Armed Services YMCA San Diego

Armed Services YMCA San Diego Programs at the Naval Medical Center Balboa


Services to adults & children who are hospitalized and/or receiving active outpatient care at Naval Medical Center

  • Warrior Care Initiative

    We work closely with Naval Medical Center San Diego to help wounded warriors heal.  Among the support services provided include:

    • Emergency financial assistance

    • Clothing

    • Cell phone

    • Personal hygiene items

    • Lodging and transportation,

    • Emotional support and more.

  • Urgent Needs

    Temporary emergency support is available to assist patients with additional expenses that often result from sudden illness or injury.  Support services include:

    • Emergency food vouchers,

    • Emergency transportation assistance

    • Emergency child care financial assistance

    • Emergency family supplies

    • Toiletries

  • Littlest Warriors

    Specialized services are provided to military families with children.  In addition to enjoying a family bonding experience, these events offer an opportunity to meet other military families facing similar challenges and to learn from one another about school, medical and community resources.

  • Recreation Services

    Our team of volunteers are on the hospital wards at Naval Medical Center San Diego providing support from gaming systems and movies to therapy dogs and outdoor recreation therapy.  Outdoor Recreations options include:  

    • Wood working

    • Fishing Excursions

    • Jewelry Making

    • Equine Therapy 

    • More

  • Support & Appreciation

    Opportunities for community individual and organizations to share in our care of active duty military that are wounded, injured or ill

    • Donate tickets to sporting events or local attractions

    • Sponsor a group meal

    • Sponsor a group activity

    • Provide a service

    • Donate an annual subscription to newspaper or magazine(s)

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