U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban DevelopmentHUD's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. To fulfill this mission, HUD will embrace high standards of ethics, management and accountability and forge new partnerships—particularly with faith-based and community organizations—that leverage resources and improve HUD's ability to be effective on the community level.

The David & Lucile Packard Foundation

The David & Lucile Packard FoundationThe David and Lucile Packard Foundation was created in 1964 by David Packard (1912-1996), the co-founder of the Hewlett-Packard Company, and his wife, Lucile Salter Packard (1914-1987). Throughout their lives in business and philanthropy, the Packards sought to use private funds for the public good, giving back to a society which enabled them to prosper.

United Way of Santa Cruz County

United Way of Santa Cruz CountyThe mission of the United Way is to improve the lives of the people of Santa Cruz County by convening the community to identify and seek solutions to their needs and by efficiently raising funds for the human care programs we support.

Workforce Santa Cruz County

Workforce Santa Cruz CountyThe Workforce Santa Cruz County system is a network that links public and private partners to strengthen the community by assisting individuals and businesses to reach their full economic potential. This is accomplished through the collaborative integration of employment, training, education, and economic development services for job seekers, students, workers, and employers.

City of Santa Cruz

City of Santa CruzFinancial and technical support is provided to meet the transitional housing needs of the City's homeless population. Projects and programs supported include facilities for lodging and support and referral services to aid in the transition to permanent housing.

County of Santa Cruz Redevelopment Agency

County of Santa Cruz Redevelopment AgencyThe Redevelopment Agency was created to provide a new source of financing and focused oversight for community improvement and affordable housing projects. There is currently one redevelopment project area in place - for the Live Oak and Soquel areas; community improvement efforts are focused in that area. Affordable housing projects are located throughout the unincorporated area.

County of Santa Cruz Human Services Department

County of Santa Cruz Human Resources AgencyWe strive to strengthen families by assuring safety, promoting self sufficiency, eliminating poverty, and improving the quality of life in our community. We Serve children, youth, families and individuals who may be job seekers, veterans, disabled, medically uninsured, abused or neglected, vulnerable or frail, or in need of support.

Workforce Investment Board of Santa Cruz County

Workforce Investment Board of Santa Cruz CountyWorkforce Santa Cruz County (WSCC) is a fully integrated workforce development system that maximizes human and business capital by promoting a well trained workforce for Santa Cruz County employers, insuring individual economic security and community vitality. Led by a dynamic Board that is empowered to effect change, WSCC is committed to customer satisfaction and standards of performance in meeting the needs of job seekers, incumbent workers and local business alike.


Family Resource Centers

Family Resource Centers are locally based organizations that provide services and support to families in their community. Families In Transition works closely with Family Resource Centers throughout Santa Cruz County to provide additional comprehensive services to families.

Housing Resources