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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. Expand on the information below by clicking on any of the organization's name or logo to see a full view. Visit our Community Calendar to find support groups, workshops, and more.

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Eating Disorders Anonymous EDA
N/A
Categories:
Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA) is a fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from their eating disorders. People can and do fully recover from having an eating disorder. In EDA, we help one another identify and claim milestones of recovery.
Levels of Care:
treatment & intervention, recovery & postvention
Youth Treatment Services:
support groups, eating disorders
Fee for Services:
FREE services.
Regions:
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, San Luis Obispo, Ventura County
Elements Counseling Center
805-349-2255
Elements Counseling Group offers a wide arrange of services, including: Individual, Couples, Families, Groups, Psycho-education & Youth Empowerment Workshops.

​We offer flat rates for all Groups and Educational Services and a sliding scale for counseling
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention
Wellness Programs for Youth:
education, workshops, groups, job training & life skills, mentoring, youth leadership development
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
therapy-counseling
Fee for Services:
Fee for services., Offer sliding-scale., Accept select insurance providers.
Regions:
Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Evolve Treatment Centers
805-628-4619
Categories:
We offer the highest caliber of evidence-based treatment for teens, 12 to 17 years old, who struggle with mental health, substance abuse, and/or behavioral issues. Evolve offers a full continuum of care, including Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Partial Hospitalization (PHP), and Residential Treatment Centers (RTC).
Levels of Care:
treatment & intervention
Youth Treatment Services:
ADHD, ADD, anxiety, depression, substance use & addiction, intensive out-patient program (IOP), partial hospitalization program (PHP), residential treatment center (RTC)
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
support groups, education & workshops
Fee for Services:
Fee for services., Accept select insurance providers.
Regions:
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, San Luis Obispo, Ventura County, Other
Family Care Network
805-781-3535
Categories:
Family Care Network, Inc. (FCNI) is a Community-Based Organization, serving San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara counties through multiple programs designed to strengthen and preserve families and individuals impacted by trauma related to abuse, neglect, homelessness, chronic poverty and/or unmet mental health needs. Programs are delivered in partnership with public and private agencies and the community.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention
Youth Treatment Services:
support groups, case management
Wellness Programs for Youth:
education, workshops, groups, communication & relationship skills building, job training & life skills, tutoring & academic support, other
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?:
YES
Fee for Services:
FREE services.
Regions:
Santa Barbara-Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, San Luis Obispo
Family Service Agency (FSA)
805-965-1001
Family Service Agency of Santa Barbara County’s transformative programs provide underserved youth and families with solutions to immediate needs, along with essential tools for increased long term self-sufficiency and empowerment. We are committed to providing mental health services where they are needed most: in the community. Eighty percent of our services are delivered on school campuses, at community centers and in clients’ homes. During the pandemic, we have transitioned to providing the majority of our services via Telehealth. Our programs combine clinical expertise, bilingual and bicultural staff, and close collaboration with other nonprofit, educational and government organizations. Services are provided free or on a sliding-fee scale with no one denied access because of an inability to pay.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, advocacy
Youth Treatment Services:
assessments, screening, evaluation, case management
Wellness Programs for Youth:
mentoring
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
support groups, therapy-counseling, parenting coaching, parenting classes, education & workshops, basic needs & financial assistance
Resource & Referral Support:
health or family advocate
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?:
YES
Fee for Services:
FREE services., Offer sliding-scale., Accept select insurance providers., Accept Medi-Cal.
Regions:
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Family Therapy Institute of SB
805-882-2400 x115
For the past 30+ years, FTI has provided affordable counseling on a sliding scale fee basis for individual, couples, families, and children in Santa Barbara County. Our mission is to make families of all incomes, ethnic backgrounds, and sizes, safe, healthy and loving environments for children, and to teach adults skills of communication and conflict resolution to make their relationships more productive and satisfying.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention
Waiting List:
Yes
Fee for Services:
Fee for services., Offer sliding-scale., Accept select insurance providers.
Regions:
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta
Fighting Back Santa Maria Valley
805-346-1774
Fighting Back Santa Maria Valley's mission is: "To partner with members of the community to achieve resiliency against substance use, reductions in violence, and promote a healthy and safe environment for our youth and families." We do this by establishing relationships not only with the youth and families we work with but also all our community stakeholders.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, advocacy
Youth Treatment Services:
drug testing, case management
Wellness Programs for Youth:
education, workshops, groups, communication & relationship skills building, mentoring, tutoring & academic support, youth leadership development
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
parenting classes, education & workshops, basic needs & financial assistance
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?:
YES
Fee for Services:
FREE services.
