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New Life Community Services of Santa Cruz

General Agency Information
Name: New Life Community Services of Santa Cruz
Alternate Name(s): NLCS
Address: 707 Fair Avenue
Santa Cruz,  CA  95060
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-427-1007
Toll Free: 888-474-6758
Days/Hours of Operation: 24 Hours, 7 Days
Description: New Life Community Services is a private, non-profit, 12-Step, (12 step) social model program licensed by the California State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs. Residential and outpatient services are provided for 90-days, 6-months, and longer. New Life Community Services can accommodate up to 38 residential clients-16 women, 22 men, and up to 10 children.

New Life Community Services exists to provide effective and authentic reality-based services for individuals and families supporting their transition into society and living meaningful and productive lives. We emphasize the whole person utilizing the most effective substance abuse treatment strategies, with a commitment to the 12-step fellowship. Our professional, strength-based, and compassionate care is designed to restore health and wellness, treating each person with dignity and respect.

New Life operates a highly successful addiction treatment program, subsidized counseling services, provides emergency shelter and food for families in need and the homeless, and is involved with education and training of addiction counselors.

ELIGIBILITY: All persons who are addicted and/or homeless. Must be drug free, and sober for 3 days prior to entering program. Call for information or interview.
Programs: Clients are required to complete a weekly minimum of 35 hours of vocational/transitional activities.
Assessment for chemical dependency, psycho-social & other life impacting problems
Individualized treatment & service plans
Individual, group, & peer counseling, as requested
On-site 12-step meetings
Drug & alcohol re-entry education seminars & counseling
Time management & life skills curriculum
Multi-cultural services
Toxicology screening & monitoring
Transitional housing services
Aftercare support

Outpatient Services:
Stratton Counseling Services:
1414 Soquel Ave.
Santa Cruz
Stratton Counseling Services (SCS) provides expert support for couples, families, children, and individuals in need of counseling help in a warm, professional, and confidential setting. Stratton Counseling Services is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency serving the communities in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, San Benito, and Monterey Counties.
Languages other than English: None
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation: Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility: See Description Notes
Fees: Call for Information
Areas Served: Monterey County
San Benito County
Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Alcoholism Counseling
Communication Training
Domestic Violence Shelter
Drug Dependency Support Groups
Emergency Shelter
Families and Individuals Needing Support
Families with Children
Family Counseling
Group Counseling
Individual Counseling
Internship Programs
Low Income
Marriage Counseling
Private Nonprofits
Substance Abuse Counseling
Substance Abuse Services
Transitional Shelter
Volunteer Opportunities
This agency was last updated on October 22, 2021.