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Center for Community Solutions

Hope, Healing and Prevention

San Diego, CA   |  www.ccssd.org

Mission

The mission of Center for Community Solutions is to end relationship and sexual violence by being a catalyst for caring communities and social justice.

Ruling year info

1973

Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Cori Austin

Main address

4508 Mission Bay Dr

San Diego, CA 92109 USA

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Formerly known as

Center for Women's Studies and Services

EIN

95-6379598

NTEE code info

Victims' Services (P62)

Temporary Shelter For the Homeless (L41)

Hot Line, Crisis Intervention (F40)

IRS filing requirement

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Treatment, Prevention and Education

CCS offers survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual assault and stalking full wrap-around recovery services as well as providing prevention education to the community at large. Services include:

1) Residential Services: emergency shelters; long-term shelter; housing advocacy/case management; food; clothing; and transportation.

2) Counseling Services: trauma-informed individual, family, child and group counseling.

3) 24-hour Hotline: immediate safety planning; crisis counseling; education; resource information; and referrals.

4) Advocacy Services: in-person victim advocacy; case management; court accompaniment; language interpretation; transportation; referrals; and hospital accompaniment for rape victims during the forensic exam.

5) Legal Services: temporary restraining order application; court preparation and accompaniment;assistance with family law matters;application assistance for the Calif. Safe at Home confidential address program & Victim of Crime Fund; safety planning; housing and privacy rights; and immigration law screenings & referrals.

6) Prevention and Education Services: outreach presentations to youth of all ages on violence prevention through education on rights and responsibilities of healthy relationships, communicating affirmative consent, respectful behaviors, healthy bystander intervention strategies, self defense, and other topics.

Population(s) Served
Victims and oppressed people

Where we work

Awards

10News Leadership Award 2003

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Distinguished Organization Award 2000

San Diego County Bar Association

Affiliations & memberships

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member 2017

National Network to End Domestic Violence 2013

Financials

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Center for Community Solutions

Board of directors
as of 10/18/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Tracy Skaddan

General Council, Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

Term: 2018 - 2020

Jennifer Tankersley

Executive Coach

Adriana C Cabre

Chief Human Resources Officer, Crinetics Pharmaceuticals

Andrea Dooley

Assistant Dean for Education Administration, UC San Diego Health Sciences

Tracy L. Skaddan

General Counsel, Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

John Finley

Senior Policy & Communications Associate, Uber

Elaine Kaminski Becerra

VP Wealth Strategist, Northern Trust

Melanie Levy

Attorney, Mintz

Nancy Maldonado

Senior Executive – Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Rady Children’s Hospital

Pamela Marcheski

Principal Owner, Intentions to Actions Leadership

Shannon Meiner

Senior Director, Qualcomm, Inc.

Dante Pride

Founding Partner/Attorney, The Pride Law Firm

Gemini Babla

Marketing Executive, Google

Liza Pinard

Former Investigator, Children's Legal Services

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No