Off-Campus Mental Health and Wellness Resources

This page contains information and contacts for off-campus mental health crisis lines and resources. These are non-university programs and services; the following help lines/organizations are not staffed/affiliated with UCSC or CAPS.
UCSC CAPS has more information on off-campus referrals for therapy or medication services, assistance with and resources for off-campus referrals.
For UCSC-affiliated resources,  please visit the Campus Mental Health & Wellness page.

Confidential Contacts - Santa Cruz County

Confidential Contacts

Santa Cruz County Mental Health

(800) 952-2335

Monarch Services (Bilingual)

  • Immediate 24 hour crisis response through their bilingual crisis line
  • Restraining Order assistance and accompaniment to court
  • Confidential Counseling Support and Advocacy
    • Sexual Assault
    • Domestic violence
    • Human Trafficking
  • Call (831) 425-4030 to schedule an appointment
    • 1509 Seabright Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • Part of the Santa Cruz County  Sexual Assault Forensic Exam Response
    • For a confidential Sexual Assault Forensic Exam call (888) 900-4232

(888) 900-4232

National Suicide Hotline

(800) 273-8255

Suicide Prevention Service of Santa Cruz County

(831) 458-5300

Walnut Avenue Family and Women's Center

  • Immediate crisis response through their 24-hour Domestic Violence hotline (866) 2MY Ally
  • Restraining Order Assistance and Accompaniment
  • Domestic Violence Counseling Support Call (831) 426-3062
    • 303 Walnut Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95060



Santa Cruz County Crisis Stabilization Program 

(831) 600-2800

Emergency & Crisis Resources

The following phone and text lines are also available on evenings, weekends, and holidays when the CAPS office is closed: