Vanessa Arteaga, LMFT


Vanessa Arteaga is a Program Manager at San Diego Youth Services. She has about 10 years of experience working with youth and families experiencing homelessness. She currently oversees programs which provide a drop in center for transitional aged youth (TAY), an art expressive program aimed at destigmatizing mental illness, short term housing for TAY, and street outreach for runaway and homeless TAY. She holds a B.S. in Sociology from Cal State San Marcos, Master’s degree in Counseling from National University, and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Vanessa also sits on the County TAY Council, Steering Committee for San Diego Youth Homelessness Consortium,  member of the RTFH CoC, and also been involved with steering committees for Brand of Brothers and the Runaway and Homeless Youth Walk and Rally’s