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Agency Name:ACCESS
Brief Description:Spanish 888-442-2237 The Access Hotline provides free, confidential and nonjudgmental information, referrals, peer counseling and advocacy on the full range of reproductive health services includi...
Agency Name:Adult Children of Alcoholics
Brief Description:Adult Children of Alcoholics is a Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition program of women and men who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes. We meet with each other in a mutually respectful, sa...
Agency Name:African American Community Health Project
Brief Description:Founded in spring of 1998, ABC responded to the need for culturally appropriate education and outreach to African-Americans on the central coast. Our goals are to make a healthier African-American co...
Address:303 Walnut Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Agency Name:Al-Anon Family Groups
Brief Description:Answering service will provide information on places and times for local meetings, etc. Al-Anon is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who meet to share their experience, strength and ...
Agency Name:Alzheimer's Association, Santa Cruz Office
Brief Description:Office is at the Elena Baskin Senior Center. Provides information and referral, support and education to people with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia and their care partners. Speakers a...
Address:1777-A Capitola Road
Santa Cruz, CA  95062
Agency Name:American Cancer Society
Brief Description:Your local American Cancer Society office is your source for the most relevant information to help guide you. Appointments are needed for all services to ensure we have the right people available to m...
Address:945 S Main St Ste 201
Salinas, CA  93901
Agency Name:American Chronic Pain Association
Brief Description:Since 1980, the ACPA has offered peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals. The information and tools on our site c...
Address:P.O. Box 850
Rocklin, CA  95677
Agency Name:American Diabetes Association, Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties
Brief Description:The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading 501(C)3 nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. Educational information available in the off...
Address:111 W. Saint John St., Suite 1150
San Jose, CA  95113
Agency Name:American Heart Association
Brief Description:The American Heart Association in Silicon Valley is hard at work to make an impact on your life by empowering you and your loved ones to live healthier lives and enjoy more peace of mind about heart d...
Address: One Almaden Blvd. Ste. 500
San Jose, CA  95113
Agency Name:Birthright of San Jose
Brief Description:Birthright has been providing love, support and hope to women facing unplanned pregnancies for over 45 years. We operate nearly 300 locations, and have a 24/7 toll-free Helpline so help is only a phon...
Address:1210 Bascom Ave. suite 129
San Jose, CA  95128
Agency Name:Cabrillo College Stroke and Disability Learning Center
Brief Description:Offers classes in mobility, speech, and counseling. Classes taught by instructors who are also licensed therapists for people with physical and/or neurological disabilities such as stroke, Multiple S...
Address:6500 Soquel Drive Bldg HW1000
Aptos, CA  95003
Agency Name:California Smokers' Helpline
Brief Description:Voicemail and recorded messages are available 24 hours a day. The California Smokers’ Helpline (1-800-NO-BUTTS) is a free statewide quit smoking service operated by the University of California San Di...
Agency Name:Cantu Queer Center
Brief Description:We do our best to stay open 9am-5pm Monday–Friday. Due to our small staff, this is not always possible. Please call the center to confirm whether there will be someone available to help you. Duri...
Address:1156 High Street, Merrill College
Santa Cruz, CA  95064
Agency Name:Central Coast Center for Independent Living
Brief Description:CCCIL promotes the independence of people with disabilities by supporting their equal and full participation in life. CCCIL provides advocacy, education and support to people with disabilities, their ...
Address:1350 41st Avenue, Suite 101
Capitola, CA  95010
Agency Name:City of Santa Cruz Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women
Brief Description:The vision of this city advisory body is to end sexual assault, sexual harassment and domestic violence in the City of Santa Cruz through prevention, programs and public policy. Purpose: to mak...
Address:809 Center Street, Room 10
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Agency Name:Co-Dependents Anonymous
Brief Description:Co-Dependents Anonymous is a support group for those in recovery from the disease of co-dependency resulting from dysfunctional families. Utilizes the Twelve-step Method. Meetings are held at various ...
Agency Name:Cocaine Anonymous
Brief Description:Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addic...
Agency Name:Community Support Services
Brief Description:We serve individuals who are challenged by loss, poverty, and stigma associated with a diagnosis of mental illness or experience as a foster youth. Services include dual diagnosis treatment, mental he...
Address:542 Ocean Street Suite K
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Agency Name:Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Northern California Chapter
Brief Description:The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. We fund more CF research than any other organization, and nearly every CF drug available today was ma...
Address:455 Market Street Suite 1190
San Francisco, CA  94105
Agency Name:Debtors Anonymous
Brief Description:Debtors Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from compulsive deb...
