Building Bridges of Hope
Big Sister League of San Diego (BSL) is a nonprofit organization providing transitional and permanent supportive housing for adult women. The Big Sister League has provided housing for women in San Diego for since 1942. Our staff manage two residences for a total of 31 beds in the Hillcrest area and provide day programming for our residents. BSL's services are designed to assist women affected by mental health issues, homelessness, trauma, and domestic abuse. As such, BSL requires residents be under the care of a psychiatrist to meet additional mental health needs.
Our mission is to provide supportive housing for women affected by mental illness, homelessness, trauma, and domestic abuse with services designed to encourage confidence, self-esteem, and independence.
BSL is a residential facility for women providing affordable housing in the Hillcrest area. Our supportive housing program provides longer-term housing and supportive services for women focusing on developing life skills, continuing their education, seeking or improving employment, overcoming trauma, and obtaining permanent housing.