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General Agency Information
Name:United Way of Santa Cruz County
Address:4450 Capitola Road, Suite 106
P.O. Box 1458
Capitola, CA  95010
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-479-5466
Fax Number:831-479-5477
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 8-5
Description:Conducts annual United Way campaign and other volunteer activities to raise funds needed by local human service agencies. Funds raised are used to support services by partner agencies to meet local human service needs. Call for more information.

ELIGIBILITY: Agencies only, not open to the public.
Mission:The United Way of Santa Cruz County's mission is to mobilize our county's residents to create opportunities for a good life for all.
Programs:Certified Education and Enrollment Centers
Our advocates can connect your family to programs such as Medi-Cal and the Covered California
Health Exchange.

The Community Assessment Project (CAP) is a collaborative project to measure the quality of life in Santa Cruz County.

Healthcare Outreach:Healthy Kids of Santa Cruz County has insurance plans that provide medical, dental, vision and mental health coverage for children in low and middle income families.

Free FamilyWize Prescription Discount Cards available which can reduce prescription drug costs up to 35% or more.

Go for Health! Children in Santa Cruz County will be physically fit through healthy eating and regular physical activity.

Jovenes SANOS, a project of Go For Health!, is a Watsonville based youth advocacy project seeking to increase opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity for young people of Watsonville through implementing long-term environmental policy and system change. The group is working in three sectors of the community to address this public health issue: city planning, markets, and schools.

Success By 6 is a nationwide United Way of America community building initiative focusing on improving the lives of children and their families by helping over 300 communities improve systems that affect early childhood development.

Together for Youth/Unidos Para Nuestros Jovenes (TFY/UPNJ) is a community-wide effort to create a positive, diverse, and healthy environment for youth in order to increase youth skills, confidence and abilities, and reduce the factors that may place them at risk for harmful behaviors.

Children's Network: the purpose is to reduce the fragmentation of programs for at-risk children and families in the County. The Network serves as a vehicle for planning, coordination, collaboration, information sharing and networking. Over the past several years, the Network has been integral in the planning of service delivery for children and families in the county.

Project Homeless Connect: focuses on each aspect of homelessness, providing everything from California identification and disability benefits to clean socks and a warm meal.

CALL 2-1-1 Santa Cruz County
2-1-1 is a resource for people who need help during these tough times, but don't know where to start. A trained, caring professional will help you find options - 24 hours a day in 170+ languages. 211 is easy, convenient, confidential and free. We tailor our referrals to your individual needs.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Two Blocks
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Capitola

Mary Lou Goeke
Executive Director

Related Agencies
Child Agencies:Together For Youth
Subject Headings
 Charities/Foundations/Funding Organizations
Fundraising Assistance
Health Insurance Information/Counseling
Nonprofit/Philanthropic Associations
Private Nonprofits
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified March 2, 2015