The City is actively engaged in the process of forming a neighborhood watch program. For additional information, please contact Councilmember Anna Velazquez at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Councilmember Carla Stewart at email@example.com or call (831) 223-5014.
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Emergency Phone Numbers
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|Monterey Bay Career Connect||Monterey Bay Career Connect, free resource for college and career planning, local scholarships, local internships, local labor market information and more!|
|Monterey Bay Internships||Monterey Bay Internships is a free resource for employers to recruit local college students across the region; improving our community's talent pipeline!|
|SAM's GUIDE to Family Resources For Monterey County, CA, 2019 Edition||Download the Guide |
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Monterey Salinas Transit (MST) On Call - South County, Soledad
For Customer Service, call 888-MST-BUS1 (888-678-2871)
For Reservations, call (866) 663-3278
Monterey Salinas Transit (MST) offers a wide variety of services to meet the diverse needs of the communities they serve throughout Monterey County. In addition to offering fixed transit routes, MST offers special services for senior citizens, veterans, and persons who need assistance in accessing public transit. Please visit the links below for more information on these programs.
Traffic School Program
Liberty Chapel Community Church
When you get stopped for a traffic violation, you may be informed that you qualify to attend traffic school online or in person. In most situations, if you go to traffic school, you can avoid stiff fines and increased insurance rates, and keep your record clean. Liberty Chapel Community Church offers a monthly in-person traffic school program.
HEAP applicants may be eligible for weatherization services. Energy efficiency-improving measures are done in the home to reduce energy costs. This program is available to renters as well as homeowners. Owners of rental property are not charged when these services are provided for their tenants.
Assistance for Paying Energy Bills
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) provides payment assistance with home energy bills. The one time per calendar year payment varies depending on income, household size, and funding. Households facing shutoff (customer has received 15-day or 48-hour notice) may receive immediate help at emergency service sites centrally located in San Mateo, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties. Applicants should call our 1-888-728-3637 toll-free number for current locations and hours.
California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) is a discount rate program offered by PG&E which gives eligible low-income households a 20% discount on their energy bill.
Central Coast Energy Services (CCES)
2018 Wood Stove Change-Out Program - Applicants can receive up to $1,500 to replace an operational, un-certified wood stove, fireplace insert, or open fireplace with a cleaner-burning natural gas, propane, or electric device Income-qualified applicants can receive an additional discount (see attached PDF documents: Program Flier and FAQ)