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About SCRC

Established in 1987 as a non-profit 501(c)3, Southern Caregiver Resource Center (SCRC) is the leading provider of free caregiver support services for families caring for frail older adults and adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders in San Diego County. Serving over 100,000 families annually, SCRC offers a wide variety of support services that include education, care planning, case management, counseling, respite care and support groups.

Tax ID 33-0402867

SCRC is funded by grants from the California State Department of Aging, County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, Aging  and Independence Services, Behavioral Health Services, private foundations, and donations from individuals and corporations.

To view our most recent 990, please click here.

The mission of SCRC is to help families and communities master the challenges of caring for adults with chronic and disabling conditions.

To view our most recent Annual Report, please click here

Families often ask us, “What makes Southern Caregiver Resource Center (SCRC) so special?”


Aside from being the experts on caregiving and the leading provider of comprehensive caregiver support services in San Diego and Imperial Counties, we believe the thing that sets us apart are our CORE Values that guide everything we do.


Each member of the SCRC team lives and breathes these values every day. They are the philosophy at the heart of our business, and they are what make our agency great.

These are the core values that we live by:







As part of the California Caregiver Resource Center, SCRC participates in an annual report to evaluate the ever-changing needs of family caregivers throughout the state.

Learn more about the latest report in this video.

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