

Videos honoring the women for the Ruth Shuken Humanitarian Award at our 2018 Women of Excellence Luncheon and featuring all nine women honored and some of the kids from Vista Del Mar.