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General Agency Information
Name:Neighborhood Services Division
Alternate Name(s):City of Watsonville, Parks and Community Services Department
Address:231 Union St.
Watsonville, CA  95076
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-763-5678
Fax Number:831-768-7396
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Thursday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Description:Neighborhood Services has moved to 37 Davis Avenue in Freedom as part of its ongoing mission of focused neighborhood development in the City.

The Neighborhood Services Division reinforces the City's commitment to building strong neighborhoods through programs designed to increase communication between residents and city government, enhance community pride, encourage civic awareness and participation, and provide more effective coordination among City departments to address neighborhood needs. Realizing that quality of life concerns can be most effectively resolved at the neighborhood level, the City of Watsonville is committed to providing neighborhoods and individuals with the tools to develop their capacity to address their own concerns.

ELIGIBILITY: Watsonville residents
Programs:The Neighborhood Watch Program is a community based organization of neighborhood residents working together with the Watsonville Police Department and the Neighborhood Services Division to prevent crime.

Graffiti and Litter Abatement Program
Residents can call 728-6133, 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, to report graffiti. Graffiti cleanup kits are available for anyone who wants to help.

Neighborhood Cleanups provide litter pick-up sticks, bags, gloves and safety vests.

The Neighborhood Development Program is a two-year plan in which two neighborhoods have been chosen to receive intensified City services, see website for more details.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within One Block
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Watsonville
Physical Location:Watsonville
Funding Source:City Government

Christian Miranda
Division Manager

Subject Headings
Civic Groups
Community Action/Social Advocacy Groups
Community Involvement Programs
Community Meeting Facilitation
Community/Nature Area Cleanup/Enhancement Projects
Conflict Resolution Training
Crime Prevention
Environmental Beautification
Gang Programs
Government Agencies
Identity Theft Prevention
Leadership Development
Meeting Leadership Skills Development
Neighborhood Improvement Groups
Neighborhood Revitalization
Neighborhood Watch Programs
Public Speaking
This record last modified June 5, 2016