Age 4-10

Miles of
SAFTY
888-334-2777
SAFTY is a mobile Crisis triage and crisis hotline for all youth in Santa Barbara County up through the age of 20. SAFTY provides quick and accessible service to families by providing specialized crisis intervention, in-home support and linkage to mental health services, follow up post crisis and working in collaboration with the child’s existing service providers, SAFTY seeks to keep youth and families safe in their homes and communities.
Levels of Care
crisis response & hotlines
Resource & Referral Support
resource or wellness navigator
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Sanctuary Centers
805-569-2785
Sanctuary Centers is a nonprofit mental health agency that has been specializing in comprehensive mental health treatment since 1976. With over forty years of experience working with adults whose mental health and substance use disorders are often debilitating, Sanctuary Centers has created a unique continuum of care based upon clients’ needs and preexisting gaps in service.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention
Youth Treatment Services
assessments, screening, evaluation, ACE's, anxiety, depression, substance use & addiction
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, therapy-counseling
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
FREE services., Fee for services., Offer sliding-scale., Accept select insurance providers., Accept Medi-Cal.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta
Santa Maria-Bonita School District
805-928-1783
Categories
The Santa Maria-Bonita School District is committed to a high-quality education for each student, to develop students who are ready for college and careers.
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Santa Ynez Tribal Health Clinic
805-688-7070
Our behavioral health providers treat the entire family. We offer a full range of behavioral health services and have a comprehensive clinical staff comprised of psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychiatry, and Substance Abuse Counseling. We provided outpatient services to patients across the lifespan for a variety of mild-to-moderate behavioral health diagnoses.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention
Waiting List
Yes
Fee for Services
Fee for services., Accept select insurance providers., Accept Medi-Cal.
Regions
Santa Ynez Valley
Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People
805-686-0295
People Helping People is dedicated to improving the lives of men, women and children in the Santa Ynez Valley, Los Alamos and surrounding communities by addressing emergency and basic needs, furnishing comprehensive integrated family and individual support services and acting as a catalyst for positive community change.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, crisis resources & hotlines, advocacy
Youth Treatment Services
support groups, case management, wrap-around services
Wellness Programs for Youth
education, workshops, groups, communication & relationship skills building, mentoring, tutoring & academic support, youth leadership development
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, therapy-counseling, parenting coaching, parenting classes, basic needs & financial assistance
Resource & Referral Support
educational consultant, health or family advocate, resource or wellness navigator
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Santa Ynez Valley, Other
SB County Behavioral Wellness Child & Family Services
888-868-1649
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
Youth Treatment Services
support groups, case management
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
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
Accept Medi-Cal.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
SBCEO logo
805-964-4711
The Santa Barbara County Education Office provides a wide range of programs for youth ages 0-22, including special education, college and career readiness, programs for youth at-promise, instruction in juvenile detention facilities, and child development. Our office also provides services to the 20 school districts within the county’s boundaries.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, advocacy
Youth Treatment Services
wrap-around services
Wellness Programs for Youth
education, workshops, groups, communication & relationship skills building, job training & life skills
Parent & Caregiver Resources
parenting coaching, parenting classes
Resource & Referral Support
health or family advocate, resource or wellness navigator, community health educators
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
SBCPA Logo
Search our database of over 120 licensed psychologists. Results can be filtered by insurance, style of treatment, and areas treated.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, recovery & postvention
Parent & Caregiver Resources
therapy-counseling
Fee for Services
Fee for services., Offer sliding-scale., Accept select insurance providers.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc
SB Neighborhood Clinics
844-594-0343
Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics is a Federally Qualified Health Center with 8 locations in South Santa Barbara County from the Eastside of Santa Barbara to Isla Vista. Services available are Primary Medical/Dental Healthcare, Behavioral Health including Substance Use Disorder Treatment, with Medically Assisted Treatment and Confidential Family Planning and Reproductive Health Counseling. Insurance, Medi-Cal and patients with no insurance accepted. Sliding Fee Discounts available. Appointments can be made by phone, walk-ins welcome. We provide high quality, comprehensive, affordable healthcare to all people, regardless of ability to pay, in an environment that fosters respect, compassion and dignity.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, recovery & postvention, advocacy
Youth Treatment Services
drug testing, detox program, case management, wrap-around services
Wellness Programs for Youth
education, workshops, groups, other
Parent & Caregiver Resources
therapy-counseling, education & workshops, basic needs & financial assistance
Resource & Referral Support
resource or wellness navigator, community health educators
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
Fee for services., Offer sliding-scale., Accept select insurance providers., Accept Medi-Cal.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta
SB SNAP – Special Needs Adaptive Program
805-452-9039
Link to a calendar of events and list of local resources offering SB Special Needs Adaptive Programs (SNAP)!
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, San Luis Obispo, Ventura County
SB Transgender Advocacy Network
The Santa Barbara Transgender Advocacy Network (SBTAN) offers support groups for youth and families; educates individuals and organizations on best practices for transgender & gender expansive clients, patients, students, congregants and families; creates and develops spaces, actions, and policies that advance the welfare of transgender and diverse gender non-conforming individuals and their families.
Wellness Programs for Youth
education, workshops, groups
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups
Services for undocumented Individuals provided?
YES
Fee for Services
FREE services.
SB Unified School District
805-963-4338
SBUSD has an intentional focus on creating and maintaining positive learning environments that value relationships, equity, and social-emotional growth. We aim to offer early and ongoing support to students and families using the Santa Barbara Unified School-Based Mental Health Services Referral Model. We also offer district virtual wellness resources and opportunities to encourage students, families, and staff to practice self-care in collaboration with community partners. For more information please contact your counselor, Dean (secondary 7th-12th), or Principal (elementary K-6th).
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Youth Treatment Services
support groups
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, parenting classes, education & workshops, basic needs & financial assistance
Resource & Referral Support
resource or wellness navigator
Waiting List
Yes
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta
SBCAMFT – CA Assoc of Marriage & Family Therapists
Use the SBCAMFT directory to find licensed therapists with various specialties.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention, recovery & postvention
Parent & Caregiver Resources
therapy-counseling
Fee for Services
Fee for services., Offer sliding-scale., Accept select insurance providers.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc
SELPA – SB County Special Education Local Plan Area
805-683-1424
Special education programs are available to all eligible students with disabilities, ages birth to 21 in Santa Barbara County. SBC-SELPA is a joint powers agency that provides oversight, guidance, training and support to member local education agencies (LEAs), parents, guardians, and the community related to identifying and providing compliant, best practice Individualized Education Plan(IEP) Services to students with disabilities.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention
Youth Treatment Services
assessments, screening, evaluation, ACE's, students with disabilities
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
St. George Youth Center
805-685-9170
Categories
St. George Youth Center provides a safe, fun, alternative space for teens during after-school hours. The youth center is open to young people in grades 5 -12. Our goal is to create a space where all youth and teens feel safe, supported and empowered to be the best version of themselves.
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, recovery & aftercare
Wellness Programs for Youth
education, workshops, groups, mentoring, recreational & youth centers, tutoring & academic support, youth leadership development
Parent & Caregiver Resources
education & workshops
Resource & Referral Support
health or family advocate, resource or wellness navigator
Fee for Services
FREE services.
Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta