Our mission is to promote and protect the health and well-being of our community by providing access to quality, comprehensive and affordable primary and integrated behavioral healthcare services for people of all ages.


Delivering patient-centered care for people of all ages by removing boundaries that inhibit access to healthcare and ensuring the viability of our community by supporting long-term equitable access to healthcare services.

The Health Centers Division operates four clinics: Homeless Persons’ Health Project, Santa Cruz Health Center, Watsonville Health Center and Watsonville Health & Dental Center. Depending on the clinic, services offered may include:

  • Cancer Screenings (Breast, Colon, Lung, Cervical)
  • Contraception
  • Hospital Emergency Department Follow Up
  • Immunization Services
  • Integrated Behavioral Health
  • Medication Assisted Treatment
  • Orthopedic Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Physical Examinations
  • Primary Care and Preventive Health
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Well Child Examinations

We are a Federally Qualified Health Center, providing comprehensive primary care services in English and Spanish and do not discriminate patients based upon the individual's inability to pay; whether payment for services would be made under Medicare, Medicaid, or CHIP; and the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. As an FQHC clinic we meet a stringent set of requirements, including providing care on a slider fee scale based on ability to pay and operating under a governing board that includes patients.