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Carlton G Luhman Center for Supportive Living, Volunteers of America

Volunteers of America Southwest

General Information

Description of Service

Provides board and care for moderately ill adults. Offers independent living skills assistance, job training, and placement. The Luhman Center treats men only and is located in El Cajon. Also offers a program for adults with a dual diagnosis (mental illness and a co-occurring disorder linked to substance abuse).



Geographic Area(s) Served

Alpine, El Cajon, La Mesa, Lakeside, Lemon Grove, Ramona, Santee, Spring Valley, 91901, 91905, 91906, 91916, 91931, 91934, 91948, 91962, 91963, 91980, 92004, 92019, 92021, 92036, 92060, 92070, 92086

Facility/ADA Access

Wheelchair accessible.

Intake Procedure

Referral by a physician or social worker is required.

Contact Information

Physical Site Address 1

290 South Magnolia Avenue

Physical Site City, State, Zip

El Cajon, 92020

Main Phone

(619) 447-2428

Web Address


Client Information

Target Population

Disabled - Mentally

Intended Participants

Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities, Dual Diagnosis

Age Group




Languages Spoken


Driver's License

Not Required


Ages 18 to 65 years. Male. Mentally disabled.

Fees or Charges

Types of Fees

Variable fees, as provided by SSI-SSA.

Insurance Accepted

Accepts some private insurance plans.


Hours of Operation

24 hours a day, 7 days a week


January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday


Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings, Nightshift

Specific Hours

9:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday (General Office Hours)

Categories of Service