211 provides information and referrals to health, human, and social service organizations.
Call, text, or chat with your local 211 to speak with a community resource specialist in your area who will help you find services and resources that are available to you. You'll find help with:
In partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) headed this effort to support the use of Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEAs) and the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) available to the state o...[Full Record]
The men and women of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) are dedicated to the fire protection and stewardship of over 31 million acres of California's privately-owned wildlands. In addition, the Department provides varied emergency services in 36 of the Sta...[Full Record]
The American Red Cross of the Central Coast helps individuals and families recover from, prepare for, and prevent disasters supporting individuals and families who live in Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey Counties. We are an independent, nonprofit organization that depends upon the gene...[Full Record]
The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.
This toll-free, multilingual, and confident...[Full Record]
Learn the steps to take during and after most disasters or emergencies to help ensure your family’s safety. Be sure to check our Emergency Resource Library to learn how to respond to specific disasters....[Full Record]
Since 1891, The Salvation Army has been serving the Pajaro Valley, offering practical support, spiritual comfort, and a critical safety net to people in need. The Salvation Army serves thousands across Santa Cruz County each year through the broadest array of social services that range fro...[Full Record]
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (SCCAS) provides animal rescue, regulation and humane care that protect the health, public safety and welfare of people and animals in Santa Cruz County. We currently rescue and assure safe, temporary shelter, veterinary and humane care for approximately 5,...[Full Record]
Providing detailed and mapped information for CZU Lightning Complex fire evacuees. Information includes status, occupancy availability, if pets are accepted, and shelter contact information. If a facility is pet friendly, pets must be under the owner's control or in a pet carrier
Call Center Hours:
Monday through Thursday from 8:00 to 4:30 PM
Fridays from 8:00 to 12:00 PM.
The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz provides affordable housing to thousands of low-income individuals and families in our community each year.
The Housing Authority also...[Full Record]