Address:P.O. Box 423058
San Francisco, CA  94142-3058
Agency Name:Diabetes Health Center
Brief Description:The Diabetes Health Center Management Program is a multi-disciplinary program designed to meet the unique needs of the diverse population and those affected with diabetes in our community. This progra...
Address:85 Nielson Street Suite 201
Watsonville, CA  95076
Agency Name:Diversity Center of Santa Cruz County
Brief Description:Saturday and Sunday: Open for group meetings only The Diversity Center of Santa Cruz county is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer ...
Address:1117 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA  95062-2105
Agency Name:Dominican Hospital
Brief Description:Dominican offers emergency services and is a Certified Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Dominican's services include the only comprehensive Cancer Center in Santa Cruz County, a Total Joint R...
Address:1555 Soquel Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA  95065
Agency Name:Dominican Hospital Health and Rehabilitation Services
Brief Description:Our focus is to help keep you and your family on the right path. Dominican's Rehabilitation and Therapy Services has a wide range of specialized rehab services and therapies to meet your needs. O...
Agency Name:Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
Brief Description:FA is a program based on the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. There are no dues, fees or weigh-ins at FA meetings. FA is a fellowship of individuals who through shared experience and mutual support,...
Address:420 Melrose Ave.,
Santa Cruz, CA  95062
Agency Name:Health Projects Center
Brief Description:Health Projects Center (HPC), established in 1980 as a 503(c) non-profit organization, offers health-related and social programs to health professionals, older adults and family caregivers. Health Pro...
Address:1537 Pacific Avenue Ste 300
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Agency Name:Help & Education for Liver Patients
Brief Description:HELP! provides support, education, & advocacy at all stages of liver disease, from newly-diagnosed to end-of-life. Outstanding medical advisory board and resources on topics including liver hea...
Address:P.O. Box 2028
Santa Cruz, CA  95063-2028
Agency Name:Hospice of Santa Cruz County
Brief Description:Second location: The Borina Family Center for Compassionate Care 65 Nielson St., Suite 121, Watsonville, CA 95076 Hospice of Santa Cruz County offers compassionate, expert medical care and grief...
Address:940 Disc Drive
Scotts Valley, CA  95066
Agency Name:InnerSolutions
Brief Description:Individual and group counseling for people with food, weight or body image issues. ELIGIBILITY: assessment...
Address:5905 Soquel Dr. #650
Soquel, CA  95073
Agency Name:Jacob's Heart Children's Cancer Support Services
Brief Description:We are a local, one-of-kind grassroots organization. Our support services extend to families with children under 18 diagnosed with cancer within the counties of Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito and So...
Address:680 W. Beach Street
Watsonville, CA  95076
Agency Name:Janus of Santa Cruz
Brief Description:Janus DUI Programs: 831-462-5267 direct Janus Community Clinic: 1000A Emeline Ave. Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831-425-0112 831-425-1847 fax Janus South County: 284 Pennsylvania Dr., Suite 1 Wat...
Address:200 7th Avenue, Suite 150
Santa Cruz, CA  95062
Agency Name:Katz Cancer Resource Center
Brief Description:The Katz Cancer Resource Center is staffed by full-time oncology nurses and provides access to information and services relating to all aspects of cancer care and management. Individuals with cancer ...
Address:3150 Mission Dr, 1st Floor,
Santa Cruz, CA  95065
Agency Name:La Leche League of Santa Cruz County
Brief Description:La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. Volunteers availabl...
Agency Name:Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Brief Description:The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area Chapter was founded in 1949 to serve residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma a...
Address:675 N. First Street Suite 1100
San Jose, CA  95112-5156
Agency Name:Lupus Foundation of Northern California
Brief Description:Provides the following services in order to provide health education about lupus: support groups and youth support groups, education program, newsletter, library of medical articles and brochures, res...
Address:2635 North 1st Street, Suite 211
San Jose, CA  95134
Agency Name:Marijuana Anonymous
Brief Description:A fellowship of men and women who share our experience, strength, and hope with each other that we may solve our common problem and help others to recover from marijuana addiction. There are no due...
Agency Name:Mended Hearts, Inc., Santa Cruz Chapter #155
Brief Description:Service organization of people who have had heart surgery, whose members visit those facing pre-operative or post-operative heart surgery, in order to share information and experiences. The organizati...
Agency Name:Mental Health Client Action Network
Brief Description:MHCAN is a peer run community center where people with mental health conditions can meet, access programs, enjoy each other and life as well as make it through times of intensity together. MHCAN peer...
