Collaborations

Monterey County Collaborations

 

Index:

Basic Needs and Services

Central Coast Hunger Coalition
Fighting hunger, feeding those in need, advocating for anti-hunger legislation, sharing information

Hosting Agency:
Food Bank of Monterey County;Food Bank of Santa Cruz County
http://www.thefoodbank.org/category/tag/central-coast-hunger-coalition/

Collaborative Contact Information:
Lee Hulquist
(831) 758-1523

Coalition of Homeless Services Providers
Provides Continuum of Care services for people who are homeless in Monterey County

Hosting Agency:
Coalition of Homeless Services Providers
www.chspmontereycounty.org

Collaborative Contact Information:
Katherine Thoeni
Executive Director
(831) 883-3080
CHSPmontry@aol.com

Community Action Partnership-Monterey Pennisula
CAP funded participants

Community Action Partnership-North County
CAP funded participants

Community Action Partnership-Salinas
CAP funded participants

Community Action Partnership-South County
CAP funded participants

Food Safety Advisory Council (FSAC)

Hosting Agency:
Monterey County Environmental Health Department
http://www.mtyhd.org/index.php/services/environmental-health/

Collaborative Contact Information
 John Ramirez
Assistant Director
(831) 755-4542
 ramirezj1@co.monterey.ca.us

Gonzales Community Collaborative

Collaborative Contact Information
Gloria Rosales
(831) 675-0100 x116
grosales@monterey.k12.ca.us

Greenfield Collaborative
Increasing awareness, collaboration, and serving Greenfield residents

Hosting Agency:
Community Foundation for Monterey County
 http://groups.google.com/group/greenfieldca?hl=en

Collaborative Contact Information
Janet Shing
(831) 375-9712 x137
 janet@cfmco.org

Housing Alliance for People with Disabilities

Hosting Agency:
Central Coast Center for Independent Living/CHISPA
http://www.cccil.org/

Collaborative Contact Information:
Elsa Quezada
Alfred Diaz-Infante

King City Collaborative

MC – Choice Collaborative

Hosting Agency:
DSES

Agency Contact:
Star Howard

McStart

Monterey County Housing Collaborative

South County Outreach Efforts (SCORE)

Location:
King City

Hosting Agency:
California Rural Legal Assistance

Collaborative Contact Information:
Jesus Lopez

Consumer Services

Access to Fresh Local & Farmer’s Market Committee

Hosting Agency:
Agriculture & Land-Based Training Association (ALBA)
http://www.albafarmers.org/

Collaborative Contact Information:
Deborah Yashar
Food Systems Program Manager

Poder Popular

Collaborative Contact Information:
Ted Rico
trico@cca-viva.org

Pueblo del Mar

Nonprofit Alliance Monterey County

Hosting Agency:
Non-profit Alliance
http://www.alliancemonterey.org/,

Collaborative Contact Information:
Sue Parris
 (831) 373-4606
sue@alliancemonterey.org

Justice and Legal Services

Peace Coalition of Monterey County – PCMC
http://www.peacemonterey.org/

Collaborative Contact Information:
Celia Bosworth
Committee Chairperson
(831) 375-5002
 celiabos@gmail.com

King City Prevention Coalition

Location:
King City

Hosting Agency:
Sunstreet Centers
King City

Domestic Violence Coordinating Council
http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/dvcc/

Hosting Agency:
 Monterey County District Attorney

Collaborative Contact Information:
Pam Patterson

Community Alliance for Safety and Peace (CASP)
http://www.future-futuro.org/
 
Times:
Bimonthly

Location:
Salinas

Collaborative Contact Information:
Lori Roo
rootla@co.monterey.ca.us
Charlotte Noyes
cnoyes@unitedwaymcca.org

South County Prevention Services

Collaborative Contact Information:
Carla Mullanix-Ackerman
 (831) 444-2396
 gfpreventioncoalition@yahoo.com

Educational Services

Adult Literacy Service Providers, Literacy Campaign
http://literacycampaignmc.org/locations-2/

A network of adult literacy service providers

Hosting Agency:
Community Foundation for Monterey County
http://groups.google.com/group/literacymcnetwork/about?hl=en

Collaborative Contact Information:
Janet Shing
(831) 375-9712 x137
janet@cfmco.org

Early Learning Opportunities

Hosting Agency:
First 5
https://www.first5monterey.org/

Gonzales Unified School District Community Collaborative

Location:
Gonzales

Hosting Agency:
Gonzales Unified School District

Collaborative Contact Information:
Gloria Zavala
(831) 675-0100, x116
gzavala@monterey.k12.ca.us

MPUSD Collaborative
http://www.mpusd.k12.ca.us/trustees

Collaborative Contact Information:
Cruz Trotter
 (831) 645-1217
ctrotter@mpusd.k12.ca.us

Parent Education Stakeholders
http://www.montereycoe.org/programs-services/ed-services/common-core-21s...

