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General Agency Information
Name:Pajaro Valley Shelter Services
Alternate Name(s):PV Shelter
Address:115 Brennan Street
Watsonville, CA  95076
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-728-5649
Fax Number:831-722-6177
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 9-5
Description:Provides emergency shelter, transitional housing and case management to help homeless families identify and change the circumstances that led to their being homeless.

The Transitional Housing Program provides homeless families up to 24 months to gain job and life skills to build a secure economic future. Families must work to actively change the circumstances that led to their being homeless.

ELIGIBILITY: Must be homeless to be eligible for either program. The Emergency Shelter is for women and children only (boys 12 years old and younger) due to the dormitory style sleeping facilities. The Transitional Housing Program is for families with minor children.

FEES: In the Emergency Shelter, a small donation is requested to help cover the cost of the three meals per day provided. Rent in the Transitional Housing Program is based on income.
Mission:To assist homeless women, children and families obtain stable housing through temporary shelter and services.
Programs:Emergency Shelter for Homeless Women and Children

Transitional Housing and Long Term Support Housing for homeless families

Case Management and Bilingual Case Management
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Pajaro Valley
Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Watsonville

Susan Olson
Executive Director

Contact Persons

Annette  Melendrez

Subject Headings
 Case/Care Management
Emergency Shelter
Homeless Families
Information and Referral
Private Nonprofits
Transitional Shelter
This record last modified May 16, 2013