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South County Programs    

A NUMBER of providers are based, or have offices in, South County to more conveniently serve people living in the Watsonville area. Those resources are listed below.

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ALTO COUNSELING CENTER
716 Ocean St., Suite 200
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 423-2003
Contact: J'Ann Rains

585 Auto Center Dr.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-2233
Contact: Rose George

Comprehensive outpatient chemical dependency program providing prevention, early intervention and treatment services. Programs including Drug Prevention, Employee Assistance Programs, Drug Deferred Judgement, First and Multiple Offense Drinking Driver Programs. Services include assessment and referral; individual, family and group counseling; public presentations; training/consultation. Emphasis on services to populations with special needs, such as Latinos, women, and criminal justice system referrals. Countywide services available in English or Spanish. Fees based on ability to pay. Component of the Santa Cruz Community Counseling Center. Disabled Accessibility: Wheelchair (partially), parking. Se Habla Español 
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JANUS OF SANTA CRUZ
THE COMMUNITY CLINIC
Methadone Maintenance and Detox Program

1000 Emeline Ave. Building A
(entrance in back)
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 425-0112

284 Pennsylvania Ave. Suite #2
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 319-4200

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opiate Addiction Janus uses two forms of medication assisted treatment for opiate addiction, each designed to help break the pattern of addiction in ways that are safe and effective. The Clinic Medical Director has many years of experience in prescribing methadone and buprenorphine and overseeing these courses of treatment. In collaboration with each patient, the Janus clinical team determines which medication will be most effective. Counseling and patient involvement is an integral part of the ongoing treatment. Medi-Cal accepted. Wheelchair accessible. Bilingual.
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NARCONON OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
262 Gaffey Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076

(831) 768-7190
(877) 896-6890

www.DrugRehab.net

Narcanon Vista Bay is a holistic approach to drug and alcohol recovery in a beautiful, serene setting. Clients, called students, will rid their bodies of all harmful chemicals in our unique Sauna Program where our qualified staff carefully monitors their nutrition and exercise. Students will also take ownership of their past transgressions against themselves and others and repair any damage caused by these transgressions. Finally, students will learn a way to remain happy without drugs and alcohol and re-enter society as happy, drug-free individuals. Students graduate our program when they are ready, not after a set amount of time. The average stay is 3 to 5 months. We are wheelchair accessible. Cost is approximately $33,000.
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JANUS OF SANTA CRUZ
THE COMMUNITY CLINIC
Methadone Maintenance and Detox Program

1000 Emeline Ave. Building A
(entrance in back)
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 425-0112

284 Pennsylvania Ave. Suite #2
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 319-4200

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opiate Addiction Janus uses two forms of medication assisted treatment for opiate addiction, each designed to help break the pattern of addiction in ways that are safe and effective. The Clinic Medical Director has many years of experience in prescribing methadone and buprenorphine and overseeing these courses of treatment. In collaboration with each patient, the Janus clinical team determines which medication will be most effective. Counseling and patient involvement is an integral part of the ongoing treatment. Medi-Cal accepted. Wheelchair accessible. Bilingual.
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PAJARO VALLEY PREVENTION STUDENT ASSISTANCE INC. (PVPSA)
335 E. Lake Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076

(831) 728-6445

www.pvpsa.org

Comprehensive school-based alcohol and drug abuse prevention services, K-12 curriculum, intervention program, and parent education. Disabled Accessibility: Wheelchair, parking wheelchair, and interpreter for deaf available. Medi-Cal accepted. 
Se Habla Español

Contact: Jenny T. Sarmiento

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SI SE PUEDE
161 Miles Lane
Watsonville, CA 95076

(831) 761-5422

Residential inpatient services for male adults 18 years and older. Adult program 3-6 months. Treatment for abusive behavior, drugs, and alcohol. Fees based on ability to pay. Bilingual.

Contact: Jorge Gutierrez

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TYLER HOUSE
Corralitos, CA 95076

(831) 688-6293

www.encompasscs.org

Tyler house is a voluntary 6-month residential dual diagnosis co-ed treatment program for adolescents aged 14 - 17 residing in Santa Cruz County. This therapeutic program provides the support and guidance needed for the foundational development of ongoing sobriety. Tyler House is supported by Federal, State and County funding. Families are expected to pay a share of cost based on income and family resources. Cost is generally small and varies by family.
Se Habla Español
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YOUTH SERVICES
709 Mission St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 429-8350

241 E. Lake Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 688-8856

www.encompasscs.org

Outpatient Counseling services for youth (ages 12-18) with drug and alcohol abuse problems. Individual, group, and family counseling. Sliding fee scale. Bilingual services available. Disabled Accessibility: Wheelchair, Parking. Medi-Cal accepted. Se Habla Español

Contact: Bree Grant (Watsonville) (831) 688-8856
or Roxan McDonald (Santa Cruz) (831) 429-8350

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Referral resource information on this website is provided as a courtesy to the public and does not imply endorsement of the providers or services by the County or the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission. Full Disclaimer...

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