Hosting Agency:
Community Human Services

Collaborative Contact Information:
Michele Huizar
(831) 757-7915
 

Monterey County School Health Educators Network

Location:
Salinas

Hosting Agency:
Monterey County Office of Education
 901 Blanco Circle, Room E
Salinas

Collaborative Contact Information:
Anne Yallalee Wheelis
M.P.A., Coordinator, Health and Prevention Programs
(831) 755-6466 or  (831) 375-2955, ext 466
awheelis@monterey.k12.ca.us

Environmental and Public Health Services

Big Sur Coastal Trail Collaborative
Nature preservation

Collaborative Contact Information:
Jack Ellwanger
(831) 667-2025
rocinante@pelicannetwork.net
 

California coastal commission

Hosting Agency:
Faith Community; Retired North County Fire Chief

Agency Contact:
Ron Stefani

Regional Water project

Safe Schools/Healthy Students

Hosting Agency:
Main Street Middle School
Healthy Start Family Resource Center

Collaborative Contact Information:
Alicia R. Avila
Coordinator
 (831) 678-6475

Monterey County Traffic and Safety

Location:
Salinas

Hosting Agency:
Monterey County Health Department Injury Prevention Program
http://www.mtyhd.org/index.php/contact-us/

Collaborative Contact Information:
Susan Kent
Coordinator
(831) 755-8975
kentsr@co.monterey.ca.us

Healthcare Services

BiNational Health Week Planning Committee
http://www.santacruzhealth.org/HSAHome/HealthEventsMeetings/BinationalHe...
Collaborative Contact Information:
Sandra Orozco

 

Central Coast Oral Health Collaborative (CCOHC)
The primary goals of the CCOHC are to: 1) Improve access to oral health care for low-income and underserved populations on the Central Coast; and 2) Decrease the burden of oral disease through promotion of oral health and primary prevention.

Date/Time:
14-Jan-10, 12pm – 2pm

Location:
85 Nielson Street
Watsonville, CA

Hosting Agency
Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust
http://www.pvhealthtrust.org/ohc.html

Collaborative Contact Information
Kathleen McCarthy
Program and Grants Manager
(831) 761-5695
 kmccarthy@pvhealthtrust.org

Citizen Corps of Monterey County
http://citizencorpsmonterey.ning.com/
Emergency and disaster prevention, preparedness, response and recovery

Hosting Agency:
Monterey County Health Department  

Collaborative Contact Information
Karen Smith
 (831) 755-4639
KlahnK@co.monterey.ca.us

Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Monterey
http://www.mtyhd.org/index.php/services/tobacco-program/
To reduce tobacco use and influence social norms towards a tobacco-free Monterey County.

Hosting Agency:
Monterey County Health Department Tobacco Control Program

Collaborative Contact Information:
Gonzalo Coronado
Chronic Disease Prevention Coordinator
(831) 796-1268
coronadog@co.monterey.ca.us

Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP) Roundtables
https://www.sccgov.org/sites/sccphd/en-us/HealthProviders/comprehensivep...

Location:
Salinas

Hosting Agency:
Monterey County Health Department Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP)

Collaborative Contact Information:
Karen Walters
Chronic Disease Prevention Coordinator
 (831) 755-4640
waltersks@co.monterey.ca.us

Council for a Healthier Monterey County

Hosting Agency:
Monterey County Health Department Steps to a Healthier Monterey County

Agency Contact Info:
Cheryl Ellemberg
(831) 755-4641
ellembergc@co.monterey.ca.us

Immunization (IZ)Coalition
http://www.izcoalitions.org/search/OrgShow.asp?OID=OID284

Location:
Salinas

Hosting Agency:
Monterey County Health Department Immunization Program

Collaborative Contact Information:
 Molly Hubbard
Coordinator
 (831) 755-4683
hubbardmc@co.monterey.ca.us

Maternal Child Adolescent Health (MCAH) Collaborative
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/MCAH/Pages/MCAHDirectorsandLocalTollFre...

Location:
Salinas

Hosting Agency:
Monterey County Health Department

Collaborative Contact Information:
Rose Colon
 Health Program Coordinator
(831) 755-4541
colonrv@co.monterey.ca.us

Monterey Area Volunteer Administrators Consortium (MAVRAC) Environmental
http://groups.google.com/group/mavrac-group/about?hl=en

Monterey County HIV / AIDS Planning Group (MCHPG)
http://www.mtyhd.org/index.php/boards-and-commissions/monterey-county-hi...

