Resources

Answering an Eviction Defense Packet 2004

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Emergency Dispatch
911

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233

Carpinteria Police
5775 Carpinteria Avenue
Carpinteria, CA
(805) 684-4561

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department
5775 Carpinteria Avenue
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-4561

Isla Vista Foot Patrol
6446 Pardall Road #A
Isla Vista, CA 93117
(805) 681-4179

Marshal’s Office
1105 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 568-2900
Fax: 568-2909

Poison Control
Emergency Phone: 1-800-222-1222 (San Diego)

Santa Barbara City Fire Department
121 W. Carrillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 965-5254
4410 Cathedral Oaks
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 681-5500

Santa Barbara City Police
215 E. Figueroa Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 897-2300

Santa Barbara County Sheriff
4434 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 681-4100
(805) 681-4434

REFERRAL DIRECTORY

Santa Barbara County Family Service Agency
If you are experiencing difficulty locating any specific program, dial 2-1-1 for a 24-7 Bilingual Helpline

COMMUNITY SERVICES

American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California (ACLU)
Executive Director: Ramona Ripston
1616 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90096
(213) 977-9500
www.aclu-sc.org
SB Chapter deals only with grassroots advocacy, legal issues should be referred to LA office.

Casa De La Raza
601 East Montecito
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 965-8581
Fax: 965-6451

Catholic Charities
609 E. Haley St.
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 965-7045
Possible financial assistance offered.

Carpinteria Senior Center (P/O)
941 Walnut Street
Carpinteria, CA
(805) 684-6090

Community Action Commission (CAC)
5638 Hollister Ave., Suite 230
Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 964-8857
Administers programs to improve living conditions for low-income persons, and to help them become self-sufficient.

C.R.I.S Directory
Community Resource Information Service
123 W. Gutierrez Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 965-1001
Fax: (805) 965-2178

Goleta Senior Center (P/O)
5679 Hollister Ave.
Goleta, CA
(805) 683-1124

Goleta Valley Community Center (P/O)
Conference Room
5679 Hollister Ave.
Goleta, CA
(805) 683-1124

Family Court Services
1100 Anacapa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Santa Barbara: (805) 568-3133
Santa Maria: (805) 346-1476

Family Service Agency
123 W. Gutierrez Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 965-1001
Fax: 965-2178
Family crises & counseling; bilingual; sliding scale.

Fatherhood Coalition
P.O. Box 90813
Santa Barbara, CA 93190
(805) 708-6655

Franklin Neighborhood Center (P/O)
1136 E. Montecito Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 963-7605
Clinic: (805) 568-2099
Fax: 963-7607

Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP)
(805) 928-5663
Located in Santa Maria but will assist Santa Barbara county residents.

Isla Vista Tenants’ Union
IV Community Center
6550 Pardall Rd, Unit B (located above Grafikart)
Isla Vista, CA 93117
805-968-6704

Jewish Community Service
524 Chapala Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 957-1116
Fax: 957-9230
Possible financial assistance offered.

Lower Westside Center
629 Coronel Place
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 963-7537

Salvation Army
423 Chapala Street
P.O. Box 6190
Santa Barbara, CA 93160
(805) 964-8738

Saint Vincent de Paul
4200 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 683-6381
Possible financial assistance offered.

Unity Shoppe
1236 Chapala Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 965-4122
By referrals only, provides year-round services for low-income families. Offers a positive environment, education services for youths.

Westside Community Center (P/O)
423 W. Victoria Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 897-2560


CONSUMER SERVICES

Better Business Bureau
(805) 963-8657

Consumer Advocate Program
District Attorney’s Office
118 E. Figueroa Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 568-2390
Consumer complaint filing

Consumer Credit Counseling Service
(805) 964-2227
Free Service. Works with creditors to arrange payments. Does not offer legal advice.

Department of Consumer Affairs
(800) 952-5210
Consumer complaints

Department of Real Estate
320 W. 4th Street, suite 350
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 620-2072
Complaints against brokers or real estate agents.

Environmental Defense Center
906 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-1622
Fax: 962-3052

Federal Trade Commission
Bureau of Consumer Protection & Office of Consumer and Business Education
1-877-FTC-HELP (382-4357)
www.ftc.gov
File complaints

The Bar Association of Santa Barbara County
123 W. Padre Street, Suite E
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 569-5511 Fax: 569-2888

The Bar Association of Ventura County
(805) 650-7599

The State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 538-2280

 


 

 

COUNSELING SERVICES

Anger Management Counseling Services
610 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 966-5446

24-Hour Helpline
Santa Barbara: (805) 692-4011
Lompoc: (805) 734-2711
Santa Ynez: (805) 688-1905
Santa Maria: (805) 928-5818

Child Abuse Listening Mediation (C.A.L.M.)
1236 Chapala Street
Santa Barbara. CA
calm4kids@aol.com
(805) 965-2376

Community Counseling Center
923 Olive Street Suite 1
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 962-3363

Consumer Credit Counseling Service
(805) 964-2227
Works with creditors to arrange payments. Does not offer legal advice.

