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Santa Cruz

Shelter

SC Winter Shelter Email for a spot, or meet shuttle at 6:15pm Coral St & Limekiln St. | wintersheltersantacruz@gmail.com
The Warming Center Overnight shelter on coldest nights, based on weather forecasts | (831) 246-1234 |
Homeless Services Center Many services. Initial intake appts, 9am-3pm: appts 1-4pm | 115 Coral St. | (831) 458-6020 |
Paul Lee Loft Shelter (831) 458-6020 |
River Street Shelter (831) 459-6644 |
Rebele Family Shelter (831) 459-6644 |
Faith Community Shelter Temporary shelter for families & single adults, via local church sanctuaries | (831) 332-8151 |
Jesus, Mary, and Joseph Home Faith-based shelter for women and children | 132 Lennox St | (831) 459-8046 |
Smart Path to Housing and Health Take a survey of 31 questions that will place you on a county-wide wait list for limited SC housing resources prioritized by greatest need/vulnerability. Multiple access points for walk-in assessment | (831) 454-4122 |

Resources

Day and Night Storage Keep belongings safe. Available everyday 8am-10am & 5pm-7pm | 150 Felker St. Suite H | (831) 246-1234 |
Pathways to Wellness New day program offering classes and services; open to those exp. homelessness and who have a county mental health coordinator. EVERYDAY 9am-3pm | 300 Harvey West Blvd | (831) 425-8132 ext 214 |
Downtown Streets Team A work-first team approach to overcoming homelessness. Thurs 12:30pm | 418 Front St., | (831) 713-3708 |
Homeless Persons Health Project Free Medical Care. Mon, Wed 8a-5p; Tue, Thur 1-5p; Fri 8a-3p | 115 Coral St. | (831) 454-2080 |
Second Harvest Food Bank Hotline to free food locations | (831) 662-0991 |
Santa Cruz County Veteran’s Office Services for Veterans & Families | 842 Front St. | (831) 454-7276 |
Workforce Santa Cruz Career Centers No cost job help | 350 Encinal St, Santa Cruz; 2045 40th Avenue, Suite B, Capitola |
Mental Health Client Action Network (MHCAN) Peer Support, Classes & Counseling | 1051 Cayuga St. | (831) 469-0462 |
Walnut Avenue Family & Women’s Center Domestic Violence Support | 303 Walnut Ave. | (831) 426-3062 |
Refuge Recovery A non-theistic, Buddhist-inspired approach to addiction recovery | 738 Chestnut St. |
Smart Recovery Independence from addiction, new approach, Tues 8-9:30pm | Calvary Episcopal, 532 Center St. (Little Red Church) |
New Life Recovery Substance Use Recovery | 707 Fair Ave | (831) 427-1007 |
Janus of Santa Cruz Substance Use Recovery | 200 7th Ave., # 150 | (866) 526-8772 |
Free Syringe Exchange Mon 8-12pm; Tues 5-7pm; Fri 8-11:30am | 1060 Emeline Ave. Rm 105 (Use north entrance Bldg F) |
Santa Cruz Aids Project Free HIV & HEP C Testing; Wed 5:30pm-8pm, Thurs 10am-12pm (also get safer works kits (injection tools, minus the syringe, and safer sex kits including condoms and lubricant) | 716 Ocean #200 | (831) 427-3900 |
Volunteer Housing Navigators Housing search and application assistance, Wed 12:30pm-2:30pm | Library, 224 Church St. |
Working Together Information & job help, free phone calls, prints, housing search, Thu 10am-11:30am | Library, 224 Church St. |
Ask Us Talk with a social worker about housing, health or wellness solutions, Tue 1pm Fri 10am-12pm | Library, 224 Church St. |
SC Veterinary Street Outreach Local preventative care clinics for pets | santacruz.vetstreetoutreach@gmail.com
Suicide Prevention Lifeline Crisis Textline 741-741 | 877-ONE-LIFE (877-663-5433) |

Meals

Saint Francis Soup Kitchen Mon-Fri 12pm | 205 Mora St. (off River St.) |
Calvary Episcopal Church Mon 6pm | 532 Center St,. (Downtown, Little Red Church) |
Homeless Garden Project Tues-Fri 10am | Delaware & Shaffer |
Elm Street Mission Wed 7am ( Before 7:15am) | 117 Elm St. |
Grey Bears Thu & Fri 7am | 2710 Chanticleer Ave. |
Manna Ministries Sat Noon | 7600 Soquel Dr. Aptos, Resurrection Church lot |
Food Not Bombs Sat & Sun 4pm | Downtown Post Office, 850 Front St., at Water St. |

Showers

Homeless Services Center Mon-Fri 9:00am-3:30pm, Sat-Sun 10am-1:30 | 115 Coral St. |
Saint Francis Soup Kitchen Mon-Fri 11am-12:30pm | 205 Mora St. |
Shower the People (Mobile Shower Trailer) Sat 12:30pm-2:30pm, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays 5:30-7:30pm | Resurrection Catholic Church, 7600 Soquel Dr., Aptos |
Shower the People (Mobile Shower Trailer) Wed 5:30pm - 7:30pm | Trinity Presbyterian | 420 Melrose, SC (Behind Safeway, off Morrissey) |

