Age 4-10

988, 911, 211, Crisis & Helplines
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Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, SLO County, Ventura County
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), crisis response & hotlines, recovery & aftercare
American Indian Health & Services
805-681-7144

The Behavioral Health Department at American Indian Health & Services provides services that are reflective of the “Circle of Well-being” that encompasses the health of the mind, body and spirit. We offer individual and group counseling, and provide referrals linking clients to appropriate programs and agencies for counseling and treatment.

Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare, advocacy
Apples to Zucchini Cooking School
805-452-3497

Apple to Zucchini Cooking School offers cooking classes for a variety of children, teens, and adults, helping them prepare delicious, nutritious, and affordable meals.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Parent & Caregiver Resources
education & workshops
Boys & Girls Club
805-681-1315

To enable all young people, especially, those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens

Age Groups
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Bridge Clinic – SB Neighborhood Clinics
805-324-8336

The Bridge Clinic of Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics (SBNC) serves patients with substance use disorders and a desire for treatment, with no unstable medical, psychiatric, or behavioral symptoms or problems that would require a higher level of care than an outpatient setting.

Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Parent & Caregiver Resources
therapy-counseling
Buellton Union School District
805-686-2767

Buellton Union School District serves students in pre-kindergarten through 8th grade at Oak Valley Elementary and Jonata Middle Schools. Students in our district are offered a variety of wellness resources and support.

Age Groups
Regions
Santa Ynez Valley
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Parent & Caregiver Resources
education & workshops
Buellton Union School District
805-686-2767

Buellton Union School District serves students in pre-kindergarten through 8th grade at Oak Valley Elementary and Jonata Middle Schools. Students in our district are offered a variety of wellness resources and support.

Age Groups
Regions
Santa Ynez Valley
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Parent & Caregiver Resources
education & workshops
Cal-FURS – CA Family Urgent Response System
833-939-3877

Cal-FURS is for current and former FOSTER YOUTH and their CAREGIVERS. Designed to provide immediate (24/7), trauma-informed support when they need it. Prevent placement moves. Preserve the relationship between the child or youth and their caregiver. Provide a trauma-informed alternative for families who previously resorted to calling 911 or law enforcement. Reduce hospitalizations, law enforcement contacts, and placement in out-of-home facilities. Promote healing as a family. Improve retention of current foster caregivers. Promote stability for youth in foster care, including youth in extended foster care.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, SLO County, Ventura County, Other
Levels of Care
crisis response & hotlines
California Counseling Clinics
805-586-2400

We offer long-term therapy, brief therapy, group therapy, psychological assessments,
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Social Anxiety and Solution-Focused Single Session therapy.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
CALM
805-965-2376

CALM utilizes a variety of trauma-informed, evidence-based programs and services that effectively treat child abuse and promote healing, as well as programs successful in preventing childhood trauma through family strengthening and support. Services are provided to all in both Spanish and English, at a sliding scale or free of charge if needed; no one is turned away due to inability to pay.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Lompoc
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, therapy-counseling, parenting coaching, parenting classes
Carpinteria Children’s Project
805-566-1600

Healthy families. Successful children. Strong community. It takes a village to raise a child, and the Carpinteria Children’s Project aims to coordinate the efforts in the village so that all families and children are healthy and successful. We are the coordinating hub of the Thrive Carpinteria Partner Network, a formal partnership of early childhood education and social services providers who serve families as a team. Even with the network, there are some gaps in services in Carpinteria, and so the Carpinteria Children’s Project provides direct services in early childhood education and family support. When other gaps in available services arise, we reach out to other resources in the county to fill them.

Regions
Carpinteria
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, crisis resources & hotlines, advocacy
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, therapy-counseling, parenting coaching, parenting classes, education & workshops, basic needs & financial assistance, legal services
805-560-1050

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Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, crisis response & hotlines, recovery & aftercare
Carpinteria Unified School District
805-684-4511

The Carpinteria Unified School District, in partnership with the community and parents, believes that all students can learn and are capable of being successful in our diverse society. We are committed to providing a quality educational program in a caring, positive environment which promotes self-esteem and mutual respect. CUSD provides comprehensive child and adolescent mental health services that are child and family centered, culturally sensitive, and strengths based. Services are offered at schools and in the community to ensure greatest access.

Regions
Carpinteria
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, therapy-counseling, parenting coaching, parenting classes
Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families
805-366-4040

Casa Pacifica provides an array of Mental health services for youth within Santa Barbara County and Ventura County. Casa Pacifica offers adolescent and family services designed to treat victims of abuse and neglect, substance abuse, homelessness, and other behavioral and mental health issues. Our Camarillo, Santa Barbara, and Santa Maria offices work with more than 2,100 of the most vulnerable children and their families annually.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, Ventura County
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Parent & Caregiver Resources
therapy-counseling, parenting coaching, parenting classes
CenCal Health
805-685-9525

CenCal Health is the Medi-Cal Managed Care Health Plan for Santa Barbara County's low income residents. Medi-Cal ensures that children and adults with limited income and resources can receive medical, mental, and behavioral health services at little or no cost. CenCal HEALTH members have access to services addressing mild to moderate mental health challenges and substance use.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Children & Family Resource Services
805-964-4711

CFRS is a non-profit organization 501(c)(3) under the umbrella of the Santa Barbara County Education Office. We have three programs within our department:

Welcome Every Baby/Family Connects (WEB/FC) is an evidenced-based community-wide nurse home visitation program for parents of newborns and is inclusive of all income and socioeconomic levels. The visits assess maternal/newborn health and psychosocial status, provide parent education, and lactation support and a warm handoff to community services.

Health Linkages provides dental screening, oral health education and fluoride varnishes to low-income children in targeted subsidized preschool, childcare and elementary school programs in Santa Barbara County. The orthodontia program also provides braces for middle school youth in specific communities and schools.
Health screenings and social support services are offered to early childhood education and care programs. Access to health care is made available to community members of all ages through Medi-Cal enrollment and health navigation assistance.

Santa Barbara County Promotores Network operates under the CFRS department by providing staffing and infrastructure support to connect promotores with agencies and programs designed to support and advocate for healthy communities through outreach, education, policy change and linking resources. They are Spanish speaking members of the Latinx community who understand and respect the traditional beliefs of their community and help agencies integrate these cultural beliefs in their programs and services.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
advocacy
Parent & Caregiver Resources
parenting coaching, parenting classes
Community Counseling and Education Center (CCEC)
805-962-3363

Community Counseling and Education Center (CCEC) offers sliding-scale, bilingual mental health counseling to adults, children, teens, couples, and families. Please visit our website to schedule a phone intake appointment.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Parent & Caregiver Resources
therapy-counseling
Community Health Centers of the Central Coast (CHC)
866-614-4636

Community Health Centers (CHC) Behavioral Health Department continues to champion the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual health needs of our patients and community.

Services of the integrated care model include:
- Individual Counseling
- Group & Family Counseling
- Medication Management
- Support Groups

Regions
Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups
Cottage Health
805-682-7111

Cottage Health is a not-for-profit hospital system that includes Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Cottage Children's Medical Center, Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital, Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital and Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, Urgent Care Centers and Cottage Virtual Care - Virtual Visits.

Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, crisis response & hotlines
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

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Parent & Caregiver Resources
therapy-counseling
Family Resource Centers (FRCs)
805-681-4678

Family resource centers (FRCs) are inclusive community hubs for family wellbeing, children’s healthy growth and development, civic engagement, and community transformation.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
Parent & Caregiver Resources
parenting coaching, education & workshops, basic needs & financial assistance
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.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, therapy-counseling, parenting coaching, parenting classes
Family Therapy Institute of SB
805-882-2400

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.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
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.

Regions
Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), advocacy
Parent & Caregiver Resources
parenting classes
Girls Inc. of Carpinteria
805-684-6364

Girls Inc. of Carpinteria offers after school enrichment programs, summer day camps, college bound programs in STEM, empowerment workshops, and programming on literacy and healthy sexuality with Carpinteria Unified School District.

Regions
Carpinteria, Ventura County
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara
805-963-4757

Through after-school and summer enrichment programs serving girls in grades TK-12, the Girls Inc. Experience equips girls and teens to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers, and grow up healthy, educated, and independent.

Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
Goleta Union School District
805-681-1200

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.

Regions
Other
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Guadalupe Union School District
805-343-2114

The Guadalupe Union School District will provide each student with the academic, social, and technological skills that will prepare them for a successful high school experience.

Age Groups
Regions
Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center
805-964-1519

Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center employs equine-assisted services to inspire, strengthen, and motivate people of all ages and capabilities.

Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
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.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention