|Serving HIV-positive clients and providing innovative education|
|and prevention programs and resources for the Santa Cruz community|
|716 Ocean St Suite 200, Santa Cruz, California 95060|
|9:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday|
|585 Auto Center, Watsonville, California 95076|
|Encompass Community Services|
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The Santa Cruz AIDS Project works to provide services which help HIV positive clients, as well as to enact harm-prevention and educational programs for various communities and age groups in Santa Cruz county.
Client programs include:
Benefits advocacy program
Massage Therapy program
Food box delivery
Mental health services
Support Groups include:
The Men's Social Support Group
Apoyo y Amistad (Spanish)
Educational Services Include:
Community Health Outreach
People of Color Outreach Program- education focused on African American and Latino/a communities
HIV Resource and Drop-In Center-offers HIV testing and services, specifically targeted at youth and the homeless.
Tribe- Provides a safe meeting space for gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer and questioning men of all ages
Speaker's Bureau Program- sends volunteer speakers to give presentations to community groups
Project First Hand
Individuals interested in becoming clients should call the project and set up an appointment with a client services case manager. Meetings last about an hour, and you will need bring proof of residence and medical documentation of your HIV-positive status.
Community groups and educators interested inHIV education should call the SCAP and ask for the Community Education Coordinator (427-3900 ext. 208).
The Santa Cruz AIDS Project was previously located at 113 Cooper Street. The Santa Cruz AIDS Project also operated the Drop-In Center which was located on Front Street.
- Wikipedia Article on AIDS
- Protecting Yourself (and Others) from HIV Transmission
- Information/instructions about cleaning needles and works
- Community Organizations, Support Groups
- GLBT Community
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