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Community Action Board

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General Agency Information
Name: Community Action Board
Alternate Name(s): CAB
Address: 406 Main Street Suite 207
Watsonville,  CA  95076
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-763-2147  Ext: 208
Description: The Community Action Board of Santa Cruz, Inc. (CAB) is celebrating over 50 years of Community Action! CAB operates 6 programs assisting close to 10,000 low-income people with emergency, sustaining/self sufficiency services and serves an additional 7,000+ with requests for information and referrals. Over three quarters of CAB's clients have family incomes of less than 100% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines and at least a quarter of clients have less than 150% of the guidelines.
Mission: To partner with the community to eliminate poverty and create social change through advocacy.
Programs: Please visit the website to learn more about these programs

The mission of ALCANCE is to provide under-resourced, as risk, or re-entry youth and adults with employment services. These include work skills development, community engagement, job readiness, placement and retention assistance, youth leadership training, and work skills crews.

Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County (DWC)
The mission of the Day Worker Center is assist day laborers in Santa Cruz County to secure safe employment, develop job skills, improve wages, and become more fully engaged members of our community. The Center facilitates the employment of day laborers in a safe hiring hall space and through an organized and dignified process.

Davenport Resource Service Center (DRSC)
The Davenport Resource Service Center, provides services to support the culturally diverse and low-income population in the rural north coast. Emergency and prevention services we provide include, food distribution; educational services for children and teenagers; support and services for seniors; transportation; information and referral; cultural events; translation; form filing, and other services

Santa Cruz County Immigration Project (SCCIP)
SCCIP's mission is to promote the well being of the immigrant community in Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley. We accomplish this by helping immigrants acquire legal status, reuniting families, and making US Citizenship more accessible to eligible immigrants. We provide competent and professional legal services, advocacy, and community education and information.

The Rental Assistance Program (RAP)
The Rental Assistance Program serves low income families with children or disabled and elderly (60 years of age or older) households.

Calworkers Emergency Payment Program (CEPP)
CEPP provides emergency payments for services, information, and referrals to support the continuation of employment and educational goals for participants referred by the county's CALWORK program.
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation: Available Within One Block
Eligibility: Contact for information
Fees: None
Areas Served: Central Coast
Physical Location: Watsonville
Funding Source: County Government
Federal Government
State Government
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Advocacy
Certificates/Forms Assistance
Citizenship Test Preparation
Emergency Food
Emergency Shelter
Environmental and Public Health/Safety
Environmental Beautification
Environmental Protection and Improvement
Homeless Advocacy Groups
Homeless Families
Homeless Individuals
Homeless People
Homeless Shelter
Immigrant Labor Certification Adjudication
Immigrant Labor Certification Filing Assistance
Immigrant Legalization/Registry
Immigrant Rights Groups
Immigrant Visa Application Adjudication
Immigration/Naturalization Legal Services
Information and Referral
Job Finding Assistance
Job Search/Placement
Job Training
Low Income
Older Adults
Physical Disabilities
Political Action/Lobbying Groups
Private Nonprofits
Rent Assistance
Rental Deposit Assistance
Tax Preparation Assistance
Temporary Financial Aid
Undocumented Workers
Vocational Education
This agency was last updated on December 23, 2021.