HSA Divisions
(Departments, Programs & Services)


The Health Services Agency (HSA)

The County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency (HSA) exists to protect and improve the health of the people who live within Santa Cruz County. We have an amazing staff who are dedicated to supporting you.

  • We provide health education, advocacy, planning, and clinical services designed to promote and protect the health of the community
  • We follow regulations implemented by the regulatory federal, state and local agencies
  • We implement policy set by the Board of Supervisors

Services are organized into five major program areas

HSA Site Map

   Behavioral Health
   Adult Mental Health Services
   Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment (ANSA)
   Adult Recovery Team (25-60 Year Olds)
   Coordinated Care Teams and Specialized Services
   Jail Crisis Intervention Team Referral
   Older Adult Mental Health Services
   Other Santa Cruz County Resources
   Prevention and Early Intervention (18-60 Year Olds)
   Self-Help and Vocational/Employment Resources
   Specialized Treatment and Supportive Housing
   Transition Age Youth Team (18-25 Year Olds)
   Behavioral Health Comment Form
   Behavioral Health Strategic Planning
   Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services
   Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS)
   Client Information
   Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)
   Frequently Asked Questions
   HOPES Team
   How to Receive Mental Health Services
   Mental Health Advisory Board
   Mental Health Service Outcomes
   Mental Health Services Act
   Crisis Residential Proposal
   Mental Health Services Act Comment Form
   Healing the Streets (HTS)
   Street Team Services
   Healing the Streets Referral Form
   MHSA Annual Update
   MHSA Info
   Mobile Emergency Response Team (MERTY)
   Policies and Procedures
   Public Guardian
   Substance Use Disorders Services
   CalWORKs Case Management
   Deferred Judgment Drug Program
   Drinking Driver Program
   Family Preservation Court
   Santa Cruz Friday Night Live & Club Live
   Substance Abuse Treatment Planning
   Substance Use Disorder Commission
   The Seven Challenges
   Thriving Youth & Community Program (TYC)
   Youth Treatment Coordination
   Web Resources
   What to do in a Mental Health Crisis
   Whole Person Care – Cruz to Health
   Provider Directory
   Clinic Services
   Breast Cancer Early Detection Program (BCEDP)
   Family Planning Services
   Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Exams
   Homeless Persons Health Project
   Services Provided
   Immunization Services
   Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH)
   Integrated Community Health Center Commission
   ICHCC Comment Form
   Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
   MAT Home
   MAT Treatment
   Peer Support Specialists
   MAT Resources
   Contact MAT
   Orthopedic Services
   Pediatric Services
   Primary Care and Urgent Care Services
   Physical Examinations
   Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Treatment Services
   Environmental Health
   Consumer Protection Programs
   Environmental Health Alerts
   Functions and Responsibilities
   Hazardous Materials Programs
   Sewage Disposal and Waste Water Management
   Site Mitigation
   Water Resources
   Public Health
   Birth and Death Certificates
   CAReTeam Integrated Services
   HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis and STD FAQs
   HIV Positive or AIDS Financial Assistance
   HIV/Hepatitis C Testing
   Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
   Children's Medical Services
   California Children Services (CCS)
   CCS Medical Therapy Program (MTP)
   Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP)
   CHDP Home
   Families, Children, & Guardians
   CHDP Providers
   Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care (HCPCFC)
   Communicable Disease Control
   Disease Reporting Information
   Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Information
   Enteric (Water or Food Borne) Illnesses
   Hepatitis A
   Influenza (Flu)
   Sexual Health
   Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
   Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases
   Tuberculosis Program Services
   West Nile Virus Information
   Community Health Education
   Child Passenger Safety Seat Education
   Community Water Fluoridation
   Healthy Smiles
   Healthy Smiles Comments
   Healthy Eating and Active Living
   HEAL Comment Form
   Eat Healthy
   Get Active
   Healthy Communities
   Go For Health
   Community Traffic Safety Coalition
   Resources & Safety Tips
   Data & Reports
   Order/Comment Form
   Tobacco Education Coalition (TEC)
   Flavored Tobacco
   Tobacco Waste
   Quit Smoking
   Emergency Medical Services
   Emergency Preparedness
   National Preparedness Month
   Health Care Coalition
   Member List
   Events & Trainings
   HCC EOG Directory Update
   Disaster Service Worker
   Activation Forms
   Family Health Programs
   Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP)
   Field Nursing Program
   Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
   NFP Home
   First Time Parents
   Providers and Referring Agencies
   Perinatal Resource Guide
   Santa Cruz County Breastfeeding Coalition
   Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Program (SIDS)
   SIDS Home
   Grief Support
   Health & Child Care Professionals
   Immunizations and Vaccines
   Child Care & Schools
   Vaccine Clinics
   Meaningful Use and Public Health
   Medical Marijuana Identification Card
   Medical Reserve Corps
   National Public Health Week
   Public Health Accreditation
   Public Health Core Functions
   Public Health - Frequently Asked Questions
   Syringe Services Program
   SSP Comment Form