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Administrative Offices 1355 Third Avenue Chula Vista CA 91911 619 426 3595 North Campus OUR MISSION Maximizing self sufficiency with families and individuals through high quality programs and advocacy in our communities OUR VISION To be a regional resource throughout San Diego County that provides high quality services that are accessible promote dignity encourage independence and allows people regardless of background or history to create the best lives for themselves their families and our community 956 Vale Terrace Drive Vista CA 92084 760 471 4210 Online info MAACproject org MAACproject org MAAC1965 MAAC_1965 MAAC1965 MAAC Project MAAC is a non profit charitable organization under 501 c 3 of the Internal Revenue Service tax code EIN 95 2457354 Since opening our doors in 1965 MAAC has helped individuals and families create the lives they want and deserve MAAC is the leading provider of comprehensive social services in San Diego County serving 75 000 individuals every year in five key areas Economic Development Education Health Well being Housing and Advocacy Leadership Development Our organization works towards equity and justice for all communities throughout the region From Fallbrook to San Ysidro and from the Imperial County line to the beaches we partner with individuals and families to address their immediate needs work a plan for a brighter future and empower them to become agents of change in their neighborhoods By investing in tomorrow s leaders we create stronger more vibrant communities where individuals and families can thrive

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Programs MAAC Service PATHWAYS OF MAAC provides high quality services in five key focus areas that tend to the needs of individuals physical mental emotional and financial health ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT We open doors to greater economic opportunities by providing employment training and financial education to individuals seeking to transform their lives EDUCATION From our child development programs to our charter high school we leverage the power of education to break the cycle of poverty HEALTH WELL BEING We address challenges to health safety and overall wellbeing faced by children and their families to increase their opportunities for financial advancement and success HOUSING By providing affordable homes and addressing barriers to housing stability we support individuals and families in their pursuit of greater economic mobility ADVOCACY LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT We provide training and resources to support community members in advocating on behalf of policies that strengthen their families and communities SERVICES CHILD DEVELOPMENT CDP 956 Vale Terrace Drive Vista CA 92084 760 471 4210 MAAC COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL MCCS 1385 Third Avenue Chula Vista CA 91911 619 476 0749 Our program uses a comprehensive family centered method to provide high quality early care and education services to prepare children for future academic success We serve more than 2 000 children from birth to age five pregnant women and their families across 40 locations in the communities of Carlsbad Escondido Fallbrook Oceanside San Marcos San Ysidro Pauma Rincon and Vista MCCS provides an alternative educational environment for students 14 24 years old helping them gain self confidence embrace learning and earn their high school diploma Using a unique curriculum that places emphasis on credit recovery critical pedagogy and transformative justice students learn traditional subjects in relation to real world issues Today MCCS averages nearly 300 students We offer the following models for learning traditional classroom based workbased and independent studies DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE DUI EDUCATION 1355 Third Avenue Chula Vista CA 91911 619 409 1780 We offer safe supportive and confidential counseling services to individuals whose driving privileges have been restricted due to DUI Our state licensed program reduces the negative impact and number of people driving under the influence of controlled substances Referrals are made by County Superior Courts County Probation Office or DMV ENERGY ASSISTANCE Availability based on zip code Call 619 434 3829 Our program provides one emergency energy payment per year to qualified households We also connect participants to other resources that may help them reduce their energy consumption and manage their utility bills This includes energy related maintenance repairs and replacement in their homes FOOD DISTRIBUTION Locations across San Diego County 619 426 3595 In partnership with the San Diego Food Bank we distribute food including fresh fruits and vegetables to thousands of individuals and families once a month at 7 MAAC locations throughout San Diego County Documentation is not required and there are no income or asset restrictions for receiving assistance HOUSING COMMUNITIES Locations across San Diego County 619 426 3595 Our vibrant housing communities provide affordable safe quality homes to working families across San Diego County Our innovative approach to housing has claimed national recognition To date MAAC has developed more than 1 000 units of affordable housing across the region For specific information such as eligibility location and hours of operation please refer to our website at MAACproject org RECOVERY HOMES Confidential locations Casa de Milagros 619 262 4002 Nosotros 619 426 4801 Our recovery homes each support 18 residents at a time offering the nurturing personalized care individuals need during the recovery process The programs integrate gender and cultural influences into a blend of successful substance abuse treatment services Our goal is to help participants become sober drug free and reunite with their loved ones STRIVING TOWARDS ECONOMIC PROSPERITY STEP Locations across San Diego County 619 426 3595 We offer comprehensive services through our STEP Program to assist individuals in creating the lives they deserve By partnering with our participants to develop customized plans to achieve their goals we are committed to supporting them at every step of their journey toward economic mobility WEATHERIZATION 1703 Hoover Avenue Suite B National City CA 91950 619 409 7588 Our Weatherization Program helps families make home repairs and improvements at no cost Our services are intended to increase the safety and comfort of homes through the installation of weatherstripping and the replacement of inefficient appliances windows and insulation Available to income eligible households throughout San Diego County these upgrades often reduce energy consumption and utility expenses and protect residents from carbon monoxide poisoning WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT 1355 Third Avenue Chula Vista CA 91911 619 426 3595 Our programs offer support to those seeking new careers or financial advancement and also address the labor force needs in San Diego County Participants are equipped with the necessary experience certifications and skills to pursue higher paying jobs and family sustaining careers In addition to job readiness training individuals receive extensive coaching and support to help them overcome barriers to employment I couldn t ask for anything better than MAAC They know that for a child to succeed they need to ensure the family is taken care of MAAC not only supports my daughter s development but has also invested in me and my skills as a parent and community leader Darjen CDP Parent

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