shelter in place: most classes/services online through fall semester
cabrillo college is committed to providing an empowering and supportive environment to its students, and this support extends far beyond the classroom. in addition to academic or mental health support and resources, the follow up and retention office also provides guidance for students who are struggling with food and/or housing insecurity.
according to the #realcollege survey conducted at cabrillo college in 2018, approximately 40% of students had experienced food insecurity in the past month and 22% were homeless at some time in the past year. this shows that our community is not immune to these issues, and as such this office dedicates itself to helping affected students navigate and connect with the resources they need, as well as destigmatize conversations about such a widespread and prevalent issue.
Homeless Student Liaison
831-477-3382 | Robin West
CalFresh application assistance is available from CalFresh outreach staff in:
Aptos: Tuesday 11:00–1:00 and Thursday 12:30–3:30 in the Student Resource & Support Networks, SAC West 110
Watsonville: Mondays 10:00–12:00, Lobby Building A
Free canned fruits, vegetables, tuna fish, soups, sauces, pasta, bread, produce. Personal hygiene items.
Aptos Location: Room 902
Watsonville Location: A-120 Integrated Learning Center
Food and housing resources, shower info, free hygiene kits, feminine products and healthy grab and go snacks.
• CTC 1400 Bldg
• VAPA Samper Recital Hall 5000 Bldg
• Gym 1100 Bldg; Academic Counseling 100 Bldg
• Welcome Center SAC East Bldg
• Allied Health HW 2000 Bldg
• MESA Study Center in the STEM Bldg Rm 834
• Student Resource and Support Network, SAC West at street level;
• Wellness Education center, Building HW 1000, Rm 1138
• Watsonville/Student Resource Center Room A 120
Free farmers' market style event in collaboration with Second Harvest Food Bank Second Harvest.
• Aptos Upper Quad, 11:30am-1:00pm, 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.
• Watsonville Breezeway between building A and B, 10am-12pm, 1st Monday of the month.
Shower facilities are available to currently enrolled students who do not have a fixed regular and adequate residence. Must show student ID.
Aptos Location: Gym- Building 1100 Times: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm*
*there may be occasional closures due to sporting events. You may also check out a locker for the semester.
Watsonville Location: Building C- Solari Green Technology Bldg.
Times: When Needed- Request Access in Student Resource Center (SRC), room A-120
Take a hygiene pack with essential shower items if you need one!
Offers a range of services to the community including utility bill payment application assistance and referrals to organizations that can help with other needs.
521 Main St # Y, Watsonville
澳门申博网站 831-724-2997 |
Offers various programs for low income households, including utility bill payment assistance, HEAP, Weatherization Program, and consumer education and advocacy.
135 Aviation Way # 7, Watsonville
澳门申博网站 831-761-7080 |
Provides utility bill payment assistance, food pantry, tutoring, and clothing.
721 Laurel Street, Santa Cruz
Provides emergency assistance for rent and utility bills and medical prescriptions.
210 High St., Santa Cruz
澳门申博网站 831-426-8365 |
Provides transitional housing for homeless families with children. Also offers a one-time rental payment assistance to prevent eviction or obtain housing.
700 Federick st. #301, Santa Cruz
831-458-7124 or 831-728-9791 |
Details internet plans and technology programs available to low-income individuals and families.
Operates food pantries in various cities within Santa Cruz County
210 High Street, Santa Cruz Program Hours: Mondy-Friday, 10am - 2pm. 831-423-0878
(across the street from Cabrillo) Provices a weekly food pantry.
Wednesdays at 3:30pm. 831-566-3791
A community resource center offers a wide range of services to Latino families. Food pantry every 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 3-5pm. Hours 9-9pm, Office hours 8:30-2:30 pm and by appoitment
711 E. Cliff Dr. 831-423-5747
Offers food bag distribution and assistance with rent, utility bills and clothing as funds allow.
214 Union St, Watsonville 831-724-3922
Food pantry on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month 11-12:30pm.
521 Main St. # Y, Watsonville 831-724-2977
Offers free bags of groceries for those in need. Also offers information and referral for financial help, shelters and other basic needs.
150 2nd St, Watsonville 831-722-4144
A Family Resource Center offering a variety of services to the community. Food pantry gives out food on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 11-12, and 3rd and 4th Thursday of the month from 10-11.
