Santa Cruz County Social Services for Families

Find Santa Cruz County California social services and programs related to families. Social services for families are provided by Child Support Offices, Child, Youth and Family Services, and Child Abuse Prevention Centers.


Child, Family, and Youth Services are services offered by state, county, and local governments that assist children, youth, and families. These services can include efforts to end youth homelessness, programs to prevent adolescent pregnancy, and services to prevent violence against children. Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also offer early childhood services, including childcare support, family nutrition programs, and support for children with developmental delays. In some locations, Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also manage foster care and adoption services.

Pajaro Childrens Services 420 Main Street Watsonville CA 95076 831-763-8100

Santa Cruz County 4-H Youth Program 1432 Freedom Boulevard Watsonville CA 95076 831-763-8040

Watsonville Youth Center 30 Maple Avenue Watsonville CA 95076 831-728-6126