Regions:
Santa Maria & Guadalupe
805-966-5100
Full Spectrum Recovery and Counseling is an outpatient treatment clinic in Santa Barbara. We are known for our cutting-edge and effective approach to treating substance use and behavioral addictions. In addition to our expertise in addiction treatment, our staff also specializes in coaching for life enhancement as well as the treatment of mental health issues. These issues not only co-occur with addictions but also exist in their own accord, such as depression, anxiety, and trauma.
Levels of Care:
treatment & intervention, recovery & postvention
Wellness Programs for Youth:
communication & relationship skills building
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
therapy-counseling
Regions:
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Future Leaders of America
805-642-6208
In service to community, Future Leaders of America provides high school youth with leadership training, educational experiences, and promotes the personal development of youth and families, for the purpose of fostering a greater awareness and participation in responsible leadership in a global and democratic society.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness
Wellness Programs for Youth:
education, workshops, groups, job training & life skills, youth leadership development
Regions:
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, Ventura County
Goleta Union School District
805-681-1200 x2242 - Pupil Services
Each school offers extensive academic support and if needed school-based counseling services. Please contact your teacher or principal or call the main office for questions. There are licensed school psychologists, community liaisons, nurses, school social worker as well as other specialists available.
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
education & workshops
Fee for Services:
FREE services.
Regions:
Other
805- 242-2175
Good Heart Recovery is a full-service outpatient alcohol and drug rehab & mental health treatment center located in Santa Barbara, California.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, recovery & postvention
Youth Treatment Services:
anxiety, bipolar, depression, PTSD, substance use & addiction, intensive out-patient program (IOP)
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
support groups, therapy-counseling, parenting coaching
Fee for Services:
Fee for services., Accept select insurance providers.
Regions:
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Hope Counseling Center
805-681-7384
Hope Counseling Center is a non-profit organization staffed by professionally trained and licensed therapists in the field of Marriage and Family Therapy and Clinical Psychology. We are dedicated to the values of love, integrity, respect, acceptance and growth. We combine professional and clinical competence with faith-based wisdom, warmth and compassion to bring hope and healing to the many adults, children, couples, and families we serve.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention
Fee for Services:
FREE services., Fee for services., Offer sliding-scale., Accept select insurance providers., Accept Medi-Cal.
Regions:
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley
805-699-6097
Categories:
A retreat center where programs and services can be offered and to address the trauma, abuse, abandonment, and neglect of a sex trafficking survivor.
Levels of Care:
treatment & intervention, recovery & postvention
Youth Treatment Services:
residential treatment center (RTC)
Wellness Programs for Youth:
education, workshops, groups
Regions:
Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley
Hope School District
(805) 682-2564
Categories:
Hope School District serves students in TK through 6th grade at three schools, Hope Elementary, Vieja Valley Elementary, and Monte Vista Elementary. Students in our district are offered a variety of wellness resources and support.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness
Wellness Programs for Youth:
education, workshops, groups, communication & relationship skills building, recreational & youth centers, tutoring & academic support
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
parenting classes, education & workshops
Resource & Referral Support:
health or family advocate
Fee for Services:
FREE services.
Regions:
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Hosford Counseling Clinic at UCSB
805-893-8064
The Hosford Counseling and Psychological Services Clinic at UCSB provides low-cost psychotherapy, counseling, and assessment services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention
Youth Treatment Services:
assessments, screening, evaluation
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
therapy-counseling
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?:
YES
Fee for Services:
Fee for services., Offer sliding-scale., We don't take insurance.
Regions:
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Hospice of Santa Barbara
805-563-8820
Our mission is to care for anyone experiencing the impact of serious illness or grieving the death of a loved one. We offer individual GRIEF COUNSELING for adults and children, support groups and care management services, free of charge. Hablamos español. Wait time for an appointment varies so it is best to call for current status.
Levels of Care:
treatment & intervention
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
support groups, therapy-counseling
Resource & Referral Support:
resource or wellness navigator
Fee for Services:
FREE services.
Regions:
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta
Independent Living Resource Center (Support for Individuals with Disabilities)
805-963-0595
Categories:
Promote independent living and full access for individuals with disabilities through advocacy, education and action in our communities.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness, advocacy
Youth Treatment Services:
support groups, wrap-around services
Wellness Programs for Youth:
mentoring
Resource & Referral Support:
educational consultant, resource or wellness navigator
Regions:
Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, San Luis Obispo, Ventura County
Isla Vista Youth Projects, Family Resource Center
805-685-6900
IVYP mitigates the effects of poverty, racism and trauma by providing high-quality, trauma-informed child care, comprehensive, culturally sensitive family support, and visionary community leadership.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
parenting classes, basic needs & financial assistance
Resource & Referral Support:
health or family advocate
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?:
YES
Fee for Services:
FREE services.
