Parents & Caregivers

Families Act!
805-637-1339

FamiliesACT! brings together concerned individuals, families, and people struggling with mental health and substances issues for mutual support and empowerment

Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
advocacy
Family Care Network
805-781-3535

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.

Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, SLO County
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe)
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
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 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
Parent & Caregiver Resources
therapy-counseling
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
Freedom 4 Youth (F4Y)

Freedom 4 Youth (F4Y) helps fill critical gaps in services for youth who have been incarcerated, through mentorship, case management, supportive networks, and advocacy.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
recovery & aftercare, advocacy
Full Spectrum Recovery
805-966-5100

Full Spectrum Recovery and Counseling is an outpatient treatment clinic known for our cutting-edge and effective approach to treating substance use and behavioral addictions. Our staff also specializes in coaching for life enhancement as well as the treatment of mental health issues.

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
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
Santa Barbara-Goleta, Other
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
805- 242-2175

Good Heart Recovery is a full-service outpatient alcohol and drug rehab & mental health treatment center located in Santa Barbara, California.

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
support groups, therapy-counseling, parent coaching
Goodwill
805-981-0130

Goodwill Industries of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties offers no-cost programs designed to help youth gain the skills and training needed to build a successful future.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Ventura County
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, SLO County, Ventura County, Other
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
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
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, recovery & aftercare, advocacy
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 (mild to moderate)
HopeNet of Carpinteria

HopeNet of Carpinteria is a group of concerned citizens who provide education and resources to prevent suicide.

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

Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Parent & Caregiver Resources
therapy-counseling
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.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, therapy-counseling
House of Pride and Equality

At House of Pride and Equality are a committed and dedicated group that encourages Santa Maria to strive for equity and equality for all in the LGBTQ+ Community through grassroots collective efforts pushing LatinX narratives to the forefront.

Regions
Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, SLO County
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups
Human Trafficking Resources & SB County Task Force
805-259-4692

The task force is comprised of state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as non-profit and faith-based organizations. To report a tip or to get help, call the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888. View the full listing to see a list of local support services.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
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.

Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Parent & Caregiver Resources
parenting classes, education & workshops, basic needs & financial assistance
Jewish Federation of Greater SB
805-957-1115

The Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara is dedicated to building a vibrant and inclusive local Jewish community, to enhancing the well being of Jews in Santa Barbara, Israel and throughout the world, and to strengthening the relationship between the Jewish community and the community at large.

Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
805-893-2049

The Koegel Autism Center provides diagnostic assessments, intervention services, parent support, and clinical training opportunities through its research projects and clinics.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
treatment & intervention (mild to moderate)
Parent & Caregiver Resources
education & workshops
La Ventana Treatment Program
833-435-7458

At La Ventana approach to treatment is designed to address the underlying causes that contribute to challenges faced by those struggling with substance abuse, alcoholism, and mental illness.

Regions
Ventura County
Levels of Care
treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Parent & Caregiver Resources
therapy-counseling
Lompoc Health – Counseling Center
805-875-8850

Through the Lompoc Healthcare District, licensed counselors offer one-on-one, couples, family and group counseling services for anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, stress reduction, assertiveness training, substance abuse and addiction recovery treatment, grief/loss issues and relationships.

Regions
Lompoc
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Parent & Caregiver Resources
therapy-counseling
Love is Respect
866-331-9474

Love is Respect is a national resource to disrupt and prevent unhealthy relationships and intimate partner violence by empowering young people through inclusive and equitable education, support, and resources. Call 866-331-9474, Live Chat, or Text: LOVEIS to 22522

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
Marian Regional Medical Center
844-578-9502

Coming soon…

Regions
Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate)
Meaning Makers Collective
805-637-6083

Through professional development, consulting, and facilitation of meaningful gatherings, we support people and organizations to make meaning of current challenges, repair and strengthen relationships, and develop culture that advances well-being for all.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, SLO County, Ventura County
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
Parent & Caregiver Resources
education & workshops
Mental Health America – MHA
800-273-8255

Online screening tools to help determine whether symptoms relate to a mental health condition.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
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.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), advocacy
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, education & workshops