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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
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-431-6939
Fax Number:831-393-3115
Email Address:charities@catholiccharitiescentralcoast.org
Website:catholiccharitiescentralcoast.org
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
831-431-6939
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
Fees:Sliding Scale
Areas Served:Monterey County
San Luis Obispo County
Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Watsonville
 
Officials
 

Terrie   Iacino
Executive Director

Linda Byrne
Director of Mission Development

Angela DiNovella
Director of Family Supportive Services

Maria A. Runciman
Director of Mental Health Counseling

Jorge Sifuentes
Director of Immigration & Citizenship

Kathy  Singh
Controller

Subject Headings
 Bereavement Counseling
Bereavement Support Groups
Certificates/Forms Assistance
Emergency Food
Food
Food Stamps
Food Vouchers
Immigrants
Immigration Issues
Immigration/Naturalization Adjudication Services
Mental Health Care and Counseling
Private Nonprofits
Rent Assistance
Rental Deposit Assistance
Utility Bill Payment Assistance
This record last modified August 1, 2014