Healthy Start Collaborative:

Vision: We seek to improve the health of children and their families through a broad network of partners throughout Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. We develop collaborative systems and links among participants, facilitate communication, and focus our attention on data and outcomes.


Mission: We share PVUSD's goal of improving academic achievement through

1) Improved health;

2) Increased access to health and social services; 

3) Creation of safety nets and support structures for at-risk students and families.

Salud Para La Gente ~ School Based Clinics

Phone: 831-728-0222 or

Phone: 831-761-1588


SPLG Clinic Locations & Service Hours


Cesar Chavez Middle School  at CRC  

Medical & Dental


Pajaro Middle School at PFRC

Medical & Dental


Pajaro Valley High School at PVHRC

Medical & Dental


Starlight Elementary at SRC



Healthy Start Program

Healthy Start Program ~ A Division of Student Services

Healthy Start Program Referral and Affidavit on Non-Permanent Residence: English/Spanish



For PVUSD Foster Youth and Students in Transition the Healthy Start Program offers a variety of services and referrals. Some of these services include:

  • School Enrollment (Pre-Kinder - 12th) 
  • Insurance Enrollment
  • CalFresh Enrollment 
  • Free breakfast and lunch at school
  • Assistance with completing forms
  • Family Advocacy
  • In depth case-management
  • Transportation
  • Information and Referrals to the following services:
    • Medical, Dental, Counseling, Housing, Educational Programs, and Food

All students are referred and encouraged to participate in the After School Program.

Children's Resource Center (CRC)

at Cesar Chavez Middle School

440-A Arthur Road
Watsonville, CA 95076
Phone: (831) 761-6125

Fax: (831) 761-6130
Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM



Cesar Chavez Middle, Amesti Elementary, MacQuiddy Elementary, Mintie White Elementary, Watsonville Charter School of the Arts


Richard Puente, Coordinator, Services for At-Risk Students

Rich BIO


Monica Rocha, Registration Technician



Yunuen Sanchez, Administrative Secretary III


Cynthia Cibrian, Office Assistant II



Pajaro Family Resource Center (PFRC)

at Pajaro Middle School

250 Salinas Road, Portable 1
(Pajaro Middle School, behind the gym)
Watsonville, CA 95076 
Phone: (831) 761-6633

Fax: (831) 761-6042

Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM



Pajaro Middle, Alianza Charter, Hall District Elementary, New School, Ohlone Elementary, Ohlone State Preschool, Salsipuedes State Preschool



Rosemary Hernandez, Child Development Coordinator


Doris Downs, Registration Technician


Pajaro Valley High Resource Center (PVHRC)

at Pajaro Valley High School

500 Harkins Slough Road, Building A
Watsonville, CA 95076
Phone: (831) 728-7892
Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM



Pajaro Valley High, Bradley Elementary, Bradley State Preschool, Landmark Elementary, Landmark State Preschool, Mar Vista Elementary, Radcliff Elementary, Valencia Elementary


Claudia N. Garcia, Registration Technician


Rolling Hills Resource Center (RHRC)

at Rolling Hills Middle School

130 Herman Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076
Phone: (831) 728-6341, Ext. 4811
Fax: (831) 728-6288
Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM



Rolling Hills Middle, Rolling Hills State Preschool, Calabasas Elementary, Calabasas State Preschool, Freedom Elementary, Freedom Children's Center, HA Hyde Elementary, Pacific Coast Charter



Maria C. Hernandez, Registration Technician



Claudia Zuniga, School Office Assistant

RHRC: T & Th: 10 AM - 4:30 PM


Starlight Resource Center (SRC)

at Starlight Elementary

225 Hammer Drive
Watsonville, CA  95076

Phone: (831) 728-6979, Ext. 5631

Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM



Starlight Elementary, Ann Soldo Elementary, Aptos High, Aptos JR High, Rio Del Mar Elementary


Daisy Brooks, Registration Technician


Teen Resource Center (TRC)

at Watsonville High School

250 East Beach Street, Room # 54
Watsonville, CA 95076
Phone: (831) 761-6131

Fax: (831) 728-6247
Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM



Watsonville High, Diamond Technology Institute, EA Hall Middle, Lakeview MiddleLinscott State Preschool, Renaissance High, Watsonville Children's State Preschool, Watsonville Children's Center



Ruth Leon, Registration Technician


Teen Resource Center Referral Form