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Catholic Charities Watsonville Office
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Catholic Charities Watsonville Office|
|Alternate Name(s):||Watsonville Office Family Supportive Services, Immigration & Citizenship and Mental Health|
|Address:||217 East Lake Ave.|
Watsonville, CA 95076
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||By Appointment|
|Description:||Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Monterey was organized in 1983 for the purpose of helping the working poor and the vulnerable who often times do not fit within the usual system.|
|Mission:||Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Monterey is providing help and creating hope. We help people of all cultures and beliefs rise up out of poverty and overcome the barriers to self-sufficiency. Because most lives are a complex pattern of choices and circumstances, we take a holistic approach to helping people change their lives, taking into account the whole person as well as the family and life situation.|
|Programs:||The Family Supportive Services Program provides direct financial aid with rental, move-in and utility assistance as well as assisting with the Cal Fresh application process for eligible families and individuals. We provide financial assistance to low-income, homeless and working poor residents in Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito and San Luis Obispo Counties.
Mental Health Services- The Mental Health Counseling Program consists of experienced -licensed clinicians, fluent in English and Spanish, who supervise and mentor master and post-master level interns. Interns work directly with clients who have various mental health diagnoses, ages, family constellations and cultural backgrounds.
Immigration and Citizenship Program- assistance and guidance for those who struggle in achieving lawful permanent residence status and those who wish to become citizens of our nation.
Santa Cruz Office – Serving Santa Cruz County
610 Frederick Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Tattoo Removal Program- Removal of particular tattoos to those motivated to redirect their lives.
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Parking & Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within Four Blocks|
|Eligibility:||Open to All|
|Areas Served:||Monterey County|
San Luis Obispo County
Santa Cruz County
Maria A. Runciman
Bereavement Support Groups
Immigration/Naturalization Adjudication Services
Mental Health Care and Counseling
Rental Deposit Assistance
Utility Bill Payment Assistance
|This record last modified August 1, 2014|