Address:1051 Cayuga Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95062
Brief Description:Information about this rare cancer and what you can do to improve your life expectancy, the latest treatments available, updated with the latest information. Financial Aid for Treatment: $30 Billi...
Agency Name:Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Brief Description:Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving(MADD) is the nation's largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage ...
Address:7027 Dublin Blvd., Suite 110
Dublin, CA  94568
Agency Name:Nar-Anon Family Groups Northern California Region
Brief Description:Nar-Anon is a 12-step (12 step) fellowship for the family and friends of drug addicts. We welcome anyone to share in our unity and strength. The Nar-Anon Family Group is for those who know or have kno...
Agency Name:National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Brief Description:The National MS Society, Northern California Chapter provides a variety of programs, services and information for persons living with multiple sclerosis, their friends and families, and health care pr...
Address:2589 Scott Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA  95050
Agency Name:National Stuttering Association
Brief Description:The National Stuttering Association and local chapters provide support for people who stutter and their family and friends. FEES: No fee for Chapter meetings, call for National Organization fees. ...
Agency Name:Northern California Arthritis Foundation
Brief Description:Arthritis Helpline 888-391-9389 Option 101 The Arthritis Helpline provides the opportunity to speak one-on-one with someone about your unique arthritis needs. We offer the latest information on type...
Address:P.O. Box 22258
Carmel, CA  93921
Agency Name:Nursing Mothers Counsel of Santa Cruz County
Brief Description:The Santa Cruz Chapter of Nursing Mothers Counsel is a non-profit, non-affiliated organization dedicated to supporting the personal breastfeeding goals of all families. Our services are provided by t...
Address:P.O. Box 66634
Scotts Valley, CA  95067-6634
Agency Name:Overeaters Anonymous
Brief Description:Free, friendly support groups for anyone who might be a compulsive eater, anorexic, or bulimic. ELIGIBILITY: All teens and adults are welcome. ...
Address:P.O. Box 698
Santa Cruz, CA  95061
Agency Name:Palo Alto Medical Foundation Santa Cruz Community Education
Brief Description:Classes, support groups and community events designed to help you enhance your health and wellness. Classes are held throughout the year in various locations throughout the Santa Cruz area and are ope...
Address:2880 Soquel Avenue Suite 10
Santa Cruz, CA  95062
Agency Name:Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Brief Description:Medical offices are open Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm by appointment only. Urgent Care hours: 365 days a year, 8am to 9pm. The Santa Cruz Main Office provides a comprehensive range of primary and specia...
Address:2025 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA  95062
Agency Name:Parkinson's Disease Support Group
Brief Description:Provides speakers, discussion groups and social activities for Parkinson's Disease patients, families, friends, and caregivers. ...
Brief Description:Listed on the website are four basic approaches to the treatment of addiction, with options listed to the left. 12-Step (12 step) Programs — These programs assist users with a step-by-step path to ...
Agency Name:Salud Para La Gente
Brief Description:Salud focuses on providing cost-effective, high quality primary health care to the underserved low-income communities, in the Monterey Bay area, primarily Santa Cruz County and North Monterey County. ...
Address:195 Aviation Way, Suite 200
Watsonville, CA  95076
Agency Name:Santa Cruz AIDS Project
Brief Description:The Santa Cruz AIDS Project (SCAP) serves men, women and children who are HIV positive living in Santa Cruz County. Our mission is to promote and participate in a comprehensive and compassionate respo...
Address: 542 Ocean St.
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Agency Name:Santa Cruz County Breastfeeding Coalition
Brief Description:Promote breastfeeding-friendly policies and practices in Santa Cruz County, including those promoted by mother friendly and baby friendly initiatives. Conduct outreach and education to health care pro...
Address:1070 Emeline Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Agency Name:Santa Cruz County Intergroup, Inc.,
Brief Description:A 24 hour/7 days a week hot line provides contact with a recovering alcoholic. The Santa Cruz County Intergroup was established in 1973 for the purpose of helping the Alcoholics Anonymous groups o...
Address:5732 Soquel Drive
Soquel, CA  95073
Agency Name:Santa Cruz County Prostate Cancer Support Group
Brief Description:A support group that provides information, education, real-life experience, treatment information and emotional support to men and their loved ones who have been impacted by prostate cancer. FUNDIN...
Agency Name:Santa Cruz County Tick-Borne Disease Support Group
Brief Description:The Lyme Disease Network is a non-profit foundation dedicated to public education of the prevention and treatment of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. Tick Testing Center: IgeneX Palo A...
Agency Name:Santa Cruz County Vet Center
Brief Description:The goal of the Vet Center program is to provide a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services to eligible veterans in order to help them make a satisfying post-war readjustment to civi...
