Parents & Caregivers

Dietician/Nutritionist: JHN Nutrition
805-448-8461

Julie Hayes-Nadler is a Registered Dietician-Nutritionist helping people achieve optimal well being through sustainable diet and lifestyle changes.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate)
Domestic Violence Solutions
805-964-5245

Domestic Violence Solutions (DVS) for Santa Barbara County’s mission is to provide safety, shelter, and support for individuals and families affected by domestic violence and collaborate with community partners to raise awareness regarding the cause, prevalence, and impact.

DVS is Santa Barbara County’s only full-service provider of 24-hour emergency shelter and services for survivors of domestic violence. We welcome all survivors regardless of race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or citizenship status.

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), crisis response & hotlines, recovery & aftercare, advocacy
Parent & Caregiver Resources
therapy-counseling
Dragonfly Warriors
805-221-8058

Making Communities a Better Place to Live in! Dragonfly Warriors is a multicultural and community-based volunteer organization with an active presence in Santa Maria and Santa Barbara. We are dedicated to building healthier relationships, families, and communities which are free from all kinds of sexual, domestic as well as interpersonal violence. With our five distinct departments, we deliver services of emergency, intervention, prevention, education and advocacy in order to achieve our mission of a violence-free society. 

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, crisis response & hotlines, recovery & aftercare, advocacy
Parent & Caregiver Resources
education & workshops
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
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
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
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe
Levels of Care
advocacy
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups
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 birth, fostering, and adoptive 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 Maria & Guadalupe, SLO County
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Family Counseling and Trauma Healing Center
805-697-7756

Family Counseling and Trauma Healing Center (FCTHC) is dedicated to providing superior and holistic trauma disorder treatment.

Regions
Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc
Levels of Care
treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, 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
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
FirstGen_Resilience

FirstGen_Resilience empowers first-generation college-bound students prepare for college (high school students) and first-generation college students successfully navigate higher education and prepare for life after college. Dr. Ana Guerrero provides guidance, inspiration, and resources using a holistic, culturally relevant approach in English and Spanish.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, SLO County, Ventura County
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Freedom 4 Youth (F4Y)
805-708-1292

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
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
Good Heart Recovery: Outpatient Rehab
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
Gun Violence Prevention and Resources

Local organizations focused on gun violence prevention.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, Santa Maria & Guadalupe, SLO County, Ventura County, Other
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
Parent & Caregiver Resources
education & workshops
Haven Family Resource
805-834-2229

​Perinatal support for mothers including: Mental Health Counseling • Classes & Groups • Massage •
Feeding & Sleep Support • Warm Referrals/ Resources

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate)
Parent & Caregiver Resources
support groups, therapy-counseling, parent coaching, parenting classes, perinatal & postpartum
Health Coach: Terra Thomas
805-705-1777

As a credentialed health coach, I specialize in transforming individuals' and families' relationships with food, eating, and body acceptance.

Regions
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta, Santa Ynez Valley, Lompoc, 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
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Homelessness and Hunger Resources

Local resources serving youth and families on housing and basic needs

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, advocacy
Parent & Caregiver Resources
education & workshops
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
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate)
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
805-316-1356

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
Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara
805-897-1059

The Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara (HACSB) supports youth participants by providing a variety of free or low-cost resources, including academic support and enrichment activities for HACSB youth. Through ongoing partnerships with community agencies we are pleased to offer the following programs.

Regions
Santa Barbara-Goleta
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness
Parent & Caregiver Resources
basic needs & financial assistance, legal services
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, SLO County, Ventura County
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, advocacy
Immigrant Legal Defense Center
805-886-9136

Immigrant Legal Defense Center (ILDC) attorneys provide pro bono legal services to indigent immigrants facing deportation on the Central Coast.

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, legal services