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Recognizing the enormity of the challenges our families of hospitalized children face, Cali Kids Medical Foundation is dedicated to helping ease the financial and emotional burdens. It takes a village and we are here to help grow or find your village for this journey.

Family Proud

Stronger Together. Receive Support. Help Others. 

Ronald McDonald House San Diego

Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego provides a “home-away-from-home” for families with children being treated for serious, often life-threatening conditions at local hospitals.

Free Meals for families with a child admitted at Radys Children's Hospital and Sharp Mary Birch NICU.

Meal times: Breakfast 7:00-8:30, Lunch 12:00-1:30, Dinner 6:00-7:30

Kylie Rowand Foundation

The Kylie Rowand Foundation is dedicated to raising money and awareness for new, promising, less toxic treatments for childhood cancer. 

Team Parker 4 Life

Helping our brave heroes in their fight against cancer!

Scarlets' Kids

Gifts, Grants, and Support for Hospitalized and Chronically Ill Children.

Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF)

The Emilio Nares Foundation helps families navigate through their child’s journey with cancer.

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

IHSS can provide homemaker and personal care assistance to eligible individuals who are receiving Supplemental Security Income or who have a low income and need help in the home to remain independent.

For more information send an email or call: 800-339-4661

California Children's Services SanDiego

California Children Services (CCS) is a countywide program that treats children with certain physical limitations and chronic health conditions or diseases. CCS authorizes and pays for specific medical services and equipment provided by CCS-approved specialists and has a Medical Therapy Program (MTP).

For more information, call 619-528-4000 or send us an email.

Well Beings Studio engages arts-based resources and experiences to support emotional well being & open conversation with children, youth and families going through cancer, other traumas and hardships. 

San Diego Regional Center

The San Diego Regional Center provides a variety of services to persons with developmental disabilities and their families. Services are based on the client's individual needs and intended to maximize their independence and full potential.

First 5 San Diego

First 5 San Diego provides San Diego’s youngest children with healthy development screenings, dental care, high-quality preschool and parenting workshops.

Ryan's Case for Smiles

Helping kids feel better to heal better.

Miracles for Kids

Help families with critically-ill children fight bankruptcy, homelessness, hunger and depression—so they can fight for their kids’ lives.

Miracle Babies

Miracle Babies is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that was founded to support NICU families. When a baby is born premature or with medical complications, that family’s life changes drastically. Stress becomes a near constant emotion, difficult decisions must be made, and life in the NICU becomes a reality.

Cecily's Closet

Another great local resource page.

Special Needs Resource Foundation of San Diego

Great list of resources for families with a child with critical illness, hospitalization and special needs. 

Sunshine Foundation

Sunshine Foundation’s sole purpose is to answer the dreams of chronically ill, seriously ill, physically challenged and abused children ages three to eighteen, whose families cannot fulfill their requests due to financial strain that the child’s illness may cause.

 The Mesothelioma Center ( 

Mesothelioma is extremely rare in children and young adults because the cancer typically develops decades after exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma cases in young people account for less than 5% of all diagnoses.

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