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General Agency Information
Name:Youth Services
Alternate Name(s):Encompass Community Services
Address:709 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-429-8350
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 9-5
Description:Watsonville location:
241 E. Lake Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076
Phone: 831-688-8856

Youth Services offers a broad spectrum of services that help heal and nurture the mental and social well-being of children, youth and families.

FEES: Sliding scale fees, Medi-Cal accepted.
Mission:The mission of Youth Services is to provide culturally relevant services to Santa Cruz County youth and families, in collaboration with other community organizations. These services are designed to address the developmental and emotional needs of our clients while supporting them in creating and maintaining positive roles in their communities.
Programs:COUNSELING: We provide individual, group and family counseling for youth (3-20) and families facing the challenges that arise in the process of growing up. 429-8350 x0 or 688-8856 x0

Nuestro Futuro-bilingual for immigrant/migrant families. 728-6390 x6482; 688-5300 x110
Youth on Probation-OASIS (Outpatient Alternative with Supportive Intensive Services) program provides support through Juvenile Court process

YES Recovery High School 429-8350 x113
**see related link below**
Tyler House Residential Substance Abuse Treatment
688-6293 x117
Intervention and Education Groups
688-8856 x0/429-8350 x0
Minor DUI Diversion Program
429-8350 x107
Minor in Possession Diversion Program
429-8350 x0

Crossroads Group Home 724-9333
Foster Youth Development

Escuela Quetzal 688-8856

The STRANGE Programís purpose is to support LGBTQQIAAP youth (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Allies and Pansexual) in Santa Cruz County though peer support groups, youth-created events and other fun activities.
all the STRANGE Program Coordinator at (831) 429-8350 x119

Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:Call for Information
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Related Agencies
Parent Agency:Encompass Community Services
Child Agencies:YES Recovery High School
Subject Headings
 Adolescent/Youth Counseling
Alcohol Abuse Education/Prevention
Alcohol Abuse Issues
Alcoholism Counseling
Alternative Education
Alternative Schools
Anger Management
Assessment for Substance Abuse
At Risk Youth
Dropout Prevention
Drug Abuse Counseling
Drug Abuse Education/Prevention
Drug Day Treatment
Emergency Shelter
Families with Adolescents
Family Counseling
Gang Members
Gang Programs
Gay/Lesbian Advocacy Groups
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues
Group Counseling
Homeless Families
Homeless Individuals
Individual Counseling
Juvenile Delinquents
Juvenile Offenders
Parent Counseling
Parent Support Groups
Parents of Teens
Prevention Programs
Private Nonprofits
Residential Treatment Facilities
Runaway Counseling
Substance Abuse Education/Prevention
Suicide Counseling
Transgendered Advocacy Groups
Truancy Counseling
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified June 6, 2016