Santa Cruz County, CA Assistance Programs and Resources

Services Provided on this page:
> Housing Programs and Assistance
> Food Programs and Assistance. ie. pantries
> Free Clothing Assistance
> Numerous Helpful programs not listed above ie. bus tickets, free rides

Santa Cruz County Housing Assistance Programs

See our list of housing assistance programs. We list HUD, housing assistance, subsidized housing programs in Santa Cruz County.

The Shelter Project - The Community Action Board of Santa Cruz Co., Inc

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-21

501 Soquel Ave., Ste. E
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 457-1741

The Shelter Project of the Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County operates the Housing for Medical Emergencies Program (motel vouchers), Emergency Rent/Mortgage Assistance to avoid eviction, Shelter Hotline, and The Message Center (voice mail for homeless people).

Santa Cruz County Food Assistance Programs

See our list of food assistance programs. We list food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Santa Cruz County.

Homeless Persons Health Project- Coral Street Clinic - Santa Cruz

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-10
115 Coral Street, Suite A
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Provides free medical and mental health care and referral services throughout Santa Cruz County to homeless or marginally housed adults. This program operates on a first come, first serve basis. In addition to medical care, offers dental referrals, help obtaining IDs, pet food, and hygiene kits. Hours: Mon & Wed 8 am - 5 pm, Tue & Th 1 - 5 pm, Fri 8 am - 3 pm

Davenport Resource Service Center - Santa Cruz County

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-10
150 Church Street
Davenport, CA 95017

Offers teen center, financial health services, various classes, food distribution, assistance applying for food stamps/health insurance, health clinics, translation, transportation (limited area), translation, computer access, and referral services. Hours: Mon-Th 9 am - 5 pm, Fri 9 am - 3 pm

Acts of Love Foundation - Santa Cruz County

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-10
P.O. Box 3240
Santa Cruz, CA 95063

Provides help to the impoverished, homeless, and mentally challenged of any culture. Services include assistance with counseling, medical, employment, and food.

Santa Cruz County Clothing Assistance Programs

See our list of clothing assistance programs.

Pregnancy Resource Center - Santa Cruz

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-10
1570 Soquel Drive Suite 4
Santa Cruz, CA 95065

Provides extensive case management for expectant families. All services are free, adoption information, abortion and pregnancy information, pre-natal vitamins, pregnancy testing & verification, ultrasound, peri-natal & post-abortion counseling (provided to incarcerated women as well as those in the community). Nurse consultations, medical and community referrals, maternity clothing, counseling, and support by trained staff.

Santa Cruz County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Santa Cruz County.

California Rural Legal Assistance - Watsonville

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-07
21 Carr Street
Watsonville, CA 95076

Legal assistance for low-income residents. Priority given to clients with landlord-tenant problems, Medi-Cal, AFDC & unemployment insurance benefits, judgment collection, and public education. No domestic law, criminal, or immigration services are offered. Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 12 pm & 1 - 5 pm