Helpful Resources & Hopeful Links

Hope for the Best Planner & Resource Guide

If there is a true emergency, please call 911. The organizations and attached pamphlets listed here are to make sure understand how to be taken care of when news of a pending event is coming your way, or you have a medical or personal concern you need to take care of for yourself, your business or your family. (Please note: all links are set to open in a new window or tab in your browser.)

helpful community Organizations

In Santa Cruz County and Surrounding areas, the main county website has a more detailed list of emergency services, alerts and weather warnings. First things first, is start building a kit of supplies to have one hand including enough for you - at business or at your home. And don't forget your car. The City of Santa Cruz Emergency Management has great links and ideas about what to do. 

Emergency Preparedness, click here.
Road Closures and other health related connections.

Santa Cruz Senior Network Services resource page is excellent. So is their directory of services.

GENERAL EMERGENCY TIPS PDF's to Download 

Preparing Makes Sense from Ready.gov
How to Prepare Checklists for Business & Family from FEMA
Storm Preparedness from City of Santa Cruz

TAKE ACTION, DONATE, VOLUNTEER TO these wonderful NONPROFITS

Community Bridges
Central Coast Red Cross
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz

Inspire Your Spirit and Empower Your Being

Woman Within International (Western USA)
Mankind Project (Northern California)

We would like to know about your non-profit or public service organization so that others benefit from the information you offer. Please fill out form on our contact page and we will get back to you shortly. Sorry, no politics or opinion sites here, just people helping people.