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Community Resources

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the community available to families

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the community available to families

Storm Resources (Updated 3/13/23)

Shelter information for anyone displaced due to evacuations 
Current weather conditions and resources from Community Bridges 
Sign up for CodeRED Emergency Alerts 
Information about wage relief due to the storms in English & Spanish 
City or Watsonville Flood Resources & Information 
Santa Cruz County Office of Response, Recovery & Resilience
Resource Hub - Listos California 
Catholic Charities Diocese of Monterey - Emergency Preparedness 
Community Bridges - Disaster Recovery & Emergency Preparedness 

COVID-19 Information and Resources

Santa Cruz County Latest News 
Vaccine Information 
Inspire Diagnostics Testing Services 
California Department of Public Health 
  • COVID-19 Public Health Guide in English
  • COVID-19 Public Health Guide in Spanish


California Housing is Key Rental Assitance 
California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) 
Community Action Board (CAB) 

Food and Nutrition

Second Harvest Food Bank 
Loaves and Fishes 
Monterey County Food Bank
Meals on Wheels 
Teen Kitchen Project

Health and Wellness

PVUSD Family Engagement and Wellness Center 
Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance 
Salud Para la Gente 
PVUSD Healthy Start
Special Parents Information Network (SPIN)
National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) of Santa Cruz County 
Call 211 to connect to critical health and human services 
California Parent & Youth Helpline 
  • Website
  • Call or text 1-855-4APARENT (855-427-2736) for services in English, Spanish and other languages
Child Abuse Prevention Resources 
Alliance for a Healthier Generation 
Every Woman Counts - Free breast and cervical cancer screenings  

Educational Support

Luna y Sol Familia Center
Digital NEST 
UCSC Educational Partnership Center 
Adult Education: Watsonville, Aptos, Santa Cruz 
Migrant Education for Out of School Youth (OSY) 
Watsonville Public Library - Brainfuse HelpNow Online tutoring for and homework help for students 
Monterey County Free Libraries: Free online homework help 


Positive Discipline Community Resources 
Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) 
Child Development Resource Center - Need help finding childcare?

LGBTQ+ Resources

Diversity Center Santa Cruz County
The Trevor Project 
Santa Cruz County Safe Schools Project 
PFLAG Santa Cruz County

Additional Community Resources

CASA of Santa Cruz County 
Catholic Charities 

Monthly Bilingual Family Resource Calendar