Santa Cruz County has established a governance structure that enables all cross-sector collaborative partners to participate in meaningful discussions and partners remain consistently engaged in the decision-making process. A unique aspect of Santa Cruz’s plan is that it includes an implementation plan at a systems level, community level, program and individual level which ensures prevention services will be accessible to residents across Santa Cruz County. Additionally, Santa Cruz County acknowledged within the Plan specific challenges and potential solutions. This highlights Santa Cruz’s County’s proactive and collaborative approach to overcoming any significant barriers to serving vulnerable populations in the County. Read the Santa Cruz County Comprehensive Prevention Plan.