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Workers Compensation

2635 Camino del Rio S, Ste 110
San Diego, California

Call (619) 296-5884

“At Hiden, Rott & Oertle, LLP, we pride ourselves on making sure that our clients know exactly what to expect throughout the workers’ compensation process. We walk our San Diego area clients step by step through the initial meeting with us, the process of filing a claim, what the resolution of their case could be and when it could be reached.

We use the resources and experience of our firm to make the workers’ compensation process as simple and straightforward as possible for our clients. At the same time, we use creative solutions to try to get our clients paid as quickly as possible so that they can focus more on their recovery and less on their legal issues. During the process, we can also help you file for unemployment if you can no longer work.”

Disability Rights

DRC is a nonprofit agency and the largest disability rights group in the nation. Federal law established the DRC to protect and advocate for the rights of people with disabilities including providing tools to help you resolve disability-related legal problems.

If you are a regional center client, you may ask for help from the Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy (OCRA).

Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy
1-866-833-6712 (Voice Southern California)
1-877-669-6023 (TTY)


The America’s Job Centers can provide you with FREE services to help while you are transitioning to your next job.  Because of the circumstances of the store closures, all former Haggen employees are automatically eligible for assistance.  As soon as you receive your layoff letter just give us a call and we will provide one-on-one guidance to enroll you for supportive services to help out with gas cards, bus passes, store cards for food and clothing.   We can also discuss any of our other services that may be of help to you.

Please don’t hesitate to take advantage of all the America’s Job Centers can provide – remember – it’s already been paid for by your tax dollars!!

Contact us anytime

Diane Rose at 619-628- 0322 or  Adonna Aubry-Slay at 619-628-0319

For more information go to our website at

Emergency Assistance

North Inland and Coastal San Diego

Catholic Charities: EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE. 917 East Vista Way, 92084. (760)631-4792. Mon-Fri 9:00am – 4:00pm.

Brother Benno’s Foundation: 3260 Production Ave. Oceanside, CA 92054. (760)439-1244.

Food Assistance: Breakfast Mon-Fri 6:30 a.m. – 8a.m.

Saturday Brunch: 10:00am to 11:30am

Showers: 6:30 – 9:00 a.m. Mon-Fri.

Food Parks-Families Only: Mon-Fri. 6:30am-11:00am. (Bring picture I.D. for all children)

Interfaith Community Services: 550 West Washington Ave. Ste. B Escondid, CA 92025. (760)489-6380.

Emergency Food Assistance: Mon-Fri 8:00am – 10:30 am

Breakfast & Sack Lunch: Mon-Fri 8:00am-10:30am. (Must have photo i.d. Closed 1 Friday of each month) All services are on a first come first serve basis.

Interfaith Coastal Service Center: Emergency Assistance Available: 2195 Oceanside Blvd. Oceanside CA 92054. (760)721-2117. BILLINGUAL STAFF. Mon-Fri 9:00am-11:45am, 1:00am-3:45pm. Must have photo ID. (Closed the 1stFriday of each month)

Salvation Army: Emergency Food Assistance: Mon-Fri 9:00am – 12:00pm, 1:00pm-5:00pm (Appointment Only for Other Assistance)

Domestic Violence

San Diego County Domestic Violence Hotline – 1-888-DVLINKS (385-4657). Available 24 hours a day.

Safety Plan:

  1. Pack a bag and leave it with a friend.
  2. Hide an extra set of car and house keys outside.
  3. Keep a list of emergency phone numbers hidden.
  4. Have a bank account in your name with money in it.
  5. Consider obtaining an order of protection.
  6. Plan an escape route and practice it.

Gather the following for you and your children: Birth certificates, social security cards, driver’s license, keys, passports, green card/work permit, welfare identification, money, checkbook, credit cards, school registration, restraining orders etc. IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, CALL 9-1-1.

Women’s Resource Center

1963 Apple St. Oceanside, CA 92054.

24 Hour Hotline: (760)757-3500.

  • Residential Services
  • Alternatives to Abuse Emergency Shelter
  • Transitional Housing
  • Non-Residential Services:
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Crisis Telephone Hotline
  • Adult Counseling
  • Children’s Counseling
  • Community and School Prevention Services
  • Community Involvement
  • Domestic Violence Perpetrator Program
  • Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)
  • Domestic Violence Response Teams (DVRT)
  • Volunteer Services
International Law Enforcement Liaisons for Sexual Assaults 
San Diego County Sheriff’s Department (858)495-5590
San Diego Police Department, Criminal Intelligence (Liaison to Mexico) (619)531-2518
Access & Crisis Line (800)479-3339
Children Welfare Services & the Child Abuse Hotline (800)344-6000
Aging and Independent Services & Adult Protective Services (800)510-2020

Identity Theft, Fraud or misuse of Your Social Security

How do I report identity theft, fraud or misuse of my Social Security number?

To Report identitiy theft, fraud or misuse of my Social Security number, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, recommends that you take the following steps:

Step 1: Place a fraud alert on your credit file by contacting one of the three companies:

–          Equifax: 1-800-525-6285

–          Trans Union: 1-800-680-7289

–          Experian: 1-888-397-3742

The company that you contact is required to contact the other two, which will then place an alert on their versions of your report.

Step 2: Review your credit report from inquiries from companies you have not contacted; accounts you did not open; and debts on your accounts that you cannot explain.

Step 3: Close any accounts that you know, or believe, have been tampered with or opened fraudulently

Step 4: File a report with your local police or the police in the community where the identity theft took place.

Step 5: File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission online or by calling them at 1-877-438-4338 (TTY 1-8666-853-4261)

Children Services

San Diego Children’s Services – Escondido: 463 North Midway, Escondido. (760)480-3404. Monday-Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm.

San Diego Children’s Services – Oceanside: 1320 Union Plaza Ct., Oceanside. (760)754-3456. Monday-Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm.

San Diego Child Care Assistance Program Information: (800)716-4300

Healthy Families Program: Call or visit website to locate local Enrollment Entities by zipcode with assistance with application.

1-800-880-5305 or 1-888-747-1222

Monday – Friday 8am-8pm or Saturday 8am-5pm

Federal Lifeline Program: Receive a FREE Cell Phone and Discounted Monthly Minutes every month.

  • Free Cellular Phone
  • 250 Monthly Minutes

Automatically qualified by being in a public assistance program such as….

  • Medi-Cal
  • The National School Lunch Program – N3LP
  • LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)

See if you qualify for FREE Cellular phone with 250 Monthly-minutes!

Enrollment is Simple! Just Call 1(877)777-1914 to Enroll Now!

For More Information Visit

Print Federal Lifeline Program Flyer Here

*Only one Federal Lifeline discount is allowed per household. You must choose to have the Federal Lifeline discount either on a landline or cell phone, but not both. 

Senior Services

Angel Depot

Free Box of Food Monthly for Seniors 60 & Older.  (Max monthly income $950. Sign up at your Senior Center.

Address2820 La Mirada Dr c, Vista, CA 92081