Sunday, March 01, 2015

Services A to Z

Links to HSD Programs and services

Dial 2-1-1

Access housing, senior services, legal aid, and more, visit

Metro Bus Routes

Metro bus schedules and routes to HSD office locations.

Employment Opportunities

View current job openings with the County of Santa Cruz.

Our Mission

We strengthen our community by: 

  • Protecting the vulnerable,
  • Promoting self sufficiency,
  • Alleviating poverty, and
  • Improving the quality of life.

We Value:

  • Excellent Service
  • Compassion
  • Integrity
  • Partnerships
  • Effective Practice

Report Abuse & Fraud

  • Child Abuse: (877) 505-3299 or (831) 454-2273
  • Elder Abuse: (866) 580-4357 or (831) 454-4101
  • Medi-Cal Fraud: (800) 822-6222
  • Public Assistance Fraud: (831) 454-4109

Our Services

Adult & Long Term Care

Adult and Long Term Care services protect and care for the disabled, frail, and elderly. We also provide Veterans assistance.

Employment & Benefits

Employment and Benefit Services provide services and benefits to low-income adults and families.

Family & Children

Family and Children's Services protect children from abuse and neglect to keep children safely in their homes.

Workforce Services

What's New

Free Tax Filing

File your faxes online for free at

Earned Income Tax Credit

You earned it - now claim it and save!  Find out more.

How to Complete the SAR7

To avoid interruption of benefits. Watch the
How to complete the SAR7 video.

Apply For Health Coverage

  • Visit
  • Call (888) 975-1142, or
  • Talk to your Benefits Representative

CalFresh and Medi-Cal

Client Confidentiality

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