SB County Behavioral Wellness Child & Family Services

SB County Behavioral Wellness Child & Family Services
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
Counseling Services
therapists, psychologists, psychiatrist, coaching, peer to peer
Therapeutic Specialties
drop-In counseling, telehealth counseling, sexual assault & dating abuse
Youth Treatment Services
support groups, case management
Targeted Youth Populations
LGBTQ+, at-risk youth, foster & adopted youth, undocumented families, transitional age youth (TAY)
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
Overview of Programs & Services

We operate 3 behavioral health clinics for children in Santa Barbara County:

  • Santa Maria: 500 West Foster Road, 934-6385
  • Santa Barbara: 429 N. San Antonio Road, 884-1600
  • Lompoc: 401 East Ocean Avenue, 737-6600

If your child is in crisis, call 888-334-2777. The 24/7 behavioral health crisis helpline for children and teens is called SAFTY.


Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
Fee for Services
Accept Medi-Cal.
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
429 N. San Antonio Road, Santa Barbara, CA
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Organization Type
public: county/state