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Youth Services

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General Agency Information
Name: Youth Services
Alternate Name(s): Encompass Community Services
Address: 709 Mission Street
Santa Cruz,  CA  95060
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-429-8350  Ext: 0
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9-5
Description: Encompass Community Services, a California 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, has been serving Santa Cruz County since 1973.

Encompass is a nonprofit organization with about 40 programs county-wide providing services in behavioral health, family and social well-being, early childhood education, housing, and more. We touch hundreds of lives in the community each year by providing access to:

Counseling for individuals, families and youth
Substance use recovery programs
Head Start and PreK
Reentry services
Health and financial services

As the largest community-based nonprofit in the county with a rich history, we know living a healthy life includes access to positive social, economic and educational opportunities. We exist to create pathways toward equity in these areas while serving our neighbors with compassion and dignity.
Mission: The mission of Youth Services is to provide culturally relevant services to Santa Cruz County youth and families, in collaboration with other community organizations. These services are designed to address the developmental and emotional needs of our clients while supporting them in creating and maintaining positive roles in their communities.
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation: Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility: Contact for Information
Fees: See Description Notes
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Adolescent/Youth Counseling
Alcohol Abuse Education/Prevention
Alcohol Abuse Issues
Alcoholism Counseling
Alternative Education
Alternative Schools
Anger Management
Assessment for Substance Abuse
At Risk Youth
Dropout Prevention
Drug Abuse Counseling
Drug Abuse Education/Prevention
Drug Day Treatment
Emergency Shelter
Families with Adolescents
Family Counseling
Gang Members
Gang Programs
Gay/Lesbian Advocacy Groups
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues
Group Counseling
Homeless Families
Homeless Individuals
Individual Counseling
Juvenile Delinquents
Juvenile Offenders
Parent Counseling
Parent Support Groups
Parents of Teens
Prevention Programs
Private Nonprofits
Residential Treatment Facilities
Runaway Counseling
Substance Abuse Education/Prevention
Suicide Counseling
Transgendered Advocacy Groups
Truancy Counseling
Volunteer Opportunities
This agency was last updated on October 31, 2018.