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An ongoing, weekly, new mom and infant sharing and support group offered at no charge. Facilitated by an OB nurse and lactation consultant. 763-6015
75 Nielson Street Watsonville, CA 95076 [ CO, FN, HW, PS ]
Youth Services Counselor based at Barrios. Alcohol & drug related support group.
A bilingual and culturally sensitive program, personalized to meet the individual needs of youth and to enhance the strengths and assets of each family. We provide individual, group, and family counseling for youth and families facing the challenges that arise in the process of growing up. http://www.barriosunidos.net 831-457-8208
1817 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 [ CO, G, M, PS, SS ]
The Bay Area Children's Association (BACA) is a evidence-based, multi-disciplinary mental health care facility serving children, adolescents, young adults and their families. BACA offers outpatient services as well as an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). BACA offers a young adult IOP, adolescent IOP and latency-aged IOP.
1175 Saratoga Avenue, Suite 14, San Jose CA 95129; 111 Myrtle Street, 3rd Floor, Oakland CA 94607. [ CO, HW, PS ]
Offers family practice, pediatric service and dental. Accepts most insurance. Sliding scale based on income. 831-426-8232 email@example.com
133 Leibrandt Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95060 [ HW ]
Big Brothers Big Sisters is a youth mentoring program that provides children and youth facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. In addition to its one-to-one mentoring program, Big Brothers Big Sisters also offers an after school enrichment and mentoring program at two low income housing complexes in south Santa Cruz County (Pajaro Valley Unified School District). There is no fee for service. Bilingual services are available. Phone: 464-8691
1500 41st Ave, Suite 250 Capitola, CA 95010 [ A, G, HW, M, PS, REC, SE ]
Bilingual Baby and Toddler Laptime Programs at the Watsonville and Freedom Libraries (pre-reading and social skills)
Bilingual Laptime (6-30 months): Wed. 10:30 am @ Freedom Branch. Bilingual Toddler Time (2-4 yrs): Wed. 11:30 am @ Freedom Branch. Thursdays 10:30 am @ Main Library 831-768-3420
Santa Cruz County Libraries in Watsonville and Freedom [ A, REC ]
A youth guidance organization dedicated to promoting the educational, vocational, social, and character development of girls and boys ages 6-18. Director: Tom O'Rourke 831-423-3138 ext. 21
543 Center Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060 [ A, CO, M, REC, SE ]
A coming-of-age program for adolescent boys ages 10-17, that fosters nature awareness, personal growth, and social skills. 831-768-7089 firstname.lastname@example.org
2015 Eureka Canyon Rd. Watsonville, CA 95076 [ CO, M, REC ]
The Breakaway Academy is a soccer-based academic support program, serving youth in the 7th-12th grades across the Pajaro Valley. Each program day, youth receive soccer training and tutoring. College readiness resources are also provided, and include field trips to college campuses in conjunction with a college soccer games; learning from college-level players, coaches, and academic mentors; and college scholarships. Currently, the Breakaway Academy has a high school program site at Watsonville High on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the school year, and a middle school program site at Pajaro Middle School on Mondays and Wednesdays during the school year. A separate Breakaway Summer program is held in June-July at Watsonville High.
Watsonville High School, Watsonville, CA 95076 [ A, G, HW, M, REC ]