NAMI SD Independent Living Home for Women
We provide an environment promoting whole person wellness where individuals living with mental health conditions can thrive! Please scroll down to see pictures of our home, as well as a video tour!
Current Vacancy? 1 Vacancy (as of 5/9/22).
- Self-serve breakfast, lunch, and snacks
- Community style dinner
- Office area with community laptop
- Washer and dryer on site
- Cable TV
- Bed linens and towels are provided
- Security System
- Beautiful, large backyard
Cost: Rent: $850
Our spacious home has two kitchens, two living rooms, and two dining areas, as well as a large backyard! Our residents share 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
Rules are pretty simple; primarily respect your roommates, be kind to one another, and leave common areas the way in which you found them.
Our home was approved by the Independent Living Association (ILA). (To learn more: https://ilacalifornia.org/listing/san-diego-county/nami-san-diego-independent-living/)
Commonly Asked Questions:
· How many residents share each bedroom?
o Two residents in each of our rooms except
o Three residents in our loft which is larger, provides more privacy, and has a spacious private bathroom.
o We do not have any single rooms at this time.
· How much storage space do I get for my belongings?
o In your room, you have a nightstand, three drawers from a chest of drawers, and half a closet where you can store your belongings.
o Additionally, you have space in the refrigerator and pantry of one of our kitchens, where you can store your personal food items.
· How do you keep your house so clean and beautiful?
o Our residents participate in chores, which are rotated regularly.
· Can you help me with joining a class or starting a new program?
o As this is an Independent Living Home, our Housing Manager and staff do not provide support with finding resources or with getting connected to programs or classes. If you need these services, we encourage you to request support from your existing programs, health or mental health providers, or to call the NAMI San Diego’s Helpline to receive information about resources.
· What does your housing manager do?
o She prepares dinners five nights a week; ensures our refrigerator and pantry are well stocked; develops the dinner menu; makes minor repairs, contacts our landlord for larger repairs, and contacts contractors and vendors for repairs that are needed but not covered by our landlord; holds house meetings; purchases items needed for our home; conducts outreach to promote our home; identifies and interviews new residents; provides orientation and tours to new residents; supports residents with organizing the weekly chore assignments; addresses and/or responds to suggestions and requests made by residents; collects monthly rent; and more!
· How do I join your home? What’s the process? Is there an interview?
o Please contact Becca, our Housing Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 619-407-8410 to express interest and learn more about our home.
o She will schedule an interview with you, which is held via phone or video (zoom). We are presently not conducting in person interviews.
Interested in Learning More or Joining Our Home?
Please contact Becca, our Housing Manager, at email@example.com or 619-407-8410 with any questions or to express interest. We look forward to hearing from you!