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Government Benefits Available to Citizens of Santa Cruz, CA


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CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps) is an entitlement program that provides monthly benefits to assist low-income households in purchasing the food they need to maintain adequate nutritional levels. In general, these benefits are for any food or...
CalWORKs is a welfare program that gives cash aid and services to eligible needy California families. The program serves all 58 counties in the state and is operated locally by county welfare departments. If a family has little or no cash and needs h...
Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that su...
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Block Grant is funded by the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and provides two basic types of services. Eligible low-income persons, via local governmental and nonprofit org...
Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid health care program. This program pays for a variety of medical services for children and adults with limited income and resources. Medi-Cal is supported by Federal and state taxes. Medi-Cal is a large program made u...
The United States Department of Agriculture provides funding to support five school meal and milk programs to assist schools, districts, and other non-profit agencies in providing nutritious meals and milk to children at reasonable prices or free to ...
The California Special Milk Program is a Federally funded program which assists schools and other agencies in providing milk to children at reasonable prices. For children, the Special Milk Program provides a nutritious beverage, rich in calcium and ...
The California Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infant...
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a Federally-funded program that reimburses sponsors for administrative and operational costs for providing meals to children 18 years of age and younger during periods when they are out of school for fifteen ...
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own who meet California's eligibility requirements....
The Department of Energy, Weatherization Assistance Program (DOE WAP) has long served as the core program for delivering energy conservation services to low-income Californians. The Weatherization Assistance Program reduces the heating and cooling co...

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Santa Cruz, CA welfare resources are available through different outlets. Find the nearest location and make contact with a community outreach center today.

Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center Silicon Valley

14855 Oka Rd, Los Gatos, CA

(408) 358-3636

Alcoholicos Anonimos Grupo

23 E Beach St, Watsonville, CA

(831) 724-7270

American Cancer Society

39 E Main St, Los Gatos, CA

(408) 354-5917

American Red Cross of Santa Cruz County

2960 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

(831) 462-2881

Amnesty International

700 Center St, Santa Cruz, CA

(831) 425-3000

Amnesty International

11154 La Paloma Dr, Cupertino, CA

(408) 257-1360

Assist International

230 Mount Hermon Rd # 206, Scotts Valley, CA

(831) 438-4582

Big Brothers Big Sisters

1000 41st Ave # 1, Santa Cruz, CA

(831) 464-8691

Braille Library

809 Bay Ave # H, Capitola, CA

(831) 479-5319

CASA of Santa Cruz County

294 Green Valley Rd # 326, Watsonville, CA

(831) 761-2956

Catholic Charities Social Services & Immigration

217 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA

(831) 722-2675

Center For World Networking

1818 Felt St, Santa Cruz, CA

(831) 477-1739

Churchill Club

3150 Almaden Expy # 214, San Jose, CA

(408) 265-0137

Coastline Support Inc

555 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

(831) 426-6436

Community Action Board Inc

406 Main St # 207, Watsonville, CA

(831) 763-2147

Community Action Board

150 Church St, Davenport, CA

(831) 425-8115

Community Bridges Inc

236 Santa Cruz Ave, Aptos, CA

(831) 688-8840

Community Options

42 Brennan St # A, Watsonville, CA

(831) 724-8799

Community Restoration Project

406 Main St # 221, Watsonville, CA

(831) 724-4771

Community Solutions

16264 Church St # 103, Morgan Hill, CA

(408) 779-2113

Dominican Hospital: Social Services

Santa Cruz, CA

(831) 462-7656

Easter Seals Camp Harmon

16403 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA

(831) 338-3383

Family Service Agency-Central

104 Walnut Ave # 208, Santa Cruz, CA

(831) 423-9444

Gateway Bus & Community Coalition

Santa Cruz, CA

(831) 429-2338

Good Deeds Network

Santa Cruz, CA

(831) 425-3336