Noah’s Anchorage, My Home

Noah’s Anchorage, My Home
Crisis Hotline: 805-963-8775 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.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, crisis resources & hotlines, recovery & postvention, advocacy
Counseling Services:
therapists, associate (intern) therapists, coaching, peer to peer
Therapeutic Specialties:
drop-In counseling, telehealth counseling, bereavement/grief
Youth Treatment Services:
support groups, case management, wrap-around services
Targeted Youth Populations:
LGBTQ+, at-risk youth, undocumented families, transitional age youth (TAY)
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, other
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
support groups, therapy-counseling, parenting coaching, education & workshops, basic needs & financial assistance, legal services
Resource & Referral Support:
educational consultant, health or family advocate, resource or wellness navigator
Overview of Programs & Services:

Crisis Hotline: 1-866-HELP-TEEN

Noah’s Anchorage is a licensed eight-bed runaway and homeless shelter for youth age 12-17. Services are free and provide drop-in supports and temporary housing, counseling, and basic needs to be met. Services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Available services at Noah’s include:

  • Overnight shelter for youth up to the age of 18
  • Showers for youth up to the age of 18
  • Food
  • Hygiene products and clothing
  • Laundry services
  • Personal property storage
  • Crisis counseling for individuals and families (video conferencing available)
  • Drop in hours for youth up to the age of 21 – 9:00am – 2:00pm, 7 days a week

My Home provides services to youth 18-24 experiencing or who are at risk for homelessness. YMCA staff working on housing solutions and counseling to build a path to independence. My Home is a partnership with the City of Santa Barbara Housing Authority and County Child Welfare Services. (805) 560-8250

Noah’s Anchorage, My Home, and St. George are programs of Youth and Family Services (YMCA-Channel Islands)

Services for undocumented Individuals provided?:
Fee for Services:
FREE services.
Santa Barbara-Goleta
301 West Figueroa St., Santa Barbara 93103
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