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Programs for Women      

PROGRAMS for women provide recovery services specifically targeted to the unique needs of women, and may include women's only counseling groups, treatment for sexual abuse and domestic violence survivors, parenting, women's health issues, assertiveness, body image and co-dependency treatment.

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716 Ocean St., Suite 200
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 423-2003

585 Auto Center Dr.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-2233

Comprehensive outpatient chemical dependency program providing prevention, early intervention and treatment services. Programs including Drug Prevention, Employee Assistance Programs, Drug Deferred Judgement, First and Multiple Offense Drinking Driver Programs. Services include assessment and referral; individual, family and group counseling; public presentations; training/consultation. Emphasis on services to populations with special needs, such as Latinos, women, and criminal justice system referrals. Countywide services available in English or Spanish. Fees based on ability to pay. Component of the Santa Cruz Community Counseling Center. Disabled Accessibility: Wheelchair, (partially), parking. Se Habla Español 

Contact: Tim Mayo

10 Alexander St.
Watsonville, CA 95076

(831) 722-5914

Comprehensive alcohol and drug treatment program providing individual, group and family counseling; education and prevention; information and referral; vocational rehabilitation and job counseling; serving South County with primary emphasis on the Latino population and migrant workers. Bilingual services available. Fee - sliding scale. Disabled Accessibility: Wheelchair, parking. Se Habla Español

Contact: Rose George, Director

200 7th Ave., Suite 150
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(831) 462-1060


For over 30 years, Janus of Santa Cruz has helped thousands of people find their way out of alcohol and drug addiction and into healthy and productive lives. We offer help, hope and results to individuals and families in need of alcoholism rehabilitation, drug detoxification and opiate addiction treatment. Janus provides a variety of alcohol and drug rehab options designed for individual needs, from Outpatient Services and Short-term Detoxification to Extended Residential Treatment and ongoing medical treatment for opiate addiction at the Janus Community Clinic. Our Perinatal Program offers both residential and day programs for drug and alcohol dependent pregnant women and new mothers. And our two Sober Living Environments provide short-term as well as long-term stays. Insurance accepted. Medi-Cal accepted for Perinatal treatment. Santa Cruz residents may be eligible for no cost services. Wheelchair accessible. Bilingual. Se Habla Español 

Contact: Margie Storms

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516 Chestnut St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 423-9015
(831) 423-9098 Fax

Residential Treatment and Day Treatment programs available for women with children. Recovery program promotes the health and well being of mothers and their children by offering life skills of recovery from alcohol and drug addiction in a safe environment oriented for women over the age of 18 years who are either pregnant or parenting children from ages infant to 17 years. Bilingual services available. Eligibility/Cost: Sliding scale/Medi-Cal accepted. Se Habla Español 

Contact: Antoinette Williamson

125 Rigg St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 423-3890

Comprehensive treatment for alcohol and drug abusing adult men and women; 3 to 12 month program; job training; probation referrals. Fee-scale; no one refused services due to lack of ability to pay. Component of the Santa Cruz Community Counseling Center. Disabled Accessibility: Wheelchair (partially), parking. No bilingual services. 
Se Habla Español 

Contact: Cynthia Evey

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105 Post Office Dr., Suite F
Aptos, CA 95003

(831) 476-1747

An outpatient program for adults which offers the following treatment options: Intensive Day Treatment, Intensive Evening Treatment, Relapse Prevention Treatment, Women's Relapse Prevention and Psychotherapy Group, as well as individual and/or family therapy for clients and their loved ones. Sobriety Works has clean and sober residences available for treatment and non-treatment clients. Our staff has extensive experience working with probation and the court system. Treatment is funded via private pay, insurance and through county funds (Prop.36). Payment plans are available.

Contact: Ray Plamondon, Director
sobrietyworks@ sobrietyworks.com

Meets on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room at
St. Phillips Episcopal Church
5271 Scotts Valley Dr.
Scotts Valley, CA 95066

(408) 472-9025

Organization whose purpose is to help all women recover from problem drinking through the discovery of self, gained by sharing experiences hopes and encouragement with other women in similar circumstances. Based on the "New Life " program, a recovery program designed especially to address women's issues.

Contact: Jennifer Gomon

Referral resource information on this website is provided as a courtesy to the public and does not imply endorsement of the providers or services by the County or the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission. Full Disclaimer...

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