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Our Services


Adult & Long Term Care

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We protect and care for the disabled and elderly.

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Employment & Benefits

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We provide services and benefits to low-income adults and families.

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Family & Children

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We protect children from abuse and neglect to keep them safely at home.

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Foster Care & Adoptions

Happy Children in Nature

We work with families who want to foster and/or adopt children in need of a safe home.

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IHSS Public Authority

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We work with caregivers who provide in-home supportive services (IHSS) as part of the IHSS registry.

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Veterans Services

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We assist veterans, military retirees, and their families in obtaining benefits earned by military service.

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Workforce SCC

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A local partnership that serves job seekers and businesses.

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Announcements


Smart Path

Smart Path

 Check out our Spring 2019 Smart Path Newsletter

Smart Path to Housing and Health is a project of the local Continuum of Care and the Homeless Action Partnership. As Santa Cruz County’s coordinated entry system, Smart Path streamlines access to housing assistance and services for all people experiencing homelessness. Individuals and families will complete uniform assessments at a variety of easy to access locations throughout the county for housing assistance.

Find out more about Smart Path by clicking the link below:

https://smartpathscc.org/

 

 

Golden Bear Pass

The Golden Bear Pass is an annual park pass to enjoy 280 state parks, 340 miles of coastline, 4,500 miles of trails and 15,000 campsites.  The pass gives access to most California State Parks where a “vehicle day use” fee is collected, with the exception of Candlestick Point State Recreation. 

The Golden Bear Pass is good for one calendar year (January-December) and costs $5.00.  To qualify for the Golden Bear Pass, an applicant must be currently receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI), receiving aid under the CalWORKs program, or be 62 and over and meet certain income limits. 

For more information on the requirements or to fill out an application, click here.

Scam Alerts

EBT on Facebook

Please do not call EBT phone numbers posted on Facebook. Read about EBT alert.

SNAP phone calls

Please do not respond to calls from SNAP toll free information hotline number: 1-800-221-5689. This number is not affiliated with FNS or SNAP.

 

Immigration and DACA Resources

Know Your Rights

Find answers to your questions about public benefits, immigration, and DACA resources.