Location:
Salinas

Hosting Agency:
Monterey County Health Department HIV / AIDS / HCV Programs

Collaborative Contact Information
Emily Sciolto
Coordinator
(831) 755-4626
 scioltoe@co.monterey.ca.us

Nutrition & Fitness Collaborative of the Central Coast (NFCCC)
http://www.mtyhd.org/index.php/services/general-health/nutrition/
The mission of the Network for a Healthy California (Network) is to create innovative partnerships so that low-income Californians are enabled to adopt healthy eating and physical activity patterns as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Time/Date:
 Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month in Oct., Apr, Jul & Jan.
10 am to 2 pm

Location:
Rotates between Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties

Hosting Agency:
 Monterey County Health Department Network for a Healthy California -- Central Coast Region

Collaborative Contact Information:
Christine Dresslar Moss
Coordinator
 (831) 796-2894
mosscd@co.monterey.ca.us

Regional Diabetes Collaborative
http://www.pvhealthtrust.org/rdc

Date/Time:
Second Tuesday of the month  in September, December, March and June
9-11 am

Location:
Alternating locations

Hosting Agency:
 Diabetes Health Center

Collaborative Contact Information:
Raquel Ramirez Ruiz
 (831) 763-6445
Raquel_dhc@pvhealthtrust.org

Income Support and Employment Services

Individual and Family Life Services

Area Agency on Aging
http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/aaa/

Arts Council
http://arts4mc.org/

Hosting Agency
http://groups.google.com/group/arts-council-for-monterey-county/about?hl=en

Building Healthy Community
http://www.calendow.org/places/

Hosting Agency:
Second Chance

Collaborative Contact Information:
Brian Contreras
brian@acyp.org

California Endowment East Salinas Project
http://www.bhcconnect.org/health-happens-here/e-salinas-home
To oversee, provide guidance and coordinate the Building Healthy Communities planning process in East Salinas from June 2009 to February 2010 and focus the knowledge, skills, and experiences shared by the members, and the wisdom of the community, to ensure the success and accountability of the planning process.

Castroville Coalition
Social Justice and quality of life of low income in Castroville

Central Coast Collaborative of Monterey County
http://www.nmcusd.org/cms/page_view?d=x&piid=&vpid=1427701816407
Neighborhood stabilization

Monterey County Veterans Services Collaborative
Improve service delivery to Monterey County Veterans

Hosting Agency:
Office for Employment Training

Collaborative Contact Information:
Alma McHoney
Mangament Analyst II
(831) 796-3316
mchoneya@co.monterey.ca.us

Monterey Peninsula Coalition
Family to Family Program

Hosting Agency:
Community Human Services
www.chservices.org

Collaborative Contact Information:
Olivia Weatherbee
F2F Community Liaison, Peninsula
oweatherbee@chservices.org

Monterey County Child Care Planning Council
http://www.mcccpc.com/

Date/Time:
 2:30-4:30pm

Hosting Agency:
MCOE – Mtg Rm 5

Collaborative Contact Information:
Kathleen Murray Phillips
(831) 796-3530
murray-phillipska@co.monterey.ca.us

Latino Network Luncheon
http://www.cfmco.org/event/latino-network-luncheon-2015-10-15/2016-12-15/

Date/Time:
12-1 pm

Location:
Los Arcos Restaurant
 East Alisal Street
Salinas

Collaborative Contact Information:
Jesse Herrera
 Manager,  Monterey County Behavioral Health Department
(831) 796-3099
 herreraj@co.monterey.ca.us

Friends of Executives-in-Residence/Carmel Foundation
http://www.brachercenter.com/broadcasts/2007october30.html
Aging in place and the needs for senior services

Hosting Agency:
Executives in Residence, CSUMB

Collaborative Contact Information:
 James F. (Jim) Bracher
 (831) 582-5015
 jfb2c@brachercenter.com

Council of Executive United Way Member Organizations

Hosting Agency:
United Way Monterey County

Collaborative Contact Information:
Fatima Dias
(831) 372-8026 x103
 fdias@unitedwaymcca.org

Family Resource Center Network
http://www.frcnca.org/

Hosting Agency:
Action Council

Collaborative Contact Information:
Larry Imwalle
 (831) 783-1244

Family To Family
http://www.family-to-family.org/

Hosting Agency:
Alisal Community Healthy Start Center

Collaborative Contact Information:
Reyna Gross
(831)775-4518

First 5 Monterey County Interagency Coordination Team (I-ACT)

Hosting Agency:
 First 5 Monterey County

Agency Contact:
Anissa Allen
(831) 444-8549
 anissa@first5monterey.org

Coalition of Minority Organizations

Collaborative for Salinas Youth

Location:
 Salinas

Hosting Agency:
Monterey County Health Department Postpone Program

Collaborative Contact Information:
Rosario Aguirre/Rose Colon
Chronic Dissease Prevention Specialist
 (831) 755-4649
aguirremr@co.monterey.ca.us/colonrv@co.monterey.ca.us

Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC)
http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/bcandc/capc.htm
The goal of CAPC of Monterey County is to reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect

Hosting Agency:
Members appointed by Board of Supervisors

Collaborative Contact Information:
David Maradei
(831) 755-4737
capc@redshift.com

Children's Council
http://www.mcchildren.org/

United Veterans Council of Monterey County
http://www.uvc-mc.com/
 A forum for all veteran issues concerning Monterey County veterans

Collaborative Contact Information:
 Richard Garza

Workforce Collaborative of California’s Central Coast (WCCCC)
http://www.montereycountywib.org/meetings/roundtables/wcccc/docs/WCCCC%2...

Location:
Salinas One Stop
730 La Guardia Street
 Salinas

Hosting Agency:
Monterey County Workforce Investment Board (WIB)

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Mental Health Commission