Welcome to the Women's Center Online Resource Guide!
Counseling & Psychological Services:
Student Health Center, East Wing-Second Floor Open M-F 8-5
Same day drop-in appointment for EMERGENCY only. Individual, couple counseling. Behavioral health clinic. Call to schedule appointments.
UCSC Women's Center: 831 459-2072
Cardiff House, base of campus
The UCSC Women's Center offers campus programs and referral services focused on critical issues to women and male allies for student, staff, and faculty outreach and awareness of domestic violence.
Title IX/Sexual Harassment Office:
Kerr Hall, Room 119
The Title IX/Sexual Harassment Officer provides information, consultations, and complaint resolution in all areas of sex discrimination, including sexual assault and sexual harassment.
Available 24-hours. Female and male officers with training in sexual assault and relationship violence issues.
Women's Crisis Support/Defensa De Mujeres:
24-hour Crisis Hotline: 831 658-3737
Santa Cruz Location 1537 Pacific Avenue, Suite 300 Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (831) 425-7030 Watsonville Location 233 East Lake Avenue Watsonville, CA 95076 (831) 722-4532
Crisis intervention, support, advocacy, and counseling for women experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault, or chemical dependency. Also, confidential shelter for battered women and their children, temporary restraining order assistance, and court accompaniment.
Walnut Avenue Women's Center:
http://wawc.org/ Domestic Violence Resource Hotline: 1-866-MY-ALLY
303 Walnut Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Open M-F 9-5
Resource center for women and their families; support services for battered women; low-cost childcare; food bank; clothing closet, breast cancer support; and various support groups and classes. UCSC interns welcome.
Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women:
831 420-5363 323
Church Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060
The Commission develops and implements educational programs, reviews police response to crimes of sexual assault and domestic violence, and contracts with local agencies to provide services which include prevention and education programs, and support services for survivors of violence.
Family Service Association of Pajaro Valley:
233 East Lake Ave. Watsonville, CA 95076.
Specializes in preventative mental health for families, couples, children, and individuals of any age. Also provides domestic violence prevention groups, pre-marital sessions and play therapy for children.
Santa Cruz Community Counseling Center:
Provides emergency shelter, mental health services. substance abuse counseling, and domestic violence diversion.
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence
P.O. Box 6861 Minneapolis, MN 55406
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence is a national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and their communities through direct action, critical dialogue and grassroots organizing.
e-mail: in email@example.com
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233