Vista Hill Outcomes Data Highlights – 2016

ParentCare Family Recovery Centers* – East and Central San Diego  Outpatient programs for substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders for women that are parenting or pregnant.

  • 100% of babies were born healthy and free of substances (exceeding county contract goal of 85%).
  • At program completion, 90% of clients were employed or enrolled in school.
  • While in program, 98% of clients had no new arrests.
  • Alumni stability: 95% reported no use of alcohol or drugs in the past 30 days and their quality of life is excellent or good; 84% of alumni report no change in residence in past 3 months; 85% report owning or renting their own home; 59% report having a checking account; 84% have valid Driver’s license; 100% report no involvement with Child Welfare Services (CWS) in past 3 months.

Incredible Families* – San Diego County Region Mental health treatment for children ages 3 – 14 in foster care; evidence-based parenting curriculum for their parents plus therapeutic visitation sessions / dinner meal and activity for the entire family.

  • Parents reported: 98% were satisfied with the program and staff; 95% satisfied with child’s progress; 99% satisfied with curriculum and topics covered in parenting classes; 94% felt program and staff demonstrated cultural awareness and were able to meet cultural and language needs. 91% reduction in physical punishment; 


  • Parents showed 75% improvement in praising their children; 70% reduction in harsh and inconsistent discipline.

*in collaboration with Vista Hill and the County of San Diego Children’s Mental

Stein Education Center (SEC) Special education and training services for children, teens and adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

  • 95.1% of students either met or made progress toward academic goals.
  • 88.19% of students either met or made progress toward behavioral goals.
  • 277 adults were served in four locations: La Mesa, Kearny Mesa, National City, and San Diego (Mission Gorge)

Learning Assistance Center (LAC) School-based mental health services

  • Provided school based mental health services for 1,777 youth and their families in 17 school districts in San Diego County.
  • 90% showed improvement in at least one domain of the CFARS (Children’s Functional Assessment Rating Scale).
  • 98.2% of LAC clients showed no increase in substance use on the CFARS.
  • Average GPA of all LAC students improved.

Bridges Teen Recovery Center (TRC) Provides a wide range of services (3-6 months) including drug screening, Live-Well activities, individual, group, family and aftercare counseling.

  • 95.1% of clients had no new arrests.
  • 91.3% of clients were attending school or participating in educational preparation classes before discharge.