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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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SAFTY
888-334-2777
SAFTY is a mobile Crisis triage and crisis hotline for all youth in Santa Barbara County up through the age of 20. SAFTY provides quick and accessible service to families by providing specialized crisis intervention, in-home support and linkage to mental health services, follow up post crisis and working in collaboration with the child’s existing service providers, SAFTY seeks to keep youth and families safe in their homes and communities.
Levels of Care
crisis response & hotlines
Resource & Referral Support
resource or wellness navigator
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Sanctuary Centers
805-569-2785
Sanctuary Centers is a nonprofit mental health agency that has been specializing in comprehensive mental health treatment since 1976. With over forty years of experience working with adults whose mental health and substance use disorders are often debilitating, Sanctuary Centers has created a unique continuum of care based upon clients’ needs and preexisting gaps in service.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention
Youth Treatment Services
assessments, screening, evaluation, ACE's, anxiety, depression, substance use & addiction
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, therapy-counseling
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
FREE services., Fee for services., Offer sliding-scale., Accept select insurance providers., Accept Medi-Cal.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta
Sansum Clinic
(805) 681-7500
Sansum Clinic's mission is to provide an excellent healthcare experience, recognizing our first priority is the patients we serve.
Levels of Care
treatment & intervention
Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Santa Barbara Response Network
805-699-5608
Santa Barbara Response Network (SBRN) is a grassroots, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting fellow community members’ through traumatic experiences and toward resilient recovery. We respond to those affected by suicide, violence, natural disasters, and any other traumatic incidents.
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Santa Maria Health Care Center
805-346-7230
At Santa Maria Health Care Center we offer services for children, women, adults, and seniors. Our team of dedicated medical, professional, and friendly staff are committed to listening to your needs in a gentle and caring way. Translation services are available and appointments are encouraged. You will never be turned away for care at Santa Barbara County Health Centers for your inability to pay. We have a sliding fee discount program.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Youth Treatment Services
assessments, screening, evaluation, ACE's
Resource & Referral Support
community health educators
Fee for Services
Fee for services., Offer sliding-scale., Accept Medi-Cal.
Regions
Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Santa Maria Joint Union High School District
805-922-4573
Santa Maria Joint Union High School District operates four high schools located in Santa Maria, California. Currently, 7,800 students are enrolled in this district.
Waiting List
Yes
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Santa Maria-Bonita School District
805-928-1783
Categories
The Santa Maria-Bonita School District is committed to a high-quality education for each student, to develop students who are ready for college and careers.
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Santa Ynez Tribal Health Clinic
805-688-7070
Our behavioral health providers treat the entire family. We offer a full range of behavioral health services and have a comprehensive clinical staff comprised of psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychiatry, and Substance Abuse Counseling. We provided outpatient services to patients across the lifespan for a variety of mild-to-moderate behavioral health diagnoses.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention
Waiting List
Yes
Fee for Services
Fee for services., Accept select insurance providers., Accept Medi-Cal.
Regions
Santa Ynez Valley
Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People
805-686-0295
People Helping People is dedicated to improving the lives of men, women and children in the Santa Ynez Valley, Los Alamos and surrounding communities by addressing emergency and basic needs, furnishing comprehensive integrated family and individual support services and acting as a catalyst for positive community change.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, crisis resources & hotlines, advocacy
Youth Treatment Services
support groups, case management, wrap-around services
Wellness Programs for Youth
education, workshops, groups, communication & relationship skills building, mentoring, tutoring & academic support, youth leadership development
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, therapy-counseling, parenting coaching, parenting classes, basic needs & financial assistance
Resource & Referral Support
educational consultant, health or family advocate, resource or wellness navigator
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Santa Ynez Valley, Other
Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District
805-688-6487 x3270
Health and Wellness Center at Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District (SYVUHSD). Our Vision is to provide the SYVUHSD community with education, resources and support to encourage lifelong health and wellness. Our Mission is to offer our school community equal access to on-site and on-line wellness services with the goal of achieving academic and personal success for our high school students.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Youth Treatment Services
support groups
Wellness Programs for Youth
education, workshops, groups, communication & relationship skills building, job training & life skills, mentoring, recreational & youth centers, tutoring & academic support, youth leadership development
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, therapy-counseling, parenting classes, education & workshops
Resource & Referral Support
resource or wellness navigator
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Santa Ynez Valley
SB ACT
805-259-4692
The Santa Barbara Alliance for Community Transformation (SB ACT) collaborates WITH and FOR the marginalized populations of Santa Barbara, to addresses issues from homelessness to trafficking to under-resourced neighborhoods, while actively working for the betterment of their physical, spiritual, emotional, and mental health needs.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
Wellness Programs for Youth
education, workshops, groups
Resource & Referral Support
community health educators
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta
SB County Behavioral Wellness Child & Family Services
888-868-1649
The Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness (BeWell) serves children who are Medi-Cal beneficiaries with serious emotional disturbance and/or substance use disorders. To obtain services, call the 24/7 ACCESS LINE, 888-868-1649 or visit our website.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, crisis response & hotlines, advocacy
Youth Treatment Services
support groups, case management
Wellness Programs for Youth
education, workshops, groups, communication & relationship skills building, job training & life skills, mentoring, tutoring & academic support, youth leadership development
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, therapy-counseling
Resource & Referral Support
resource or wellness navigator
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
Accept Medi-Cal.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
SBCEO logo
805-964-4711
The Santa Barbara County Education Office provides a wide range of programs for youth ages 0-22, including special education, college and career readiness, programs for youth at-promise, instruction in juvenile detention facilities, and child development. Our office also provides services to the 20 school districts within the county’s boundaries.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, advocacy
Youth Treatment Services
wrap-around services
Wellness Programs for Youth
education, workshops, groups, communication & relationship skills building, job training & life skills
Parent & Caregiver Resources
parenting coaching, parenting classes
Resource & Referral Support
health or family advocate, resource or wellness navigator, community health educators
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
SB County Human Trafficking Task Force
(805) 259-4692
The task force is comprised of state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as non-profit and faith-based organizations. To report a tip or to get help, call the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888. View the full listing to see a list of local support services.
Levels of Care
crisis response & hotlines
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
SBCPA Logo
Search our database of over 120 licensed psychologists. Results can be filtered by insurance, style of treatment, and areas treated.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, recovery & postvention
Parent & Caregiver Resources
therapy-counseling
Fee for Services
Fee for services., Offer sliding-scale., Accept select insurance providers.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc
SB Neighborhood Clinics
844-594-0343
Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics is a Federally Qualified Health Center with 8 locations in South Santa Barbara County from the Eastside of Santa Barbara to Isla Vista. Services available are Primary Medical/Dental Healthcare, Behavioral Health including Substance Use Disorder Treatment, with Medically Assisted Treatment and Confidential Family Planning and Reproductive Health Counseling. Insurance, Medi-Cal and patients with no insurance accepted. Sliding Fee Discounts available. Appointments can be made by phone, walk-ins welcome. We provide high quality, comprehensive, affordable healthcare to all people, regardless of ability to pay, in an environment that fosters respect, compassion and dignity.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, recovery & postvention, advocacy
Youth Treatment Services
drug testing, detox program, case management, wrap-around services
Wellness Programs for Youth
education, workshops, groups, other
Parent & Caregiver Resources
therapy-counseling, education & workshops, basic needs & financial assistance
Resource & Referral Support
resource or wellness navigator, community health educators
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
Fee for services., Offer sliding-scale., Accept select insurance providers., Accept Medi-Cal.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta

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