YOUTH & FAMILY MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS

Resource Directory

Find youth behavioral health and wellness resources for Santa Barbara County in our directory for ages 0-25 and their families.

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NAMI SB County
805-884-8440

Our supportive and educational programs and services focus on serious mental health disorders including schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression), major depression, borderline personality disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, severe anxiety disorder and co-occurring brain disorders and substance abuse disorders.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, parenting classes
805.967.9096

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Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
New Beginnings Counseling Center
805-963-7777

New Beginnings Counseling Center offers youth, individual, couples, groups, and family counseling in both English and Spanish. Services are available via telehealth and in-person in our center in downtown Santa Barbara. We can provide therapy to all ages, including elementary school-aged children. We also organize groups for youth. Our current wait time is typically one week. We provide low-cost counseling services on a sliding scale and turns nobody away due to an inability to pay. We can help you explore life transitions, relationship issues, and a variety of concerns, including anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, abuse, compulsive behaviors, substance use, job loss and stress, aging, isolation, and anger management. We

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, therapy-counseling, parenting coaching, parenting classes
805-963-8775

Crisis Hotline: 866-HELP-TEEN Crisis Text: 805-698-6701 [Crisis short-term intervention for youth]. Youth and Family Services (YMCA) operates programs [Noah' Anchorage, St. George Youth Center, My Home] that provide a continuum of care to underserved at-risk youth, young adults and families experiencing homelessness, neglect, and abuse in the greater Santa Barbara area. Youth, young adults, and families in high-risk environments that participate in our services experience greater safety and well-being while they work toward the future. Our staff work alongside those in need to provide case management, education, life skills coaching, counseling and much more all free of charge.

Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, advocacy
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, therapy-counseling, parenting coaching, education & workshops, basic needs & financial assistance, legal services
North County Rape Crisis & Child Protection Center
805-736-8535

The Center is Northern Santa Barbara County’s primary crisis support agency for victims of sexual violence, domestic and child abuse, and human trafficking. We serve Santa Maria, Lompoc, Guadalupe, and surrounding areas. We offer presentations, education and training, and online resources.

Age Groups
Regions
Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), crisis response & hotlines, recovery & aftercare
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups