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HSD Employment and Benefit Services

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General Agency Information
Name:HSD Employment and Benefit Services
Alternate Name(s):County of Santa Cruz Human Services Department Benefit Services
Employment and Benefits Application Centers
Address:1020 Emeline Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Driving Directions
Toll Free:888-421-8080
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 8-5
Description:Assistance Programs provide several benefits to low-income adults and families. Human Services Department staff work directly with clients to determine their eligibility for assistance and provide referrals for related services.

Watsonville location:
18 W. Beach St., Watsonville
Programs:Benefits Call Center serves individuals who are receiving assistance from CalFresh, Medi-Cal, Foster Care, Adoptions, and CalWORKs.

CalFresh (Food Stamps) is a program that helps low-income people buy food they need for good health and nutrition.

CalWORKs Cash Aid assists parents with dependent children in finding employment, job training, and child care costs during work or training hours.

CalWORKs Child Care Program helps eligible families pay for monthly child care as they participate Welfare-to-Work activities.

Employment Assistance Welfare-to-Work helps CalWORKs participants find jobs and become self-sufficient.

The General Assistance Program is a County-funded loan program designed to assist adults in meeting their basic living needs.

General Assistance is a county-funded loan program, that helps eligible adults meet their basic living needs.

Medi-Cal is a program providing health care benefits to those who qualify.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within One Block
Eligibility:Call for Information
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:County Government
Related Agencies
Parent Agency:Human Services Department County of Santa Cruz
Subject Headings
 Food Stamps
Government Agencies
Physical Disabilities
TANF Applications
TANF Recipients
Temporary Financial Aid
This record last modified October 1, 2016

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