The 2015 Oceanleaf Awards Celebration Focuses on Communities Woven Together through Hope and Resilience

The Third Annual OceanLeaf Awards Celebration will honor eight outstanding individuals and organizations that have provided exceptional leadership and support to Somali and other East African refugees and immigrants in the San Diego Community.

This year's theme is Honoring Communities Woven Together by Hope and Resilience. We will celebrate the journey of New Americans represented by the symbol of Ocean and the Leaf, the symbol of partnerships woven together through hope and resilience. Read more

Community Resource Fair



Somali Family Service would like to invite YOU, your friends, and family members to join us March 30, 2014 from 11:00AM to 6:00PM at the Jacobs Center for our annual Youth Summit. This year we are “Planting the Seed of Change: Developing the Muslim Individual”. There will be EXCITING giveaways for parents and youth, workshops, panel speakers, anda poetry performance. We look forward to seeing you there! To R.S.V.P or for more details click the link below or click here to contact us. REGISTER HERE


We hope to see you in our back to school night on Friday September 13th at 4pm. Come early get the free giveaways and stay to benefit from a presentation by Lori LaPointe, Family Engagement Resource Teacher.

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Health & Wellness

sfs health fair 2010SFS has been a champion in addressing gaps in healthcare in the San Diego East African refugee community, Read more...


Economic Development

sfs youthEconomic development program was created to address the economic needs of Somali and other East African families  Read more...

Family Strengthening

family strengtheningSFS bolsters the East African refugee community with its Family Strengthening program. We advocate on issues such as access to quality healthcare, Read more...

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