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Community Resources

In Santa Cruz County, Dial 211 for local resource information regarding housing, health care, senior services and more. Or click to visit 2-1-1                  
   

Advocacy Services

 
Central Coast Center for Independent Living (CCCIL) (831) 462-8720     
Consumer Affairs (831) 454-2050    
Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency (HSA) (831) 454-4170    
Santa Cruz County Human Services Department      
Mental Health Client Action Network (MHCAN) (831) 469-0462    
Public Guardian (831) 454-4160    
Seniors Commission (831) 454-2355    
Seniors Council (831) 688-0400    
Senior Network Services (831) 462-1433, (831) 728-1751    
Veterans Services (831) 454-4761    
Alzheimer’s Association (800) 272-3900 – 24 Hour Helpline
   
CRISIS INTERVENTION / COMPLAINTS      
Adult Protective Services (831) 454-4101  
Mental Health Crisis Intervention  (831) 454-4170, (800) 952-2335 (after hours)    
Ombudsman Crisis Line 1-800-231-4024  
State Community Care Licensing (408) 324-2112    
State Department Of Health 1-800-554-0348  
Suicide Prevention (831) 458-5300 or (877) 663-5433    
       
HOME SERVICES  
Central Coast Center for Independent Living (CCCIL) (831) 462-8720     
Grey Bears   (Food to Homebound Seniors)  (831) 479-1055    
Hospice of Santa Cruz County (831) 430-3000    
In Home Support Services   (IHSS) (831) 454-4101, (831) 763-8800  
Lifeline   (Emergency Response Systems) (831) 475-2778    
Meals on Wheels  (831) 464-3180    
Multipurpose Senior Services Program   (MSSP).. (831) 459-6629    
Public Health Nursing   (Health Education) (831) 454-4339    
Respite Registry  (831) 462-0880    
Senior Companion Program  (831) 688-0400    
Senior Network Services (831) 462-1433    
Senior Outreach   (In Home Peer Counseling)….. (831) 459-9351, ext. 206, (831) 728-9009    
Senior Shared Housing (831) 462-6788  
San Andreas Regional Center (SARC): Intellectual Disability Support (831) 688-7633    
Volunteer Center    (831) 427-5070, (831) 722-6708    
       
LEGAL SERVICES  
American Civil Liverties Union (ACLU) (415) 621-2488    
CA Advocates for Nursing Home Reform(CANHR) (800) 464-1116    
Consumer Affairs (831) 454-2050    
Lawyers Referral (831) 425-4755    
Legal Aid Society  (831) 724-2253 SC or (831) 688-6535 SB    
Public Defender San Benito (831) 636-0292    
Public Defender Santa Cruz (831) 426-2656    
Senior Citizens’ Legal Services (831) 426-8824 (Santa Cruz)    
  (831) 728-4711 (Watsonville)    
  (831) 637-5458 (Hollister)    
 

Other Services

   
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