Address:1350 41st Avenue, Suite #102
Capitola, CA  95010
Agency Name:Santa Cruz Ostomy Support Group
Brief Description:Through the last four decades, the United Ostomy Association (UOA) and its successor organization, the United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA), have had a profound influence on improving the qual...
Agency Name:Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay CHADD
Brief Description:CHADD is a national, nonprofit organization that has been instrumental in putting a human face to the life-impacting disorder of AD/HD and the many neurobiological conditions and learning differences ...
Agency Name:Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous Santa Cruz County
Brief Description:12-step (12 step) program of recovery. Provides a place to talk with other love and sex addicts. Self-help support group, meetings are peer led. Subjects are Love/Romance/Relationship/Sex Addiction. ...
Address:P.O. Box 775
Santa Cruz, CA  95061
Agency Name:Siena House Maternity Home of Santa Cruz County
Brief Description:Siena House Maternity Home of Santa Cruz County provides an environment of total support for pregnant women in need. Services are provided both before and after delivery. Private non-profit organiz...
Address:108 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Agency Name:Sophies Heart
Brief Description:Sophies Heart was created to offer hope and support services to children and their families affected by congenital heart defects. At the same time improving the quality of life for these children and ...
Agency Name:Special Parents Information Network
Brief Description:SPIN is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help children with special needs by offering support, information and resources to strengthen and empower their families and professionals who serv...
Address:P.O. Box 2367
Santa Cruz, CA  95063-2367
Agency Name:Survivors Healing Center
Brief Description:We return phone calls Monday through Friday. Survivors Healing Center offers group therapy to survivors of childhood sexual abuse. We help empower survivors and their allies through a therapeutic h...
Address:104 Walnut Ave, Suite 201
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Agency Name:Sutter Maternity & Surgery Lactation Center
Brief Description:Store Hours Monday–Friday, 10am–4pm Or by appointment Lactation counseling and education, sales and rental of breast pumps, breastfeeding support products, video and book lending library, drop-in...
Address:2900 Chanticleer Avenue 2nd Floor
Santa Cruz, CA  95065
Agency Name:The Compassionate Friends of Santa Cruz
Brief Description:TCF Santa Cruz is a local chapter of a national self-help organization for bereaved parents, siblings, and grandparents. We hold monthly support group meetings for adults. The facilitator is a berea...
Address:P.O. Box 7612
Santa Cruz, CA  95061-7612
Agency Name:The Western Neuropathy Association
Brief Description:The Western Neuropathy Association provides support and education, advocates for patients’ interests, and promotes research into the causes of and cures for neuropathy. ...
Agency Name:TOPS Club, Inc.
Brief Description:A support group for people who have a problem with weight control. ELIGIBILITY: The need to lose 20 pounds-or more...
Agency Name:Toughlove Cupertino and South San Jose
Brief Description:Parent Support Group Cupertino is a self-help organization that provides ongoing education and active support to families, empowering adults and young people to accept responsibility for their actions...
Agency Name:Trichotillomania Learning Center, Inc.
Brief Description:T.L.C. is a locally based, but national resource center that serves sufferers, family, and doctors of people who compulsively pull out their hair. The Center provides referrals to treatment providers ...
Address:207 McPherson Street Suite H
Santa Cruz, CA  95060-5863
Agency Name:United Cerebral Palsy Association
Brief Description:United Cerebral Palsy of the Golden Gate provides and facilitates services and resources to empower people with disabilities to be independent and achieve total integration into their communities. The...
Address:1521 Webster Street
Oakland, CA  94612
Agency Name:Vista Center, Santa Cruz
Brief Description:Provides services (resources, training, activities) to blind and visually impaired. Offers counseling and aid in adaptive daily living skills to vision-impaired lifestyle. As well as orientation and m...
Address:3315B Mission Drive
Santa Cruz, CA  95065
Agency Name:Walnut Avenue Women's Center
Brief Description:The Walnut Avenue Women's Center is a 501(c)3 public benefit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for women, children, and families in the local community for over 75 years. Th...
Address:303 Walnut Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Agency Name:Women For Sobriety, Inc.
Brief Description:Women For Sobriety, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions. ELIGIBILITY: Any woman seeking a new life, free from addiction. Must be s...
Agency Name:WomenCARE
Brief Description:WomenCARE is a community of women, which provides advocacy, resources, education and support to all women with cancer, their families, friends and health practitioners throughout diagnosis, healing, s...
Address:2901 Park Ave. Suite A1
Soquel, CA  95073
Agency Name:Youth Services
Brief 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...
Address:709 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95060