Updated: Feb 11, 2022
Encompass Community Services is one of 10 local nonprofits to be awarded a combined $1.87M in grants from Kaiser Permanente aimed at enhancing mental health, housing, food, and COVID19 programs in Santa Cruz County.
Encompass's grant will go to support the new Sí Se Puede Behavioral Health Center in Watsonville to expand our residential and outpatient substance use disorder and mental health capacity in South County by 30 percent.
For more information, check out this story in Patch Watsonville and Kaiser Permanent's blog. See below for an excerpt from Kaiser Permanente's blog, that includes thoughts from our CEO, Monica Martinez.