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Homeless Persons' Health Project

Partner Programs

We work closely with many other programs and clinics throughout Santa Cruz, including:

  • Santa Cruz Health Center – a sister program in the County Health Services Agency, and the location of North County Mental Health services, the Emeline clinic provides many of the same services as HPHP, as well as: X-rays, Psychiatric Services, HIV/AIDS screening, orthopedic services, and more.
  • Central California Alliance For Health – The main provider of Medi-Cal benefits in Santa Cruz County, HPHP works closely with Alliance team members to obtain Medi-Cal coverage for eligible clients, meets with our Project Connect Team to refer clients, as well as provides grants for programs meant to improve the level of care for our clients.
  • Homeless Action Partnership (HAP) – The HAP is a collaboration of the five jurisdictions in Santa Cruz County (the County and the Cities of Santa Cruz, Watsonville, Capitola and Scotts Valley) along with homeless housing and services providers, and acts as the local Continuum of Care. HAP contributors account for approximately $2.3 Million each year for housing subsidy and supportive services.
  • Front Street Housing Inc. – The landlord proxy for clients in our MATCH (Meaningful Answers to Chronic Homelessness) housing program, Front St. works with both landlords and tenants on securing and maintaining housing for qualifying and homeless individuals.
  • Planned Parenthood of Mar Monte – Planned Parenthood (located on Pacific Avenue), is the Primary Care Physician (PCP) for hundreds of homeless people throughout the county. 
  • Dientes Community Dental Care – Dientes “fills the gap” of affordable, much needed dental services for the homeless in Santa Cruz County.  Dientes sees referred patients on the Coral Street Campus, at the Watsonville Health and Dental Center, and at their location in Soquel.
  • Watsonville Health and Dental Center – Located at 1430 Freedom Blvd. in Watsonville, their child health and immunization program, family planning services, breast cancer early detection program, and general healthcare services meets the needs of thousands of patients annually in South County. HPHP staff provide medical case management, behavioral health, and outreach services in South County from this location.
  • Encompass Community Services – The largest non-profit agency in the county for homeless, low-income, transitional age youth, and similar populations, Encompass serves as the money manager for a percentage of our clients, along with providing shelter beds, mental health programs, and many other programs throughout the county.
  • Homeless Services Center – Serving the homeless, and located on the Coral Street Campus, HSC consists of the Rebele Family Shelter, Paul Lee Loft, Page Smith Community Housing, and other related programs.
  • Recuperative Care Center (RCC) – a twelve-bed, respite care center for homeless persons' being discharged from the hospital, but requiring additional care and rest.  Working with the Homeless Services Center, Dominican Hospital, and other community partners, HPHP is responsible for processing referrals and intakes, as well as providing medical care for each of the clients during their stay of up to 6 weeks.
  • Janus of Santa Cruz County – We work closely with Janus of Santa Cruz County to coordinate detox, residential treatment, methadone treatment, and sober living environments for our clients seeking treatment from substance use disorders.
Contact Information



Homeless Persons' Health Project (HPHP)

115-A Coral St.
Santa Cruz, CA. 95060
(located at Rebele Family Shelter Building at Highway 1 and River St.) 

(831) 454-2080
or
Toll Free 
(866) 731-HPHP (4747)

 FAX (831) 454-3424

email: hphpreferral@santacruzcounty.us


HPHP Clinic Hours

Monday – 8am-5pm
Tuesday – 1pm-5pm
Wednesday – 8am-5pm
Thursday – 1pm-5pm
Friday – 8am-3pm
Closed from 12pm-1pm daily

HPHP Is closed on the following days