Santa Barbara Response Network

Santa Barbara Response Network
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.
Counseling Services
peer to peer
Overview of Programs & Services

SBRN offers Psychological First Aid to those who have gone through a traumatic event and request our services. Our aim is to reduce initial distress to prevent long-term trauma. Psychological First Aid is culturally sensitive and we offer services in English and Spanish. We also provide Psychological First Aid (PFA) training to community members, organizations, and businesses that want to develop Psychological First Aid response teams.

SBRN also offers Compassion Centers and Compassion Patrol for larger community responses.

  • A Compassion Center® is established in a neighborhood or center where people have been affected by mass trauma. The center is set up by trained volunteers in Psychological First Aid, to be able to respond to individuals who come in requesting—or in need of—psychological or social support.
  • Compassion Centers® can also include Compassion Patrol®, where volunteers will walk through an affected community, offering psychological first aid and referrals.


School-Based Services & Programs
high school, college campus
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Santa Barbara-Goleta
115 West Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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