Residential Treatment

Encompass operates three residential treatment programs. All of the programs promote a vision of wellness and recovery, yet each program has its unique treatment focus. All referrals to the residential programs are made by County Mental Health. For more information on programs, including how county referrals work with our treatment programs contact [email protected].

Casa Pacific

Casa Pacific is a 12 bed residential program in Watsonville for men and women with co-occurring disorders. The program is part of an innovative project centered around work and meaningful daily activities, as the core of the co-occurring disorders treatment approach.  Residents attend the Community Connection’s Mariposa Center to learn vocational skills and participate in various volunteer jobs, or they participate in the Community Action Board’s Alcanse work crew. Other activities include socialization, recreation, accessing community resources, on-site recovery meetings and individualized attention to assist residents in maintaining sobriety, reaching their personal goals, and transitioning into independent community living.

El Dorado Center

El Dorado is a 16-bed, community-based, short-term treatment program for individuals who may be stepping down from locked care.  An intensive, structured residential program, EDC is an unlocked, home-like environment facilitating the healing process in preparation for transitioning back to community living. EDC staff provide individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, structured activities, community outings, and assistance with independent living skills and connecting to the community. A registered nurse is on staff and a County psychiatrist is available for medication monitoring and management.     


Telos is a 10-bed short term crisis residential program that serves as a diversion to psychiatric hospitalization for individuals in crisis. The program provides a healing environment where residents receive the treatment, support and caring they need to stabilize and move out of their crisis state. Staff provide process groups, individual counseling, and assistance with independent living skills and connecting to the community. Treatment approaches include Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness Awareness Program, Trauma Informed Care, and utilizing the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) materials. A nurse and County psychiatrist are available for medication monitoring and management. 

716 Ocean Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 459-0444