Restrooms and Portable Toilets

Depot Park Restrooms , drinking fountain, Sunrise - Sunset | 119 Center St |
De Laveaga Park Restrooms, drinking fountain, phone, Sunrise - Sunset, | 850 Branciforte Dr. |
Harvey West Park Restrooms, drinking fountain, 7am - Sunset | 326 Evergreen St. |
Ken Wormhoudt Skate Park 9am-Sunset | 225 San Lorenzo Blvd at Riverside Ave |
Book Shop Santa Cruz Restrooms, Mon-Thur 9am - 10pm, Fri-Sat 9am-11pm | 1520 Pacific Ave |
SCPL Downtown Library Restrooms, drinking fountain, Mon-Thur 10am-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm | 224 Church St. |
Santa Cruz Parking Garages 6am-10pm | Locust & Cedar (also) Soquel Ave & Front St |
Portapotty 24hrs, 7 Days | Lincoln & Cedar St., (also) Center & Cedar St |
Portapotty 24hrs, 7 Days | Corner Laurel & Front St |
Portapotty Sunrise - Sunset | Bike Pump Track 100 Western Drive (Closed seasonally) |
Cowell Beach Restrooms 9am-Sunse | Cowell Beach Parking Lot |

Watsonville

Shelter

Salvation Army Watsonville Day Center Overnight Winter Shelter starts Nov 15th | 104 Grant Street |
Grace Harbor Women’s Homeless Shelter Faith-based shelter for women and children | 214 Union St. | (831) 724-3922 |
Pajaro Valley Shelter Services 115 Brennan St. | (831) 728-5649 | info@pvshelter.org
Freedom Women's Center Faith-based shelter for women | PO box 1746 | (831) 724-2898 |
Pajaro Men’s Center Faith-Based Overnight shelter, showers | P.O. Box 1807, 95076 | (831) 722-2074 |
Pajaro Rescue Mission Faith-Based | 111 Railroad Ave | (831) 724-9576 |
Smart Path to Housing and Health Take a survey of 31 questions to place you on a county-wide wait list for limited SC housing resources, prioritized by vulnerability. Multiple access points for walk-in assessment | (831) 454-4122 |

Resources

Salvation Army Watsonville Day Center Showers, laundry, lockers, mailing address, wifi & more | 104 Grant Street |
Community Bridges Programs, resources, and food | 521 Main St., Suite Y | (831) 688-8840 |
Community Action Board Employment assistance, eviction prevention | (831) 763-2147 |
Families in Transition Short term rental assistance to homeless or at risk families | 406 Main St, Suite 326 | (831) 728-9791 |
Santa Cruz Immigration Project Immigration Issues, assistance, advocacy | 406 Main St #217 | (831) 724-5667 |
Mobile Wellness Clinic Mobile clinic; check Dignity Health - online schedule | (831) 713-8751 |
Watsonville Homeless Health Center Walk-in Care | 1430 Freedom Blvd, #C | (831) 763-8400 |
Planned Parenthood Women’s Health | 398 South Green Valley Rd | (831) 724-7525 |
Monarch Services Domestic Violence Intervention | Bilingual Crisis line • (888) 900-4232 | (831) 722-4532 office |
Supportive Services for Veterans By appt only | 18 West Beach Street | (831) 454-7276 |
Watsonville Career Center Mon -Fri 8am-12pm, 1pm-5pm | 18 Beach St | (831) 763-8700 |
Sueños Youth Employment Services Program 229 Green Valley Road | Mon -Fri 8am-5pm | (831) 466-5672 |
SC Veterinary Street Outreach (Check Facebook for updates ) | santacruz.vetstreetoutreach@gmail.com
211 DIRECTORY Emergency Services, community, health and human services directory | 211 |
Suicide Prevention Hotline Crisis Text Line 741-741 | 877-ONE-LIFE 1 (877) 663-5433 |
SmartPATH for Housing and Health Complete a survey to access a county-wide waitlist. Visit www.smartpathscc.org |

Meals

Pajaro Valley Loaves & Fishes Mon-Fri 12pm | 150 2nd St. | (831) 722-4144 |
Salvation Army Center Mon-Fri 5pm | 214 Union St. | (831) 724-3922 |
Second Harvest Food Bank Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm | 800 Ohlone Pkwy | (831) 722-7110 |

San Lorenzo Valley

Resources

Mountain Community Resource Center 9am- 4pm Mon-Thur | 6134 Hwy 9, Felton 95018 | (831) 335-6600 |
Valley Churches United Missions Mon-Fri 9am- 4pm | 9400 Hwy 9, PO Box 367, Ben Lomond | (831) 336-8258 |
San Lorenzo Valley Sheriff’s Service Center 6062 Graham Hill, A&B | Services, sharps disposal | (831) 454-7400 |
211 DIRECTORY (Dial 211 for referrals to many services and resources statewide) |
Suicide Prevention Hotline Crisis Text Line 741-741 | 1-877-ONE-LIFE | 1 (877) 663-5433 |