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Walnut Avenue Family & Women's Center


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General Agency Information

Name: Walnut Avenue Family & Women's Center
Altername Name(s): Walnut Avenue
Walnut Avenue Womens Center
Address: 303 Walnut Avenue
Santa Cruz,  CA  95060
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Contact Information

Primary Phone: 831-426-3062
Fax: 831-426-3070
Email: info@wafwc.org
Website: http://www.wafwc.org/

Hours

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9-5

Details

Description: Walnut Avenue is a 501 (c) 3 public benefit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for women, children, and families in Santa Cruz County for over 80 years. Strengths-based, supportive programs in childcare, youth development, parenting, domestic violence awareness & prevention, and advocacy are our primary focus. Many of the families participating in Walnut Avenue programs are from under-served populations due to poverty, early pregnancy, homelessness and/or domestic violence. Walnut Avenue seeks to improve the economic, physical, and emotional well-being of all the families we serve.
Mission: To provide high quality support and services so that women, children, and families will have to opportunities and skills to thrive.
Programs: 24-hour Bilingual Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-866-2MY-ALLY

Programs and Services encompass:

Early Childhood Education
Services for Children and Youth
Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence
Servicios de Violencia Domestica
Family Support Services
Access to Programs and Partnering Agencies
Volunteer Info: Please visit the website or call (831) 426-3062 for more information.
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled: Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation: Available Within One Block
Eligibility: Call for Information
Fees: Call for Information
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz

Officials/Contact Persons

Officials: Julie Macecevic, Ph.D
Executive Director
831-426-3062

Subject Headings

Subject Headings: Book Loan
Breast Cancer
Child Abuse Prevention
Clothing
Domestic Violence Support Groups
English as a Second Language
Families and Individuals Needing Support
Family Counseling
Family Literacy Programs
Health Related Support Groups
Hiking
Parenting Education
Parenting/Family Support Groups
Preschools
Private Nonprofits
Teen Parent/Pregnant Teen Education Programs
Teen Parenting Education
Teenage Parents
Volunteer Opportunities
Youth Development
  Last Updated: March 26, 2018