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Learn more about our compiled resources in this section such as:

Research on Homelessness

Shelters & Housing

Health services


Valued Partnerships

Resources (for our clients)

National Coalition for the Homeless

The National Coalition for the Homeless is a national network of people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based service providers, and others committed to a single mission: To prevent and end homelessness while ensuring the immediate needs of those experiencing homelessness are met and their civil rights protected. We envision a world where everyone has a safe, decent, affordable and accessible home.

Shelter Listings

To help the needy find shelter and assistance. This nation is going through tough times and providing a helping hand can help make the world a better place.

California List of housing resources we have uncovered: Homeless Shelters, Supportive Housing, Halfway Housing, Transitional Housing, Day Shelters, Residential Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centers.

Law Help: CA

Legal Aid Association of California is the statewide membership organization for the almost 100 nonprofits funded through IOLTA (Interest on Lawyer Trust Account) grants by the State Bar of California. Capitalizing on its structure as a membership organization, LAAC naturally takes on the role of advocating on behalf of this group of nonprofits. LAAC facilitates communication and coordination between programs, trains in core substantive areas, analyzes best practices, and assesses and improves the effectiveness of the delivery of legal aid in California, including working strategically to support rural and small programs and meet the needs of under-served populations.

Walnut Avenue Family and Women's Center

Walnut Avenue Family & Women’s Center (Walnut Avenue) provides support and services so that women, children, and families will have the opportunities and skills to thrive.

Hopes Closet of Santa Cruz

Providing low income and homeless children with clothes and other basic necessities since 2007!

Janus of Santa Cruz

For over 40 years, Janus has remained dedicated to its mission: to provide supportive, hope-inspiring and successful SUD treatment services in a professional and compassionate environment while assisting individuals and families on their journey toward wellness and recovery.

Second Harvest Food Bank

Second Harvest Food Bank connects people to fresh, nutritious food. Contact their Community Food Hotline at (831) 662-0991 

Santa Cruz Aids Project

The Santa Cruz AIDS Project (SCAP) serves men, women and children who are HIV positive living in Santa Cruz County. Food, Financial and Emotional Support for HIV/AIDs clients are also provided alongside safer works and sex supplies.

Research on Santa Cruz Homelessness

Applied Survey Research

Santa Cruz county Homeless Census & Survey: Executive Survey

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No Place like Home

A Real Success

No Place Like Home is a community-initiated, student-engaged research project on the affordable housing crisis in Santa Cruz County.

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