If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

You can call 2-1-1 to learn about more available resources in our county.


Substance Use

Domestic Violence
Mental Health
  • Santa Cruz County Shelter Referral Hotline: 831-291-5098;
  • Pajaro Valley Shelter, helping women, children, and families end the causes and cycles of homelessness — one family at a time.

  • Rebele Family Shelter, transitional housing, supportive housing, income and employment support.

  • River Street Emergency Shelter, emergency shelter for homeless adults.

  • Pajaro Rescue Mission, a faith-based shelter for homeless adult men.

  • Sienna House, a residential program for pregnant and postpartum women in crisis.

  • Faith Community Shelter

  • Salvation Army Watsonville Day Center: ask staff for a Shelter Referral; 104 Grant Street; 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm check in

  • Grace Harbor Women’s Homeless Shelter Faith-Based: 214 Union Street; 831-724-3922

  • Freedom Women’s Center: Faith-Based; 831-724-2898, Pajaro

  • Pajaro Rescue Mission: Emergency shelter services for men, 831-724-9576

  • Pajaro Induction Center: Men’s Center; 111 Railroad Avenue; 831-722-9410

  • Pajaro Men’s Center: Faith-based ; 831-722-2074