Socio-Emotional Wellbeing

Social-Emotional Support: Student/Family Wellness Resources here

  • Healthy Start-PVUSD

    • Help to link families to after school programs, medical/dental services, immunization and physical exam appointments, and counseling services.

    • Assistance with County/State Human Resources forms

    • Enrollment assistance in Cal Fresh

    • Assistance with housing applications

    • Students in Transition Program- A program that helps children, youth, Foster and families in transition that are experiencing homelessness

  • Pajaro Valley Prevention Student Assistance (PVPSA)

    • PVPSA provides services to students, families, and staff of the Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) and the local communities.

    • Available to both medi-cal and non medi-cal students

  • Encompass Community Services

    • Youth Services offers a broad spectrum of services that help heal and nurture the mental and social well-being of children, youth and families. In collaboration with other non-profits, courts, schools, funders and families, we support the vitality of our community and its future.

    • Avaiable to students with medi-cal. Encompass also offers a sliding scale rate.

  • Santa Cruz County Children Mental Health

    • Serves eligible youth who are at risk for out of home placement with serious emotional disturbances. The goals of service are to help families achieve positive outcomes, reduce out of home placements, maintain family and foster care stability, and decrease the return to Juvenile Hall, psychiatric hospitalization, and out of home placement.

  • Police Activities League

    • The Police Activities League is a youth crime prevention program that relies on educational, athletic, and other recreational activities to cement a bond among police officers, recreation leaders, youth and their parents

    • Students must have a 2.0 GPA and good standing with their attendance

LGBTQ Resources

PVUSD LGBTQ resources page:

Santa Cruz County Safe Schools Project

Diversity Center of Santa Cruz County - Youth Program

Trans Families of Santa Cruz County

Queer Youth Leadership Awards (QYLA)


GSA Network

Gender Spectrum

Teaching LGBTQ History/FAIR Education Act