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|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance, Inc.|
|Address:||335 E. Lake Ave.|
Watsonville, CA 95076
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm|
|Description:||Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance (PVPSA) is a nonprofit agency dedicated to providing education, training, and counseling and prevention services to students, families, and staff of the Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD). By helping prevent criminal behavior, gang involvement, truancy, and drug, alcohol, and tobacco use, PVPSA improves the quality of life in our community and its schools.
ELIGIBILITY: Students and their families and community members.
FEES: Family counseling services provided on a sliding scale, Medi-Cal and private insurance.
AREAS SERVED: Within the boundaries of Pajaro Valley Unified School District.
Young people today have difficulty avoiding exposure to alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and violence. PVPSA offers a number of programs to help youth resist those pressures and to live a healthy, substance-free life. Our programs include:
Teen Pregnancy Program
Drug Prevention Curriculum (K-12)
Violence Prevention Education and Training Curriculum (K-12)
Tobacco Prevention Curriculum (K-12)
Gang Prevention Education and Awareness
Bullying Prevention Education and Training
Primary Intervention Program (K-3)
Tobacco Policy Advocacy in treatment facilities and multi-unit housing.
Parenting Workshops (Guiding Good Choices)
COUNSELING: in addition to school-based counseling, quality counseling services are provided at our main office, located at 335 East Lake Ave. and at our community counseling center at 240 East Lake Ave. to hundreds of children, youth, families and adults each year.
|Volunteer Info:||Call for information.|
|Languages other than English:||Portuguese|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Parking & Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within Four Blocks|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
|Fees:||See Description Notes|
|Areas Served:||See Description Notes|
|Funding Source:||City Government|
|Parent Agency:||Pajaro Valley Unified School District|
Alcohol Abuse Education/Prevention
Drug Abuse Counseling
Drug Abuse Education/Prevention
Substance Abuse Counseling
|This record last modified January 16, 2013|