Website Links

Local Government

Monterey County, Homepage
http://www.co.monterey/
The Monterey County website contains information relating the services and departments the community offers.

Monterey County Behavioral Health
http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/health/BehavioralHealth/
Monterey County Behavioral Health offers outpatient services for referred clients to provide counseling for individuals with mental health and substance abuse problems.

Monterey County District Attorney
http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/da/
In addition to representing the People of the State of California in all criminal prosecutions in Monterey County, the District Attorney’s office offers a Truancy Abatement Program for our youth to reduce and eliminate the truancy in Monterey County.

Monterey County Office of Education
http://www.monterey.k12.ca.us/
Monterey County Office of Education offers an alternative education program that provides a supportive school environment that focuses on increasing academic and pro-social behaviors and skills, while providing functional life skills instruction.

Monterey County Public Defender
http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/pubdef/
The Public defenders of Monterey County are lawyers whose duty is to provide legal counsel and representation to indigent criminal defendants who have not obtained Private Counsel.

Monterey County Sheriff’s Department
http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/sheriff/
Office of the Sheriff’s website provides information on public safety.

Superior Court of California, Monterey County
http://www.monterey.courts.ca.gov/
The Mission of the Court is to dispense justice in all matters within its jurisdiction in an impartial manner and in accordance with the law.

Department of Social and Employment Services O.E.T
http://mcdses.co.monterey.ca.us/
The Department of Social and Employment Services offers public assistance programs, employment services, family and children's services and programs for disabled adults and older individuals.

 

Local Resources

Community Human Services
http://www.chservices.org
Community Human Services offers Drug and Alcohol Intervention Services for Monterey County youth, supporting children, families and adults.

Monterey County District Attorney's Victim/Witness Assistance
http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/da/victimwit.htm
The mission of the Victim/Witness Assistance Program is to provide services to victims/witnesses of all types of crime.

Joint Gang Task Force
http://www.gangtaskforce.org/
The Joint Gang Task force is countywide gang suppression, intervention and prevention program equipped to increase the flow of gang related information among various law enforcement agencies within Monterey County.

Partners for Peace
http://www.partners-for-peace.org/english/homeE.html
Partners for Peace offers youth violence prevention services, which includes Mentoring and Strengthening Families programs.

SAM's Resources
http://www.samsresources.com/samguide.pdf
Dedicated to the health and well-being of families in Monterey County, California

Second Chance Youth Program
http://www.scyp.org/
The Second Chance Youth Program offers gang prevention/intervention services for young people who need to find positive outlets in life other than gangs and drugs.

Sun Street Center – Main Office
(no website available)
11 Peach Drive
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 753-5135
Sun Street Center offers family Counseling, prevention, recovery, alcohol and drug programs for adults. Spanish speaking services are available. Se Habla Espanol.

Sunrise House
http://www.sunrisehouse.org/
The Sunrise House offers community education concerning drug abuse in cooperation with schools and other agencies/groups, the development of prevention related to strengthening the family, drug abuse prevention, and juvenile delinquency.

The Foundation for Honey’s Children
http://www.honeyschildren.org
This Foundation offers programs that make a difference in the lives of children by strengthening families in need of physical, emotional and spiritual support.

The Saint Francis Academy
http://www.st-francis.org/
The Saint Francis Academy offers a Victim Offender Reconciliation Program (VORP) that brings victims and offenders together in safe mediation or family group conference settings to permit the offender to take responsibility for his or her actions, and to make things as right as possible with the victim.

Internet Safety

NetSmartz Workshop
http://www.netsmartz.org/
The NetSmartz Workshop empowers children and teens by educating them about the potential dangers online.

Parent’s Guide
http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/parents/
Yahoo offers a parent’s guide to safe internet surfing guidelines for parents and children. Stay informed and be internet savvy.

Professional Associations and Organizations

Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC)
http://www.cpoc.org/
The Chief Probation Officers website provides leadership for the programs implemented in California.

Probation IT Managers Association (PITMA)
http://www.pitma.net/

California Probation, Parole and Correctional Association (CPPCA)
http://www.cppca.org/index.html
This association was founded in 1917 to advance correctional practices through public education and information, legislative advocacy, research, standards development and professional development.

The American Probation and Parole Association
http://www.appa-net.org/
The American Probation and Parole Association is an international association composed of individuals from the United States and Canada actively involved with probation, parole and community-based corrections, in both adult and juvenile sectors.

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America
http://www.drugfree.org/
The Partnership for a Drug-Free America is a nonprofit coalition of communication, health, medical and educational professionals working to reduce illicit drug use and help people live healthy, drug-free lives.

National Crime Prevention Council
http://www.ncpc.org/
The National Crime Prevention Council’s mission is to enable people to create safer and more caring communities by addressing the causes of crime and violence and reducing the opportunities for crime to occur.

Victim Compensation & Government Claims Board
http://www.boc.ca.gov/
The VCGCB offers a program that assistant victim of violent crimes for State of California residents and for victims of violent crimes that occur in California.

Additional Links

Secretary of State's (SOS) Voting Rights Guide for Incarcerated Persons
http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/sharing-ideas/voting-rights-californians.htm.