Counseling and Crisis

Emergency/Crisis

211 Bay Area
http://211bayarea.org/
Find your county and click to see their page or just call 211 to find confidential help 24/7 with local community services, such as food, shelter, counseling, health care, employment assistance, quality child care, senior services, legal aid and more. (Multilingual)

California State Counties Crisis Hotlines
www.dmh.ca.gov/docs/24_Hour_MH_Crisis_Hotline_List.pdf

Parental Stress Hotline - Parents Center Santa Cruz
Hotline: 831-426-7322
Watsonville: 724-2879
Call for crisis parenting help or if child is at immediate risk of child abuse.

Parent Medical Info and Referral Hotline
1-800-690-2282
Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford
(24 hour hotline for medical information and emergencies)

Santa Cruz County Children’s Mental Health Services – Access Line for Crisis Referral and Help
1-800-952-2335
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
www.santacruzhealth.org/cmhs/2cmhs.htm

Child and Adolescent Mental Health services
www.santacruzhealth.org/cmhs/2children.htm#School

Access for Mental Health Services – How to Receive Mental Health Services
www.santacruzhealth.org/cmhs/2accessteam.htm

*Direct
*Santa Cruz: 831-454-4900
*Watsonville: 831-763-8990

Survivors Healing Center
www.survivorshealingcenter.org/
Offers lending library, many support groups for: different ages, men or women’s groups,  LBT, Latinas, and other support services for adults and children affected by sexual or other abuse.

Psychiatric Emergency

Family Service Agency of the Central Coast (24-hr. Crisis Line)
www.fsa-cc.org/
831-458-5300
Low cost Counseling Services for families, children and individuals.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
1-800-273-TALK

Suicide Prevention Service: (Toll-free Hotline)
1-877-663-5433

Hotline / Defensa de Mujeres

685-3737

Youth Services Crisis Line - County
North County: 831-425-0771
South County: 831-728-2226

Walnut Avenue Womens Center
wawc.org/
426-3062
Offers Domestic Violence services for women and children (including a 24-hour hotline)