Regions:
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Just Communities
805-966-2063
Just Communities envisions and equitable and inclusive Central Coast where all people are connected, respected, and valued. We advance justice by building leadership, fostering change, and dismantling all forms of prejudice, discrimination, and oppression. Just communities CAN DO! Program supports and amplifies youth efforts in creating real and meaningful change for social justice through their ideas and visions; to increase the education and awareness of youth leaders and their peers; and to prepare members to become effective youth and civic leaders and facilitators in their schools, community, and other Just Communities programs. Additionally, Just Communities provides Family Programs which serve to address topics such as Implicit Bias, Equitable & Effective Education, Langauge Justice, and Culturally Relevant Curriculum while offering spaces for families to be heard, respected, and valued.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness, recovery & postvention
Fee for Services:
FREE services.
Regions:
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, Ventura County
805-229-1737
Categories:
KIND MIND brings social-emotional learning based in mindfulness and nature-connection to support both students and teachers. Instruction is both remote and in-person to meet the various needs of our partner schools. With cultural sensitivity & a trauma-informed approach, we empower and collaborate with administrators, principals and teachers to implement Kind Mind tailored to each unique district, school, grade-level, & classroom.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness
Wellness Programs for Youth:
classroom curriculum
Regions:
Santa Barbara-Goleta
LifeStance Health
805-681-0035
LifeStance Health provides behavioral health through quick access to psychiatric & psychological care.
Levels of Care:
treatment & intervention
Youth Treatment Services:
ADHD, ADD, anxiety, bipolar, depression, eating disorders, OCD, psychosis, PTSD
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
therapy-counseling
Fee for Services:
Accept select insurance providers.
Regions:
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Lompoc Unified School District
805-742-3300
The Lompoc Unified School District (LUSD) offers a quality educational program to 9,800 students from K-12th grade. Our district emphasizes cooperation, collaboration and individualized learning at all levels, and it is our top priority to ensure our students have the skills and resources they need to graduate high school and be prepared for college or good-paying jobs.
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?:
YES
Fee for Services:
FREE services.
Regions:
Lompoc
Mental Wellness Center
805-884-8440
For nearly 75 years, the Mental Wellness Center has been building hope for individuals and families, providing support in recovery and raising awareness of mental health within the Santa Barbara community.

The Mental Wellness Center provides mental health education to local students, a residential services program which safely provides a home to more than 100 community members across seven residential sites, and serves individuals & families impacted by mental illness through support groups, employment services and social connection programs like the Fellowship Club, an on-site social day club and safe space with resources for those living with mental health challenges.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness, advocacy
Wellness Programs for Youth:
education, workshops, groups, communication & relationship skills building, youth leadership development
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
support groups
Resource & Referral Support:
health or family advocate
Waiting List:
Yes
Fee for Services:
FREE services.
Regions:
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Mi Vida, Mi Voz
805-705-4846
Mi Vida, Mi Voz (MVMV) is a local community collaboration of organizations, sponsored by Hospice of Santa Barbara, focused on collecting information about community resources in five basic categories: Health; Basic Needs (food, financial support, housing, legal); Mental Health; Children & Families; and Seniors. MVMV ensures the information is bilingual, accurate, and relevant and then partners with trusted networks of community leaders and organizations to ensure information is disseminated through methods already utilized by this community to access information.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
basic needs & financial assistance
Resource & Referral Support:
resource or wellness navigator
Fee for Services:
FREE services.
Regions:
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Mission Harbor Behavioral Health
805-209-4446
Mission Harbor offers individual and group therapy for mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, trauma, and substance use disorder. We offer separate group tracks to help forge community and connection. Individual therapy modalities include EMDR for trauma, ERP for OCD, CBT and DBT.
Levels of Care:
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, recovery & postvention, advocacy
Youth Treatment Services:
support groups, drug testing, substance use & addiction, intensive out-patient program (IOP), partial hospitalization program (PHP), case management
Wellness Programs for Youth:
education, workshops, groups, communication & relationship skills building
Parent & Caregiver Resources:
support groups, therapy-counseling, parenting coaching
Resource & Referral Support:
resource or wellness navigator
Fee for Services:
Accept select insurance providers.
Regions:
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley

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