Community Information Database
HSA Homeless Persons Health Project
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||HSA Homeless Persons Health Project|
|Address:||115-A Coral Street|
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
|Description:||The Homeless Persons Health Project (HPHP) provides services throughout Santa Cruz County to homeless or marginally housed youth, adults, and families with children through case management.
ELIGIBILITY: Those eligible include youth, adults and families in Santa Cruz County who are:
Living without shelter
Living in substandard structures, threatening to health or safety shelter, under crowded conditions
Staying in a shelter or transitional housing program
Housed in a residential alcohol and drug treatment program with no stable housing to go to upon program completion
FUNDING SOURCE: federally funded Health Care for the Homeless Program since 1989, along with matching funds provided by the County of Santa Cruz and individual donations
|Programs:||Information & Referrals - Connections to services for: health, mental health, substance abuse, shelter, social services, housing, benefit programs, food, and other services. Walk up information and referral services and toll-free assistance by phone.
Benefits Advocacy - Assistance in establishing eligibility for health insurance and income support programs.
Access to Medical Care - Guidance and practical assistance in accessing medical care. Access to care for uninsured individuals through a special program within MediCruz for most types of outpatient medical services. Eligibility can be established through both HPHP and MediCruz staff. Primary Care is provided through County General Medical Clinics and referral providers in Santa Cruz and Watsonville, and through a contract with Salud Para La Gente in the Pajaro area of Monterey County. After-hours and emergency care are provided through hospital emergency rooms and reimbursed through MediCruz.
Medical Care and Treatment - Special funding is available for medical care for homeless adults/children at the following locations (please call to make same-day or next-day appointments):
Coral Street Clinic - (831) 454-2080
115-A Coral St., Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Emeline Health Center - (831) 454-4100
1080 Emeline Ave., Santa Cruz
Watsonville Crestview Health Center - (831) 763-8400 9 Crestview, Watsonville
Santa Cruz Women's Health Center - (831) 427-3500
250 Locust St., Santa Cruz
Planned Parenthood (Westside Clinic) - (831) 426-5550 1119 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz
Planned Parenthood (Clinical Mariposa) - (831) 724-7525 40 Penny Lane, Watsonville
Oral Health Care - Provided by Dientes Community Dental Clinic - (831) 464-5409 1830 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz. Call for appointment, some walk-in appointments available. Referrals for uninsured individuals are made by HPHP nurses.
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Call for Information|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within One Block|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
|Areas Served:||Santa Cruz County|
|Physical Location:||Santa Cruz|
|Funding Source:||See Description Notes|
|Parent Agency:||Health Services Agency of Santa Cruz County|
|Alcohol Abuse Education/Prevention|
Drug Abuse Education/Prevention
Health Care Referrals
Homeless Advocacy Groups
Information and Referral
|This record last modified November 7, 2015|