GHD’s Health & Wellness Library

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Health & Wellness Library is designed to meet the health information needs of East County San Diego. It is a library specializing in health-related materials providing books, DVDs, pamphlets, magazines, newsletters, online resources, and its website with extensive links to reliable sources for all major health topics. Click here to access the online directory. Additionally, below are some examples of helpful resource sheets available through the library:

Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest and most comprehensive healthcare facility in East County. Grossmont Hospital offers quality care and services that set community standards, exceed patients’ expectations and are provided in a caring, convenient, cost-effective, and accessible manner.

211 San Diego

As a local nonprofit organization, 211 San Diego is the region’s trusted source for information and connections to community, health, and disaster resources. Help is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and in more than 200 languages. They maintain a database of more than 6,000 services and resources that are updated on a real-time basis and our Community Connectors help connect San Diegans to the accurate information they need.

Alert San Diego

San Diego County’s emergency notification system can make phone calls to people and businesses when an emergency or disaster is happening or about to happen. It’s used by emergency workers to tell people what’s going on and what they should do (like leave their homes, stay inside, or watch out for a gas leak or a missing person). The system can call both listed and unlisted landline phones using the 9-1-1 phone list from the local phone companies.

County of San Diego – Health and Human Services Agency

The Health and Human Services Agency is one of five groups or divisions of the San Diego County government. They provide a broad range of health and social services to promote wellness, self-sufficiency, and a better quality of life for individuals and families in San Diego County.

Cuyamaca College

Cuyamaca College offers a wide scope of challenging courses, from drafting technology and child development to paralegal training, from computer and information science or ornamental horticulture to automotive technology.

East County Homeless Task Force

The East County Homeless Task Force (ECHTF) is a community-based volunteer reference tool for accessing local resources as part of the East County Chamber of Commerce. The ECHTF engages and educates our communities about housing and services for preventing and ending homelessness. They advocate for policies that result in housing and service options appropriate to East County’s range of housing needs.

East County Wildfire Alerts

Sign up to receive free Wildfire & Emergency Alerts and/or a weekly e-newsletter. Alerts come via e-mail, so unlike phone alerts, they can reach you even if phone lines or cell phone towers burn down. They cover wildfires, flash floods, major highway shutdowns, severe weather alerts, and other emergencies.

Grossmont College

Grossmont College serves a diverse learning community of students, primarily from suburban locations in East San Diego County, and also from the city of San Diego neighborhoods, and surrounding communities, as well as locations across the state, the nation, and more than 50 countries throughout the world.

Live Well San Diego

Live Well San Diego is the County of San Diego’s vision for a region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely, and Thriving. It aligns the efforts of individuals, organizations, and government to help all 3.3 million San Diego County residents live well.

Live Well on Wheels (Live WoW)

The Live WoW buses are fully equipped to offer a variety of resources and are available by request to provide services at your office, school, or community event – meeting the community where they are. See where they are stopping next at the link.

SAMHSA’s Behavioral Health Treatment Services Search Tool

Welcome to FindTreatment.gov, the confidential and anonymous resource for persons seeking treatment for mental and substance use disorders in the United States and its territories.

SD Workforce Partnership

SD Workforce Partnership equips job seekers with services and resources to increase their economic mobility, help businesses grow, rebuild, and thrive equitably, and prepare children and young adults for the world of work.