Health and Safety

Victim-Witness Assistance Program

The Victim-Witness Assistance Program provides services to witnesses and victims of crimes of violence or threat of violence. Victim advocates ensure that crime witnesses/victims and their families are kept informed and supported throughout the criminal justice process. If you are a victim or witness to a crime you MUST be accommodated by this program.

Tel: (805) 568-2400         Toll Free: 855-840-3232

Safe Alternatives for Treating Youth (SAFTY)

Safe Alternatives for Treating Youth (SAFTY) is a mobile crisis response service available 24/7 to all Santa Barbara County children and youth up to the age of 21.

Santa Barbara County CALL: 1-888-334-2777. SAFTY is for Crisis Calls Only.

Blood Alcohol Content

Learn how much alcohol it for you to be considered legally intoxicated, as well as how much ONE DRINK is considered. Do you know how much your Blood Alcohol Content is if you have 2 drinks?

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is one of the nation's leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care for women, men, and young people, and the nation's largest provider of sex education. Planned Parenthood also works with partner organizations worldwide to improve the sexual health and well-being of individuals and families everywhere.

In Need of Medi-Cal Benefits? Need to Reinstate Your Medi-Cal?

Foster youth will now be eligible for coverage until age 26, instead of age 18 (or 21 if they participate in Extended Foster Care). The coverage is free for those who qualify, and applications are accepted at any time of the year.

Domestic Violence Solutions

Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County works to end the intergenerational cycle of domestic violence by providing prevention and intervention services and by challenging society's attitudes, beliefs and behaviors to effect social change.

Pregnant Youth- What Are Your Legal Rights?

Have you ever thought about what your reproductive legal rights are?

Beyond Foster Care: Need for Services Beyond the Age of 21

This survey is for California former foster, Independent Living Program (ILP) eligible probation, and dual status youth ages 22 to 35. The purpose of the study is to explore the experiences and need for services of California former foster, ILP eligible probation, and dual status youth who are between the ages of 22 and 35. Participation in the study would last about 20 to 35 minutes. You may choose to withdraw your participation at any time. Your answers will be confidential. The information will be kept in a secure database with no identifying information for the duration of the study. 

The findings of this study will be used to provide suggestions for programs and services that will improve long-term outcomes for former foster, ILP eligible probation, and dual status youth. 

Visit this link in order to complete the survey! 


 

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