Casa Pacifica, located in Oceanside, is a transitional residential program that serves adults with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use conditions who have previously had significant challenges living independently. The services are provided in a community-based home-like setting that promotes recovery and development of independent living skills.

Services include behavioral health and psychiatric evaluations, medication management, daily group and individual counseling, nursing and psychiatry, peer support, case management, and care coordination. Clients each have a private room in a home-like environment that is only a short walk to the beach and close to public transportation. The average length of stay is 12 months. The program is funded by the County of San Diego, HHSA, Behavioral Health Services.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Adults ages 18 years and older with serious mental illness requiring structured residential treatment for up to 12 months.
  • Must have SSI and Medi-Cal
  • Must have a Representative Payee upon Admission

How to Refer

Contact the program directly to receive a referral form.

Career Opportunities At Casa Pacifica

CRF is a friendly, rewarding, and dynamic place to work. We believe in teamwork and collaboration throughout our organization. We are committed to our staff and their ability to learn and grow in their profession while serving others in our community.

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Employee Testimonials

“There are a ton of training opportunities at this agency for clinical staff. They have online training, classroom training, and individual and group supervision. It is a lot of work, but there is a lot of support and you can easily max out on intern hours each week. They also hire and promote from within.”

“Great benefits: Health insurance, awesome PTO, paid holidays, Supervision: Amazing. You will get your hours in no-time. High quality supervisors as well. Opportunity for growth: Since there are so many locations, it’s easy to move from clinic to clinic if you want a new challenge, different position, different location, etc. Family feel: The staff are awesome and supportive. FUN Training: They make sure that you get adequate training on important things in the field. Experience: You will see every diagnosis and learn everything you need to know about mental health from this job. Great experience for moving forward in your career.”

“Extremely valuable experience with diverse populations; free, quality clinical supervision. Meaningful ‘feel-good’ work, and supervisors are supportive.”

“I have worked [at CRF for] 2+ years and I believe in this company. We are a nonprofit so the wages are about industry average, but the benefits are incredibly generous…I feel fortunate to work with a wonderful group of people. I recommend CRF and look forward to many more years of helping make our community a better place.”