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The mission of BEACONS, Inc. is to help our coastal North County adults with disabilities develop their interests, skills and routines so that their journey through life is meaningful, supported, safe and self-fulfilling. To help with this mission, we have included listings of organizations and activities in the following areas that may be of interest. Please know that the listing of an organization or activity on this page is not intended as an endorsement in any manner but solely as informational only. Contact us to have your information listed! 


    Coastal Trekkers

    Shine Project Foundation


Arts & Entertainment


Arms Wide Open (El Cajon)

InnerMissionProductions (Carlsbad)

P.A.C.T. (acting)


Banding Together (music, jam session

Coast Music Therapy


Adaptive Sports San Diego


   LCYO Champions and Step Up Divisions (Stagecoach Park) FB

   Miracle League of San Diego (San Dieguito Park)


   San Marcos Shooting Stars

    iCan Bike (


   Adapted Dance (Pacific Motion, Carlsbad)

   Dancin' Feet Camp (

   InnerDancers (Escondido)

   Tap Fever (San Diego)

Ice Skating

Martial Arts

   Orion Martial Arts (San Marcos, Saturdays at 3 pm)

   Big Bear Adaptive Skiing

   US Adaptive Recreation Center (Big Bear) 


   Cardiff Challenger Soccer

   LA Galaxy San Diego Champions League (up to age 18)

Special Olympics

Surfing & Water Sports

   Best Day Foundation

   Stella Maris

   Surfers Healing


    Acing Autism (for all players)


Autism Society Family Camp

Camp Paivika (for youth and adults)

Young Life Capernaum (summer and winter camps, up to age 22)

Coding & Computers

NFAR's Technical Training Program (Vocational Training)

Dance Parties (see also "Proms" below)

Civitan Club (7 - 9 pm, no charge, 2nd Saturday of each month)

Encinitas Dance/Karaoke Party (Teens+, 3rd Saturday of each month)

InnerDancer Dance Parties (1st Saturday, 6:30 - 8 pm, $12 pp, Vista)

Faith Related



Young Life Capernaum (up to age 22)


Friendship Circle



Film Making

Film and media creation (4 semester program through Options for All)

Inclusion Films (offers camps in San Diego)


Horseback Riding/Therapy

Helen Woodward Animal Center (Rancho Santa Fe)

Ivey Ranch (Oceanside)

Teri, Inc. Equestrian Center 


Arc Group Homes (San Diego)

CA Mentor Program (Family homes housing placements)
Home of Guiding Hands Residential Homes

Jeremiah's Ranch (Fallbrook)

Noah Homes (Spring Valley) 
Sweetwater Spectrum (Sonoma)

Teri Inc

Villa de Vida

Postsecondary Education (visit Think College for more)

College of Adaptive Education (Fallbroook)

Costa Mesa CLE Program

Irvine Community College Life College

MiraCosta's Adults with Disabilities Noncredit Courses

Saddleback OASIS Program (Mission Viejo)

Taft Transition to Independent Living (Bakersfield)

UCLA Pathway (Los Angeles)

   A night to Remember (ages 15 - 22, El Cajon)

   Night to Shine (ages 14+, Faith Community Church, Carlsbad)


Take Me Home Registry

Workforce support

Under construction

Other resources:

SpecialNeed Foundation

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