6134 Hwy 9, Felton 831-335-6600
Provides emergency food pantry, USDA commodities surplus food and food vouchers, emergency rental, mortgage and utility assistance; gas money; bus passes; and medical and dental assistance when funds are available. Food Pantry Hours: Tuesday and Thursday: 9am-12noon, Friday: 9am-11am, Saturday: 10am-12pm
9430 Love Creek Road, Ben Lomond 831-336-8258
Find food-pantry locations near you.
117 Elm St. in Santa Cruz
Food served for free on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings to anyone who wanders in. Doors close at 5:30pm. Best breakfast in town on Wednesday mornings.
205 Mora St., behind San Lorenzo Lumber on River Street in SantaCruz.
澳门申博网站 Serves lunch at noon five days a week.
115C Coral St, Santa Cruz
Breakfast begins at 8am and the meal usually includes hot and cold cereal, pancakes and eggs. An early dinner is served at 3:30pm for any families with children, and for people taking advantage of the overnight program offered by some local churches. Dinner for the general public is served at 5pm.
150 2nd St, Watsonville 831-722-4144
Provides a free hot lunch every weekday.
Offers a free hot meal daily to anyone in need as funds allow.
214 Union St, Watsonville
Provides a 32-bed temporary homeless shelter. Shelter guests receive breakfast and dinner. 831-459-0444
Offers transitional shelter for homeless women with children for up to six months. 831-459-8046
St. Francis Soup Kitchen
Offers a six-month trasitional housing program for women and children, and supportive housing for women transitioning out of a rehabilitation or aftercare program. 831-724-3922
Provides a homeless shelter for men and women.
111 Railroad Avenue,
Watsonville 831-724-9576 or 831-722-2074
National online resource designed to help individuals and families find housing options that fit their lifestyle and income needs. Also has a wealth of educational resources relating to the moving process.
Showers are offered Monday through Friday 11:30am and 1pm. Clothing is offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 11:30am to 1pm.
205 Mora St. behind San Lorenzo Lumber on River Street in Santa Cruz.
Offers use of phones, shower, mail services and drop-in meals, among other services.
115A Coral St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Details resources to assist homeless individuals
in caring for their pets. Includes financial resources and organizations dedicated to ensuring you can provide everything your pet needs.
211 can help you find food, housing, healthcare, senior services, childcare, legal aid and much more.
澳门申博网站 Call 211. Free. Confidential. Multilingual. Available 24/7.
below you'll be able to find agencies that provide services depending on the area you desire.
RIVER STREET SHELTER
115-C Coral Street, Santa Cruz
DAVENPORT RESOURCE SERVICE CENTER
100 Church Street, Davenport
ST. FRANCIS KITCHEN
2051 Mora St., Santa Cruz
VALLEY RESOURCE CENTER
PO Box 105, Ben Lomond
1555 Soquel Road, Santa Cruz
ELM STREET MISSION
117 Elm Street, Santa Cruz
HOMELESS COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER
115 Coral Street, Santa Cruz
HOMELESS GARDEN PROJECT
101 Washington St., Santa Cruz
INTERFAITH SATELLITE SHELTER PROGRAM
115 Coral St., pick up point
200 7th Ave., Santa Cruz
MHCAN (MENTAL HEALTH COMMUNITY ACTION NETWORK)
1051 Cayuga St., Santa Cruz
PAGE SMITH COMMUNITY HOUSE
111 Coral Street, Santa Cruz
REBELE FAMILY SHELTER
115-B Coral Street, Santa Cruz
SC AIDS PROJECT DROP-IN CENTER
412 Front Street, Santa Cruz
LA FLOR DEL VALLE STOREFRONT
110 Union St., Watsonville
LOAVES & FISHES MEAL PROGRAM
150 Second St., Watsonville
PAJARO VALLEY SHELTER
115 Brennan St., Watsonville
SALUD PARA LA GENTE
204 E. Beach St., Watsonville
HOME SHELTER PROGRAM
112 Grant St., Watsonville
WATSONVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
75 Nielson St., Watsonville
(info found under Community Resources)
111 Railroad, Pajaro 831-714-9576
COMMUNITY ACTION BOARD
501 Soquel Ave., Suite E, Santa Cruz
406 Main St., Suite 217, Watsonville
COUNTY GENERAL MEDICAL CLINIC
1080 Emeiline Ave., Santa Cruz
9 Crestview, Watsonville
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