CALM utilizes a variety of trauma-informed, evidence-based programs and services that effectively treat child abuse and promote healing, as well as programs successful in preventing childhood trauma through family strengthening and support. Services are provided to all in both Spanish and English, at a sliding scale or free of charge if needed; no one is turned away due to inability to pay.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention
Counseling Services:
therapists, psychologists, associate (intern) therapists
Therapeutic Specialties:
telehealth counseling
Youth Treatment Services:
assessments, screening, evaluation, ACE's, support groups
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
support groups, therapy-counseling, parenting coaching, parenting classes, education & workshops
Overview of Programs & Services:

CALM’s mission is to prevent childhood trauma, heal children and families and build resilient communities throughout Santa Barbara County.

CALM services are divided into four departments:
1) Early childhood prevention and intervention (prenatal to 9 years old)
2) Childhood trauma treatment (ages 10-18)
3) Intensive family services – Whatever it Takes (WIT), Be Well referrals – higher level of intervention
4) Community strengthening collaborations, pediatric resilience (0-3 years)

Referral forms:

Santa Barbara
Self-referrals are encouraged to call: (805) 965-2376

Self-referrals are encouraged to call: (805) 741-7460

Santa Maria

Self-referrals are encouraged to call: (805) 614-9160

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School-Based Services & Programs:
preschool, K-6
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?:
Fee for Services:
FREE services., Offer sliding-scale., Accept Medi-Cal.
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
1236 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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