Dedicated to bettering women's lives
with resident-centered, recovery-oriented, supportive housing services and programs

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

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.  

Blue Couch and End Table







Housing Services

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.


Affordable housing with services provided in a community based setting.


Help residents set goals toward a path of personal stability and independence. 


Communal kitchen and dining with dinners prepared 7 days a week. 


Participation in community activities like volunteering or adult education classes.


Support to stabilize health and secure access to medical services.


A variety of activities (gardening, painting, etc.) are available to promote personal growth. 

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Big Sister League of San Diego is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization