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Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County, Inc.

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General Agency Information
Name:Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County, Inc.
Alternate Name(s):CAB
Address:406 Main Street
Watsonville, CA  95076
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-763-2147 ext. 204
Fax Number:831-724-3447
Description:Monday-Friday 9am to Noon; 1 to 5pm

For specific services, please review CAB's Programs below and their individual contact phone numbers. The Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County, Inc., operates seven programs to assist low-income people to move out of poverty.

FUNDING SOURCE: Federal, State and local governmental jurisdictions (County of Santa Cruz, Cities of Santa Cruz, Capitola and Watsonville), private foundations, donations and fundraising efforts.
Mission:The mission of the Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County, Inc., (CAB) is to advocate for, coordinate and administer community programs to combat poverty and the causes of poverty in Santa Cruz County.
Programs:Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County
Assists day laborers in Santa Cruz County to secure safe employment.
Mireya Gomez-Contreras
Program Director
2261 7th Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
831-475-9675 (WORK)

The CalWORKs Emergency Payment Program:
Provides emergency payments for services that enable CalWORKS participants to retain their employment or continue their education.
Yesenia Betancourt, Program Coordinator
831-763-2147 x260

ALCANCE was created in 2014 as a result of the merging of two of the agency's successful employment programs; the Community Restoration Project (CRP) and the Women Ventures Project.
***see related agency below

The Davenport Resource Service Center:
***see related agency below

The Santa Cruz County Immigration Project (SCCIP)
***see related agency below

The Shelter Project(TSP):
***see related agency below
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Call for information
Eligibility:Low Income
Areas Served:Monterey County
Santa Cruz County
Funding Source:See Description Notes
Related Agencies
Child Agencies:Alcance
Davenport Resource Service Center
Santa Cruz County Immigration Project
The Shelter Project
Subject Headings
Certificates/Forms Assistance
Citizenship Test Preparation
Emergency Food
Emergency Shelter
Environmental Beautification
Environmental Protection and Improvement
Environmental Quality
Homeless Advocacy Groups
Homeless Families
Homeless Individuals
Homeless People
Homeless Shelter
Immigrant Labor Certification Adjudication
Immigrant Labor Certification Filing Assistance
Immigrant Legalization/Registry
Immigrant Rights Groups
Immigrant Visa Application Adjudication
Immigration/Naturalization Legal Services
Information and Referral
Job Finding Assistance
Job Search/Placement
Job Training
Low Income
Older Adults
Physical Disabilities
Political Action/Lobbying Groups
Private Nonprofits
Rent Assistance
Rental Deposit Assistance
Tax Preparation Assistance
Temporary Financial Aid
Undocumented Workers
Vocational Education
This record last modified September 27, 2015

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