Amikas is a California, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3), public benefit organization serving the greater San Diego area. The organization was founded in 2009 by Jeeni Criscenzo, Juan del Rio, Michael Copass, Maurice Martin and Steve Powell


Our Vision:

San Diego County is a place where every woman and child has a safe place to live

Our Mission

In order to achieve our vision, Amikas will work to:

  • Prevent women and children, especially veteran women, from being homeless.
  • Create and provide housing options for homeless women and children.
  • Influence society's perception, and public policies regarding homelessness.

How you can help

Want to know more?

Invite Jeeni Criscenzo to present to your group

- call 619-822-2782 or email info@amikas.org.

Women's History Month Local Hero Jeeni Criscenzo