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Child and Family Development Programs

General Agency Information
Name: Child and Family Development Programs
Alternate Name(s): Early Head Start
Encompass Community Services
Head Start
Santa Cruz County Head Start
Address: 225 Westridge Drive
Watsonville,  CA  95076
Driving Directions
Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-688-3802
Days/Hours of Operation: Call for Times
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
Programs: Child & Family Development Programs
Providing early childhood education, social services and parent education to families with young children.

Community Recovery Services
Community Recovery Services provides residential and outpatient drug and alcohol recovery services for adults at facilities throughout Santa Cruz and Watsonville.

Community Support Services
Offering a place of acceptance, hope, and healing. CSS serves individuals who are challenged by loss, poverty and stigma associated with a diagnosis of mental illness or experience as a foster youth.

Youth Services
Youth Services helps children, youth and families find positive solutions to issues related to school, family conflicts, substance use, homelessness, emotional turmoil and juvenile justice involvement.

Please visit the website for more information.
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation: Contact for information
Eligibility: See Description Notes
Fees: None
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Watsonville
Funding Source: County Government
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Child Abuse Prevention
Children and youth with disabilities/health conditions
Early Childhood Education
Early Head Start
Families with Children
Head Start
Head Start Sites
Literacy Instruction
Low Income
Parenting Education
Physical Disabilities
Pregnant Teens
Pregnant Women
Preschool Age Children
Private Nonprofits
Special Education
Volunteer Opportunities
This agency was last updated on March 21, 2018.