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Foster Youth

Healthy Start - Foster Youth


  440 Arthur Rd
  Watsonville, CA 95076
  Phone: 831-761-6125
  Fax:      831-761-6130
Contact: Richard Puente, Coordinator, Services for At-Risk Students
Pajaro Valley Unified School District through the Healthy Start Program has six school based Resource Centers
where Students in Transition, Foster Youth and their families received a variety of support services. Once referred or identified, students, and often their parents or caregivers, may be directed to local agencies working
cooperatively with Healthy Start. 

Students receive the following services; school enrollment (Pre-Kinder—12th), health insurance enrollment, CalFresh enrollment, assistance with completing forms, free breakfast & lunch at school, transportation and in-depth case-management. Information & Referrals to medical, dental, counseling, housing, educational programs and food.
Healthy Start Referral & Affidavit of Non-Permanent Residence: English/ Spanish 
All students are referred and encouraged to participate in the After School Program.
Foster ed contacts

Alternative Education Contact Info;
Michael Paynter, Foster Youth Services Coordinator
Phone: 831-466-5729
Kim Corneille, FosterEd Program Manager
Phone: 831-466-5665