Programs & Services

Knowing what to do to protect yourself and your household is essential. The American Red Cross of the Central Coast is here to help you, your family, friends, business, school, and community prevent, prepare for, and response to emergencies of all kinds.

What can the American Red Cross of the Central Coast do for you?

Please click on any of the following services to learn more.


Emergency Services

Disaster Relief

Every week, American Red Cross of the Central Coast volunteers are called on to assist local children and families who have lost their home to a house fire, flood, or other devastation.


American Red Cross disaster preparedness kit

Community Preparedness

The American Red Cross of the Central Coast, is committed to helping you, your family, your child’s school and our community to be prepared to respond in emergency situations.


Service to the Armed Forces

Service to the Armed Forces

Services to the Armed Forces (SAF), is focused on the emergency services the American Red Cross of the Central Coast provides to active duty military, their families, reservists, and retirees.


Disaster Mental Health

Disaster Mental Health

Our disaster mental health team is composed of licensed mental health professions across all areas of our professional guilds including; MFT’s, Social Workers, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Psychiatric Nurses, etc.


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International Services

The American Red Cross of the Central Coast provides local courses, seminars and opportunities to learn more about International Humanitarian Law, as well as messaging and tracing services.