AIDS and HIV
1060 Emeline Ave, Building F
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm
The CARe TEAM is a Santa Cruz County Public Health Program dedicated to serving people living with HIV. It provides medical case management, social work Case Management, education, referral, advocacy, and more.
Community Health Van
Wednesdays 2:30-4:30pm at the Mobile Van
Del Sol Market, Union & Riverside, Watsonville
Thursdays 3-5pm at the Mobile Van
Laundromat at Barson & Bixby, Santa Cruz
The Community Health Van offers confidential HIV testing as well as help accessing resources in the county: medical services, shelters, drug treatment options, hepatitis testing and vaccines, Medi-Cal, Medi-Cruz, STD testing, etc.
412 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
General hours: Mondays 12-4 pm, Fridays 5-6 pm
Women’s hours: Fridays 1:30-5 pm
HIV Testing: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 3-6:15 pm
The Drop-In Center is a community based resource for persons at risk or infected with HIV and all those who are affected by AIDS. The Drop-In Center reaches out to individual at highest risk for HIV and those who have the least access to resources. For more information, please call or stop by.
Needle exchange sites operate seven days a week and aims to provide education and other forms of support for safer drug use. Services are free, confidential and anonymous. Our workers are specially trained to provide skilled, risk reduction counseling which includes healthcare and social service referrals. We treat our program participants with dignity and respect. We do not try to force any behavior changes upon our program participants; instead, we work to empower individuals to improve their health and the health of their communities. See locations and hours below.
412 Front Street
Santa Cruz, California 95060
|Sunday||11:30AM – 1:30PM|
|Monday||6:30PM – 8:30PM|
|Tuesday||6:30PM – 7:30PM|
|Wednesday||6:30PM – 7:30PM|
|Thursday||6:30PM – 8:30PM|
|Friday (Women Only)||3:00PM – 5:00PM|
|Friday||5:00PM – 6:00PM|
Corner of Barson and Bixby Street
Santa Cruz, California 95060: Thursday 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Corner of Walker and West Front Street
Watsonville, California 95076: Monday & Friday 2:00PM-3:00PM, Wednesday 3:00PM-4:30PM
Santa Cruz AIDS Project
313 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
The Santa Cruz AIDS Project serves men, women and children who are HIV positive living in Santa Cruz County. Our mission is to promote and participate in a comprehensive and compassionate response to HIV and AIDS through education, advocacy, and supportive services. All care services are free, confidential and offered within a non-judgmental environment. Care services include case management, access to medical care, financial assistance, food bank, volunteer support, support groups, and pro bono professional support services.
For a list of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, and STD Resources compiled by the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency, click HERE.