Santa Cruz County Information & Resources for Children & Families

Family Urgent Response System
833-939-3877

For Access to Behavioral Health Services or the Crisis Line
800-912-2335

CalHOPE Warm Line
833-317-HOPE(4673)

24-hour Suicide Prevention
855-587-6373

Virtual Support Services

Developmental Screening
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Santa Cruz
Office of Education
Office of Education- Foster Youth Resources 
2-1-1 Santa Cruz
Kinship Navigator

Wellness
Behavioral Health Services
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program
First 5
NAMI

Child Care
Child Development Resource Center – Child Care Referral
Head Start

Statewide
California Provider Helpline (For Foster & Kinship Parents!) 1-833-99YOUTH (999-6884)
Alliance for Children’s Rights
Kinship Navigator
iFoster
CAC Foster & Kinship Newsletters

 

Bringing the Caregiver Voice to the State

California’s caregivers have an unprecedented opportunity to participate in statewide policy discussion & formation. Policymakers and decision-makers want to know what supports the retention and recruitment of quality family homes for the state’s most vulnerable children. You can add your voice by becoming a member of California Alliance of Caregivers for updates, events, and leadership opportunities and

Parents & Caregivers for Wellness

  • Increase Access to Appropriate, Individualized Care
  • Improve Quality and Effectiveness of Care
  • Encourage Greater Collaboration Among Child-Serving Agencies and Providers
  • Promote Engagement of Parents & Caregivers

 

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