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CARe Team and EIS Programs

The HIV Early Intervention Services Program (EIS) and Community Advocacy Resource/Education (CARE) Team provide free and low-cost health services for HIV positive people living in Santa Cruz County. 

The CARE-Team provides the following services:

  • Referrals to HIV Antibody counseling & testing
  • Outpatient medical care
  • Pharmacy, lab, and x-ray services
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Specialty care (eyes, skin, stomach, etc.)
  • Dental care (prevention and treatment)
  • Behavioral Health Services (individual and group therapy)
  • Chemical dependency referrals
  • Public Health Nurse/Social Worker Case Management
  • Referrals to and enrollment in State assistance programs (AIDS Drug Assistance Program, AIDS Medi-Cal Waiver Program, etc.)
  • Referrals to and coordination with community groups (Santa Cruz AIDS Project, Homeless Persons Health Project (HPHP), etc.)
  • Referrals for home health services and coordination with community groups (Santa Cruz AIDS Project) and inter-agency programs (Homeless Persons Health Project (HPHP)).  

EIS/CARe Team services funded by the Ryan White CARE Act Titles II and III, the California State Office of AIDS, and the County of Santa Cruz.

Description of EIS/Care Team Services


CARe Team

(831) 454-4730
Monday - Friday 
8:00 AM - 5 PM

Care Team Services