Harmonium was established in 1975 through an enterprising blend of vision and necessity to respond to Mira Mesa’s rapidly growing need for juvenile diversion services. Harmonium continues to shape its mission, goals and services by listening to the needs of neighborhoods, individuals and families.
Harmonium, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that reaches more than 30,000 San Diegans a year, currently offers a wide array of innovative and customized program services to over 5,000 children, youth, and families each day throughout San Diego County. Harmonium believes creative planning, collaboration, and strength-based intervention results in high quality services that promote well-being.
To promote well-being and self-sufficiency in children, youth, and adults through creative education, intervention, and prevention services rooted in collaboration with neighborhoods and families.
“Services that promote well-being for all individuals and families throughout the San Diego Community.”
Harmonium’s Core Values promote the physical, mental and emotional well-being in the people we serve, our community, partners, and the Harmonium staff.
- Respect - we show a high regard for each person’s culture, diversity, uniqueness and values.
- Self-sufficiency - we provide a supportive learning environment that promotes resilience and self-reliance for staff and those we serve.
- Creativity - we use innovative strength-based practices to inspire creativity. Harmonium recognizes music, the arts, and other creative applications as tools to help families flourish.
- Continuous Improvement - our business and operational practices promote excellence and high quality. We distinguish ourselves through staff training, program evaluation, evidence-based practices, quality assurance, fiscal review, and ongoing planning toward fiscal sustainability.