Community Information Database
Friends Outside of Santa Cruz County
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Friends Outside of Santa Cruz County|
|Alternate Name(s):|| Friends Outside, Amigos Afuera|
|Address:||1740 17th Ave., Suite 2|
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm|
|Description:||Provides support and assistance to those incarcerated in all county jail facilities, their families, and to those recently released from jail or prison. Services include in-custody visits, property matters, reentry planning, helping families maintain contact with incarcerated loved ones, inmate location, family support and referrals for food, clothing, shelter and rehabilitation. Friends Outside also offers free AfterCare services after release to help with referrals for housing, mental health needs, food, employment and clothing. We also provide basic hygiene, transportation support, clothing vouchers, and assistance complying with probation. AferCare services are provided on an appointment only basis. Appointments can be scheduled in person, by email, or by phone.
Friends Outside jail visiting services help to provide resources, referrals, and information to adults currently incarcerated in Santa Cruz county. The main goal for the jail visiting project is to ease the disruptions caused by incarceration by providing accurate information and support to prisoners.
ELIGIBILITY: Must be incarcerated, recently released (within 3-6 months) or have a family member incarcerated
Affordable Care Act
Certified Education and Enrollment Centers
Our advocates can connect your family to programs such as Medi-Cal and the Covered California.
Health Exchange, as well as CalFresh for persons who are 30-days prior to release, and those who are recently released from custody.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 831-427-5078 and 831-722-2127
|Volunteer Info:||Call for monthly volunteer orientation to learn more, opportunities include:
Kid's Day Volunteer
Volunteer Office Assistant
Life Skills Workshop facilitators
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Parking & Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within One Block|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
|Areas Served:||Santa Cruz County|
|Physical Location:||Santa Cruz|
Deanna Adams, Esq.
|Parent Agency:||Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County|
Families and Individuals Needing Support
Health Insurance Information/Counseling
Information and Referral
Information and Referral Volunteer Opportunities
Inmate Support Services
|This record last modified March 31, 2015|