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SAFE knows that at times, life gets tough.

…And we’re here to help you through life’s journey.

SAFE has a number of confidential free support programs to support families who either live or go to school in Coronado. Counseling support services are provided by supervised counseling interns completing or holding a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or Social Work. Counseling upport services are provided year-round, from Monday-Saturday, 9am – 7pm, pending counselor availability.

SAFE Counselors typically see teens, pre-teens, and elementary aged students as young as first grade. Counselors also typically see parents, legal guardians, or even whole families at a time.

SAFE Counselors have a wide-range of skills and training in modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, emotionally-focused therapy, narrative therapy, and family systems therapy.

Specific support programs include:

Brief Parent/Family Resource and Consultations

SAFE serves as a community resource where anyone who has question can go for help. We provide confidential intake/assessments, consultations, referrals, drug testing kits, books, articles, and resource information to any Coronado youth and family in need. To contact us directly click here. 


8-Session Topic-Specific Intervention Services

Youth and families may be referred for intervention services by self, peers, parents, schools, law enforcement or judicial systems. SAFE provides several counseling/intervention services designed to raise awareness, educate, and increase coping skills related to:

  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • Bullying/Being Bullied
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Drug & Alcohol Use
  • Family Transitions
*Note: Coronado SAFE does not provide immediate crisis intervention services. If you or a family member need immediate assistance please call 911 or contact the Acess and Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255

Mentored Community Service

Mentored Community Service time follows principles of Milieu Therapy in which everyday interactions, events, and projects are tailored to build confidence and enhance social skills. In addition to skill building and enhancing youth’s self-esteem, mentored community service hours satisfy many school or court requirements and provide opportunities to build youth’s resumes in preparation for college and the workforce.


To schedule with a counselor, click here or call 619-522-6884 to set an appointment.