Programs and Services for Children
Vista Hill’s prevention, intervention, education or treatment programs can have a life-long positive impact on a child’s well-being.
Programs and Services for Teens
Vista Hill’s range of services can help teens successfully meet the challenges they face in today’s fast-paced world.
Programs and Services for Young Adults
Young adults sometimes need additional guidance, support or intervention. Vista Hill’s programs can help lead them to healthier behaviors and life choices.
Programs and Services for Adults
Navigating the challenges of adulthood sometimes requires professional services that can make a life-changing difference.
Programs and Services for Families
Many of our programs offer services that help families live healthier and happier lives.
To enhance and improve the quality of life for families and individuals of all ages by providing an array of mental / behavioral health, educational and social services in a fiscally responsible manner.
Programs & Services
In the News
School District Award
Dr. Dave Taylor, Senior Director, was recognized at this year's Season for Nonviolence Commemoration Event by the Escondido Union School District. The District chose to recognize Dr. Taylor for the long time contribution to establishing and expanding school-based mental health services in Escondido schools, providing access to mental health services for tens of thousands of Escondido youth.
Mental Health Services to Teens
Vista Hill’s Juvenile Court Clinic was recently awarded a 5-year contract by the County of San Diego. The clinic is designed to provide mental health evaluation and short-term treatment for teens involved in Probation supervision all around San Diego County. Our clinic was started in 2007 through the Mental Health Services Act plan developed by Behavioral Health Services, County of San Diego (it is completely funded by the County as well). It is under the direction by Dr. Kristin Dillinger and located within Probation’s Kearny Mesa complex.
Helping Hands Awards
Stein Education Center recently held its “Helping Hands” Awards to recognize outstanding staff service in honor of the late Sam and Rose Stein, one of our major benefactors. Awards were presented to Mr. Corey Ferback, Teaching Assistant at our special education campus and Tina Salabye, Site Coordinator at our Adult Services. A Corporate Citizen Award was given to SDG&E for their activity grants supporting Special Care Services. Mr. Randy Schimka accepted the award on behalf of SDG&E and also presented a check from the proceeds of “Belardo Lights”, a holiday season electrical lighting display he creates each year with his son with autism.
Two long serving board members, James Brown and Robert Graham have transitioned off the board of directors after many years of exemplary governance. Mr. Brown served multiple appointment as board chairman and Mr. Graham filled the role of Treasurer. Vista Hill salutes both for their many years of board service and organizational support.
Friends of Vista Hill
Friends of Vista Hill is the fundraising arm of Vista Hill, governed by a Board of Trustees and supported by generous donors who make a truly significant difference in the lives of children and their families.
Vista Hill Council on Mental Health
In Collaboration with Chesed Home
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Speaker: Megan Tevrizian, NBC News
Topic: The Media and Mental Illness
Hyatt Regency La Jolla
11:00 am – 2:00 pm