ACCESS Inc. is a community based organization founded in 1967 as a non-profit corporation in the State of California and recognized as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.
To provide access to education, workforce training and support services that empowers at-risk youth and young adults-in-transition to achieve self-sufficiency and economic independence.
Access was initially formed to administer community development programs during the War on Poverty of the late sixties, Access helped resettle thousands of refugees from Southeast Asia during the seventies. It was also one of the first non-profit organizations in San Diego County to operate workforce development programs under contracts with the Regional Employment and Training Consortium, the forerunner to the present San Diego Workforce Partnership. Since 1987, Access has been a major youth employment service provider, and since 1990 has worked extensively with current and former foster youth.
Our Standards of Service:
Standard 1: Attitude is everything; we try to create a good lasting impression
Standard 2: Thank somebody; we reward and recognize each other
Standard 3: Make words work; talk, listen, and learn
Standard 4: All for one, one for all; we practice teamwork
Standard 5: Make it better!
Standard 6: Think safe; be safe; practice safety at work
Standard 7: Appearance speaks; we show respect by good appearance
Standard 8: Keep in touch! We keep our clients informed
Standard 9: It’s a private matter; we practice confidentiality
Standard 10: Vive La Difference! We value diversity
Access is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of volunteer members:
Chairperson, Janet Kaye
Vice Chairperson, Melanie Delgado
Secretary-Treasurer, Veronica Jarque
Director, Cynthia Schubert
Director, Tom Cunningham
Address : 2612 Daniel Ave San Diego CA, 92111 Tel : +1-858-560-0871 ￼￼ Fax : +1-858-560-8135 Hours of Business Monday-Friday : 8am – 5pm Saturday-Sunday : Closed