About St. Paul’s Senior Services


About St. Paul’s Senior Services

Our Mission and Vision


St. Paul’s Senior Services has provided care to San Diego seniors since we were founded as a non-profit in 1960. Since then, we have expanded our programs and offerings to include three senior living communities, a skilled nursing center, a senior day program, a child care center, and four St. Paul’s PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) medical centers throughout San Diego. St. Paul’s continues to expand and evolve our services as the needs of our local seniors change.

St. Paul's Senior Services Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

St. Paul’s is spiritually guided to help seniors lead enriched lives through excellent and innovative services.

Vision Statement

We envision a world where seniors have options as to where and how they live.

 

Our Guiding Principles

  • Personal and medical care
  • Pastoral care
  • Culture of inclusion
  • Indoor and outdoor recreational and physical activities
  • Intergenerational daycare program
  • Support of programs for families and the expanded community
  • Education, training and research
  • Alliances with community entities to achieve common goals
  • Advocacy in local, regional, and national senior issues
Guideline Principles

Why Choose St. Paul's


Since 1960, St. Paul’s Senior Services has been dedicated to serving the spiritual, physical, and social needs of older adults, fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion consistent with personal and affordable preferences. We strive to be the most outstanding and innovative provider in California. Through independent, assisted living, and skilled nursing communities, as well as an intergenerational day care program and our Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE),

Paul’s provides affordable, innovative, and comprehensive programs in a non-denominational environment with great value placed on optimal independence at all stages of life. Our overall mission and vision have guided our history of innovative programs and services. We look forward to another 50 years of service to San Diego seniors and would love to give you a tour of any of our communities or programs.

Top 6 reasons to choose St. Paul's
  • More than 60 years of experience serving San Diego seniors
  • An excellent and long-standing reputation for providing high-quality care
  • Affordable, welcoming, and unique
  • Centrally located near Hillcrest, Downtown, the Marina and Airport
  • Dedicated and compassionate staff that cares about seniors
  • Qualified and accredited senior homes and living options

Our History of Helping


The idea for St. Paul’s Senior Homes and Services started in 1953 with seven years of conceptualization, feasibility studies, and fund acquisitions to establish a residential community for San Diego’s elderly of modest means. Officially established in 1960, the next few decades saw St. Paul’s create the most innovative and exceptional senior program provider in San Diego County. This work engaged many volunteer leaders, donors, residents, and staff, who make the world a better place through their kindness and dedication.

In October 2014, the Board of Trustees voted to change the name of St. Paul’s Senior Homes and Services to St. Paul’s Senior Services. Although a subtle change, it is one which now reflects the many services beyond residential living that St. Paul’s offers.

The opening of St. Paul’s Plaza in 2015 was the culmination of 55 years of hard work and determination, and our most ambitious project yet. In keeping with our reputation for innovation, the Plaza is a family-friendly retirement community and will help us serve a new generation of seniors; a generation that will not only embrace retirement, but will wish to continue a vibrant community life where they are secure, feel at home, and can have fun!

As we continue to resource the needs of community seniors, we also commit to changing and meeting those needs over time. We can only do this with your support and commitment to those seniors who have made our world a better place for future generations.

2020

2020 St. Pauls PACE North County Opening

Opening of St. Paul's PACE North County

2020

Vision 60 Plan commences to include the restructuring of the Bankers Hill properities.

2019

YPSS Networking

Established YPSS (Young Professionals Serving Seniors) networking and support group to encourage millennials to join the senior care industry.

2019

Opening of Park West/Quality Inn our fourth and fifth supportive housing program for formerly homeless seniors.

2019

Established the lease for our first North County PACE Alternative Care Site (ACS) in Encinitas.

2019

Complete interior remodel of St. Paul's Villa.

2018

St Paul's PACE Nemeth opens in El Cajon.

2017

St. Paul's PACE Nemeth

Ground breaking for St. Paul's PACE Nemeth, located in El Cajon.

2017

Opening of Talmadge Gateway, our third supportive housing program for formerly homeless seniors.

2015

Opening of Celadon, our second supportive housing program for formerly homeless seniors.

2015

2015 St. Paul's Plaza Opening

Opening of St. Paul's Villa

2014

2014 St. Paul's Plaza Chula Vista

Groundbreaking for St. Paul's Plaza in Chula Vista.

2013

Parker Kier supportive housing partnership begins.

2012

St. Paul's PACE Akaloa in Chula Vista opens.

2010

St. Paul's Villa opens a Memory Care Program.

2008

St. Paul's PACE Reasner opens in Downtown San Diego.

1998

Feasibility of a PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) program introduced.

1997

1997 St. Paul's Intergenerational

St. Paul's Intergenerational Program opens. First in California.

1996

St Paul's Community Care Center is donated.

1992

St. Paul's Villa is acquired and new services established.

1990

Assisted Living Program expanded to St. Paul's Manor Tower.

1987

Assisted Living Program established at St. Paul's Manor, the first in the nation.

1984

1984 Love Uniting Volunteers

Love Uniting Volunteers (LUV) Auxiliary founded.

1982

Construction completed on St. Paul's Health Care Center. In 1996, it is named St. Paul's John A. McColl Family Health Center.

1978

1978 Health Center Fundraising

Plans for a health center begin and a fundraising office is established.

1967

St. Paul's Manor Tower fully occupied.

1966

Groundbreaking for the Tower.

1962

First residents welcomed to St. Paul's Manor. First HUD building in California.

1960

1960 St. Paul's Major

A non-profit corporation is established and Articles of Incorporation recorded.

1953

St. Paul's Cathedral parishioners study the feasibility of creating a retirement home for elderly people of modest means.