Support Services

AIDS MEDI-CAL WAIVER PROGRAM (MCWP)
Health Projects Center

9000 Soquel Avenue, Suite 103, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 459-6639
Support for those living with HIV Disease and AIDS to live safely at home. A team of nurses and social workers provide comprehensive care management and direct care services at no cost to the client.
https://www.hpcn.org/mcwp

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION
550 Water Street Building L-2, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 464-9982
1-800-272-3900

Local office of the Northern California and Northern Nevada Alzheimer's Association. Offers resource information and referral, care consultations, support groups, lending library, educational workshops, annual conference, and speakers bureau..
www.alz.org/norcal

ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUPS
550 Water Street, Building L-2, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
1-800-272-3900

Caregivers share experiences and receive education and support at afternoon or evening groups. A group of individuals with early stage memory loss is also available.
www.alz.org/norcal

CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Senior Network Services
1777-A Capitola Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 462-1433
Case managers identify social, financial and safety needs of senior citizens who wish to maintain independent living and assist in arranging and monitoring services.
www.seniornetworkservices.org
FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM
Senior Network Services

1777-A Capitola Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95062(831) 462-1433Senior Network Services administers a program that includes caregiver assessment, case management, respite care, and information and assistance about community resources.
www.seniornetworkservices.org

HOME HELP FOR SENIORS
Senior Network Services
1777-A Capitola Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 462-0880
Matches seniors with providers who provide home help and home maintenance.
www.seniornetworkservices.org 
MEALS ON WHEELS Community Bridges
1777-A Capitola Road, Santa Cruz  95062
(831) 464-3180 ex. 100

Provides daily meals to homebound adults.
www.communitybridges.org

MULTIPURPOSE SENIOR SERVICES PROGRAM (MSSP)

Health Projects Center
9000 Soquel Avenue, Suite 103, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 459-6639

Program provides case management services by nurses and social workers to help maintain frail elderly in their homes. Must be Medi-Cal eligible, over 65, and live in Santa Cruz County.
www.hpcn.org

NAMI OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
542 Ocean Street, Suite F, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 824-0406 Office
1-800-950-6264 Information Help Line

Offers support, education and advocacy for people with mental illness and their family members. Provides support groups, education, and referrals.
www.namiscc.org

VOLUNTEER CENTER

Offers the following programs serving seniors:
Helping Hands/Senior Home Repair Program
File-of-Life
Stay Connected

1740 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(831) 427-5070

Social service agencies can refer low income senior homeowners to receive minor home repairs to reduce safety and health risks. Labor is free, materials costs may be covered. No roof repairs or work requiring a permit.
www.scvolunteercenter.org