New Beginning Counseling
324 E. Carrillo Street, Suite C
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-8135

Isla Vista Counseling Center
970 Embarcadero del Mar
Isla Vista, CA 93117
(805) 968-3044

Santa Barbara Counseling Center
1333 De La Vina Street, Ste. B
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-4357
Senior 55 and up counseling non-profit accept donations.

Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center Counseling Services
433 E. Canon Perdido
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Hotline: (805) 564-3696
Office: (805) 963-6832

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Adult Protective Services
234 Camino del Remedio
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 681-4650

Bankruptcy Court
1415 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 884-4800

City Building Inspector
Department of Building & Safety
Carpinteria (805) 684-5405 X 409
Santa Barbara (805) 897-2676

City Hall
735 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 963-0611

Child Welfare Services
234 Camino Del Remedio
Santa Barbara, CA 93110-1369
(805) 681-4464
Fax: (805) 681-4403

Chile Abuse Reporting Hotline
1-800-367-0166
After hours, weekends, or holidays, call the sheriff:
(805) 683-2724

Department of Building & Safety
City of Santa Barbara
(805) 564-5485 Building and Safety
(805) 564-5461 Housing and Redevelopment
(805) 564-5470 Planning

Department of Planning and Development
County of Santa Barbara
(805) 568-2000- Administration
(805) 568-3030- Building and Safety

Department of Housing and Community Development
County of Santa Barbara
(805) 568-3520

Child Support Services
District Attorney
4 E. Carrillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 568-2330

Department of Child Support Services
4 East Carrillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
1-800-818-1386
Fax: 568-2387

Department of Consumer Affairs
1-800-952-5210
Consumer complaints

Department Fair Employment
State of California
2014 T Street Suite 210
Sacramento, CA
1-800-884-1684
Fax: 1(916) 227-2859
www.dfeh.ca.gov

Department Fair Housing
State of California
2014 T Street Suite 210
Sacramento, CA
1-800-233-3212
Fax: (510) 622-2956
www.dfeh.ca.gov

Department of Fair Housing Office
630 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 564-5461
contact Sue Gray

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
535 Castillo Street
Santa Barbara, SB 93101
(800) 777-0133

District Attorney
Santa Barbara County
Fiscal del Distrito
1105 Santa Barbara Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 568-2300

Environmental Health
225 Camino Del Remedio
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 681-4900

Environmentally Safe Products
(805) 962-2685
www.ekas.org/sites/ecoproducts.html

Franchise Tax Board
300 South Spring Street, Suite 5704
Los Angeles, CA 90013-1265
(800) 0013-1265

National HATE Crime Reporting Hotline
(800) 347-HATE

Health Inspector
Lloyd Simms
225 Camino Del Remedio
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 681-4900
Fax: (805) 681-4901

Housing Authority
City of Santa Barbara
808 Laguna Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 965-10715575
Armitos Avenue
Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 967-3402
Government assistance with housing for qualified county residents.

Internal Revenue Service
1332 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 564-7555
1-800-829-1040
Federal tax information & assistance-problem resolution

Small Claims Court Advisor
(805) 568-3303
Leave name and number, call will be returned.

Small Claims Court Office
County of Santa Barbara
1100 Anacapa Street
2nd Floor
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 568-2770

Department of Social Services
County of Santa Barbara
234 Camino Del Remedio
Santa Barbara, CA 93110-1369
(805) 681-4400
AFDC, Food Stamps, Medi-Cal, General Relief applications can be completed over the phone.

Social Security Administration (SSA)
355 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-7806
1-800-772-1213 (24 hrs)
TTY: 1-800-325-0778

Superior Court
1100 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93121-1107
(805) 568-2220
Fax: 568-3137

U.S. Post Office
836 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93102
(805) 564-2226 or 1-800-275-8777
www.usps.gov

Office of Children’s Issues
U.S. Department of State
1-888-407-4747
travel.state.gov/family/family_1732.html
International parental child abduction, adopting from another country, overseas child support enforcement, & child protection

Santa Barbara Coastal Vector Control District
(805) 969-5050 Fax: (805) 969-5643

Victim/Witness Assistance Program
Office of the District Attorney
Courthouse Annex
118 E. Figueroa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 568-2408

Santa Barbara Public Health: Women, Infants & Children
315 Camino Del Remedio
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 681-5275
(805) 681-4755
Government assistance for pregnant, nursing mothers (offered until child turns 5)

HOUSING AGENCIES IN SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

City Housing Authority
805-965-1071

County Housing Authority
805-967-3402

Community Housing
805-963-9644

People’s Self Help
805-962-5152

Legal/Community Resources

Santa Barbara County Bar Association
15 West Carrillo Street, Suite 106
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805)569-5511
sblawmag@verizon.net

Santa Barbara County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
15 West Carrillo Street, Suite 106
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805)569-9400
santabarbaralrs@gmail.com
 

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