Sunday, October 22, 2017

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Program and Services Links

Client Confidentiality

Read our e-mail encryption FAQs (PDF)

Dial 2-1-1

Dial 2-1-1 to find out how to access food, housing, and other services.

Community Food Hotline

Call the hotline at (831) 662-0991.

Metro Bus Routes

Visit the Santa Cruz Metro webpage to find bus schedules and routes.

Contact Us

Contact information and locations.

Programs and Services

Adult and Long Term Care

Adult and Long Term Care Services Division protect and care for the disabled, frail, and elderly and assist Veterans.

Employment and Benefit Services

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

Family and Children's Services

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

Workforce Services

Our network of Career Centers offer an array of no cost services for businesses, employees, and job seekers.

What's New

Help for Wildfire Evacuees

If you've been displaced by a wildfire evacuation and are in need of food assistance, you may qualify for expedited CalFresh.

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To learn more:

  • Go to or
  • Call (888) 421-8080 or
  • Come to 1020 Emeline Avenue in Santa Cruz, or 18 West Beach Street in Watsonville.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

FAQs regarding the recent DACA decision's impact on Medi-Cal eligibility on the DHCS website.

Benefit Programs

Learn about HSD benefit programs by watching these videos on YouTube:

Immigration Resources