Mission: Developing children, families, and future leaders of our communities through empowerment, education, and wellness from our house to yours. This is done by leading the way in developing confident, self-sufficient, healthy families and communities.
Programs: Child care programs - head start, early head start and child development programs. Head start is a federally funded child development program for very low income children, ages 3-5, and their families. It provides preschool children of low income families with a comprehensive program to meet their emotional, social health, nutritional and psychological needs. Early head start focuses on enrolled children 6 weeks to 3 years of age as well as pregnant and post partum low income women. Comprehensive service includes parenting class and transition services for children moving on to preschool. Total enrolled children - 6,688. Nha's nutrition services receives, handles, prepares and transports food to preschoolers according to all federal, state and local laws pertaining to safe food handling. The team is led by a registered dietitian who ensures that all meals prepared exceed pattern guidelines provided by the usda's child care food program. Total meals served - 722,332.
health & nutrition: the nha adult day health care center, within a person-centered care environment, provides dual day treatment program options to adults 18 years of age and older, offering both adult day health care (adhc) and adult day program (adp) services. Adhc is a medical-model program for adults with disabling physical, mental, cognitive and/or intellectual impairments which provides participants with nursing, rehabilitative (ot, pt and st) therapies, and psycho-social services. Adp focuses on memory care and personal care assistance, while providing a variety of cognitively stimulating activities in a "home away from home" environment. Transportation services, snacks, and a meal at lunch as well as various fun recreation activities are available to all participants at the center, regardless of program option. Total clients served: 91. Project enable is a full scope mental health program established in 1982. Since 1982, additional programs were added: friendship clubhouse, project in reach, and geriatric specialty. The friendship clubhouse is a member-driven rehabilitation and recovery program for adults 18 years and older with severe and persistent mental illness, including those with co-occurring substance abuse disorder. The program's services focus on peer support, social and independent living skills enhancement, wellness and recovery, recreation and vocational rehabilitation. The project enable geriatric specialty program provides mental health services to homebound older adults, age 60 and above. The intent of the program is to reach isolated older adults experiencing mental health issues who are unable to access the resources and counseling needed to maintain a healthy, fulfilling life. The project enable bpsr wellness & recovery center provides outpatient specialty mental health services to adults 18 years of age and older who are affected by serious and persistent mental illness and to those simultaneously experiencing co-occurring substance abuse disorders that interfere with their ability to function in key life roles, as parents, students, spouses and employees. Employment support services is a program that is made available to clients of the project enable clinic who chose to include employment to their recovery plan. The program assists clients in meeting their vocational needs with job readiness activities and support obtaining employment. The project in-reach program is an outreach and engagement program for incarcerated individuals who have or are at risk of substance abuse and/or psychological disorders as they prepare to exit the detention facility. Program goals are to improve client's quality of life, to decrease relapse and reduce recidivism, and to diminish the impact of untreated health, mental health, and/or substance abuse issues. Clients may be enrolled up to six months pre-release and stay in the program up to three months post-release to receive services like case management, group and individual counseling, and other mental health and recovery services. Total clients served through these four programs: 1,821 the hiv/aids case management and peer support services program was established in 1993. The hiv/aids case management (cm) program was established in 1993, serves all of san diego county, and is funded by the health resources and services administration through the county of san diego hiv, std, and hepatitis branch of public health services. The cm program provides client-centered services that link clients with health care, psychosocial support, transportation, legal services, home delivered meals, emergency housing, and other services that meet each client's individual level of need. Total clients served: 208. Senior service center provides daily breakfast and lunch meals to adults 60 years of age and older. The meals are prepared and served on site. The center also provides socialization, recreation, education, health and nutrition services to assist in the independence and safety of the participants. Total meals served: 11,131
youth and other services - neighborhood house association's emergency services program offers short term emergency food and san diego gas and electric utility bill assistance, free of charge to qualifying individuals and families. Commodities distributed as part of this program are determined by strict government guidelines and dependent on family size. Total food distribution recipients - 3,975 families served; 13,618 individuals served. Total utility assistance - 381 families served. Homework center provides tutoring services to children from elementary to high school level students with a quiet safe place to study when their alternatives are limited. Use of nha's homework center is free to qualifying students and features transportation from designated areas to the center, computer and internet, printers, school supplies and snacks. Total students served - 53. Housing counseling program offers education and counseling to renters, landlords, homeowners, and potential homeowners. This comprehensive housing counseling program promotes homeownership and foreclosure prevention, safe and adequate rental housing and resolution of tenant/landlord disputes. Total clients served -80.