Here are some local resources that COA has partnered with to help youth and young adults to choose to live a healthy lifestyle.

Free Food Distribution for those in need
The San Clemente Baha’l Center
3316 Avenida del Presidente
San Clemente, CA 92674
New Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Every Other Monday

Drive thru Free Groceries
Thursday 1:30-2:30

Calvary Chapel San Clemente in association with Love San Clemente is hosting a Drive Thru Food Distribution every Thursday. Line opens at 2:00 pm. First come first served until food runs out. Each week we provide dairy, vegetables, meats, fruit and an every changing assortment of food items. Distribution dependent on truck arrival.

1031 Calle Recodo
San Clemente, CA. 92673

When you arrive for food… stay in your car and open your trunk.

Volunteers are required to wear gloves and masks. If you would like to volunteer, email Volunteers arrive at 1:30 pm to set up.

Saddleback San Clemente Drive through Food distribution at San Clemente Outlets

101 W Avenida Vista Hermosa

San Clemente, CA 92673

On the top of the parking structure

Every other Wednesday

9am – 11am

See upcoming dates and other locations

Drive through Food distribution at Saddleback Rancho Capistrano

Lower Parking Lot

29251 Camino Capistrano San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675


Every Third Week of Month

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Fresh food at St Michael’s
Everyone welcome!
Every Monday. 4-5 pm.
107 West Marquita, San Clemente

AIM High (previously known as Thrive Alive) is a Free Teen Mentorship program ( for ages 13-17 yrs). It is a great way to armor them against the many dangers and obstacles they are faced with in today’s world. From Trending Drug Cultures, Social Media and Self-Esteem, to Nutrition and Eating for a Sustainable World. AIM High offers a 7-week program of educational workshops, mixed with fun social activities and creative art projects!

In order to insure a healthy world for our kids, it’s imperative we do a better job at raising healthy kids in our world. The Noble Path Foundation offers an unprecedented and well-rounded approach to both physical and mental health, while also providing free social activities in a safe and comforting environment that allows teens to thrive and reach their highest potential.

Our Fall AIM High series begins Wednesday, October 5th. This game-changing program pairs leaders in our community with our teen participants, inspiring meaningful dialogue on a variety of topics – all aimed at giving them the skills and information they need to navigate an increasingly complicated and challenging world.

We kick off the series with PHYSICAL & EMOTIONAL STRESS COPING SKILLS with @connect_oc and Week 5 is SELF-ESTEEM & SOCIAL MEDIA presented by @wpcoc ?

Other topics include Nutrition & Wellness with @thenoblepathfoundation ? Teen Dating & Healthy Relationships with @laurashouseheart ? Trending Drug Cultures with @partners4wellnessorg ?

Leadership Development with @rotarysanclemente president @robertburnsactor who also leads our improv during the series on Monday’s to help participants build confidence ??

Our Life Lessons segment focuses on teen financial literacy with @taxprossc ???

If you have a young person in your household (ages 13-18), I hope you will consider enrolling them in this incredible course. Thanks to the giving hearts of our partners and sponsors, this program remains FREE to all who participate. ?

We limit each session to 15 teens, so please sign up early to reserve a spot. You can initiate your free PushPress Membership here ( and once activated, you’ll be able to sign up for courses in seconds with our mobile app.

Free Guitar Lessons

Fridays 4:30-5:30pm

All levels welcome

for teens 13-18

Noble Path Foundation

Free Fun Hang-out Spot for teens 13 and older every Friday. Every week is a different theme picked by the teens.

Check out the calendar and learn more at

Fridays 6pm-9pm

All levels welcome

for teens 13-18

Noble Path Foundation

Dedicated to turning the tide on childhood obesity and improving the health and fitness of America’s youth by raising awareness on nutrition and providing opportunities for physical activity, personalized training and motivational mentoring

NAMI Orange County is dedicated to improving the lives of the people of our community affected by mental illness. We strive to create a better tomorrow—a tomorrow where all people affected by mental illness can experience hope, recovery and wellness in a world free of stigma.

Empowering communities to take action, as a leader in preventing substance use and mental illness in young people.Through collaboration, education, and advocacy, their goal is to create healthier communities.

Helping to educate the community to address issues surrounding the diseases of mental health and addiction, and lead a federally funded Drug Free Community Coalition designed to bring sectors of the community together to prevent youth from engaging in unhealthy activities.

Bringing mental health resources that are currently available throughout Orange County for teens and young adults together in one place.

Sober Partner’s Philosophy is to demonstrate how Sobriety can be fun or our clients won’t find value in the work it takes to stay Sober. We insist on having fun with our clients. We provide a comprehensive list of services in the recovery industry and our staff has a passion for working with folks new to recovery.

Villa Oasis is a resource for teen drug abuse, with insight on signs to look for, risk factors, helpful ways to approach teens, and treatment information if needed

Project Eli is a family run, nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness about fake drugs made of illicit fentanyl. We partner with local and state leaders, educators, parents, students, and communities to reach the most vulnerable group; teens and young adults. Project Eli is a certified NARCAN® nasal spray distributor.

The Alexander Neville Foundation’s mission is to bring to light the dangers of illicit drugs and promote peer-to-peer outreach. Actively Fighting the Fentanyl Epidemic through awareness and education.

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It’s no secret that drug addiction is hereditary. If a family member struggles with addiction, it puts you at greater risk than someone who doesn’t have an addiction in the family.The risk is higher if it’s a first-degree relative who is addicted. Parents, children, and siblings are some examples. With Know Your DNA you can get Genetic tests that can analyze your DNA and identify your risk for substance use disorders like alcoholism and opiate addiction.

Inspiring hope and empowering change to end domestic violence with a mission to change social beliefs, attitudes and behaviors that perpetuate domestic violence while creating a safe space in which to empower individuals and families effected by abuse.

A parent-to-parent solutions-oriented program and equips parents with the tools needed to regain control of their home, establish structure, and find the strength to develop new cooperative family relationships.

Providing education and prevention programs that help mitigate risk factors and promote constructive decision-making & behaviors that benefits our community with programs spanning from deterring gang activity & sexual assult to reducing problems associated with alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

Committed to equipping communities and survivors with the tools to disrupt human trafficking through awareness, education and development, from corporate to community, with programs that are creating solutions.