Santa Cruz community resources are widely available for substance recovery and support, low-income aid, crisis intervention, and life enrichment. There are also many opportunities to volunteer, which is a great way for those in recovery to focus on service and helping others in need.
California Grey Bears - Over 40 years our Brown Bag Program has delivered 75 million pounds of fresh produce and groceries to thousands of Santa Cruz County seniors. And the need is growing. Every day we work to alleviate food insecurity among seniors. You can make a difference.
Land of Medicine Buddha - Land of Medicine Buddha is a center devoted to the transmission of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition and values through teaching, meditation and community service, located in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Intervention Works - Through the process of intervention, a group of caring individuals initiate a “controlled crisis” in the life of the chemically dependent person before outside forces create unpredictable and often severe consequences.
Janus of Santa Cruz - Janus provides a variety of alcohol and drug rehab options designed for individual needs.