Community Resources

  • Please visit the following links for the latest updates from our local public agencies and school districts:

    Santa Barbara Unified School District (SBUSD) - https://www.sbunified.org/

    Goleta Union School District (GUSD) - https://www.goleta.k12.ca.us/

    Carpinteria Unified School District (CUSD) - https://www.cusd.net/

    Santa Barbara County Office of Education - https://sbceo.org/

    MTD - https://sbmtd.gov/

    Santa Barbara Public Library - https://www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/default.asp

    Goleta Public Library - https://www.cityofgoleta.org/city-hall/goleta-valley-library

    South Coast Economic Development Collaborative -
    COVID-19 Business Resources

    SB Foundation - https://www.sbfoundation.org/covid-19-sbc-np-resources/

    Resources for Businesses - https://recoverysbc.org/resources-for-businesses/

    United Way of Santa Barbara - https://www.unitedwaysb.org/covid19

    Santa Barbara County Health and Human Services Information - https://211santabarbaracounty.org/

    Santa Barbara County Ready (Resources and alert sign up) - https://readysbc.org/

     

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    EN ESPAÑOL: Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC)

    National Institutes of Health (NIH)

    California Department of Public Health 

    En Español: Para obtener información en español, visite nuestra página de el Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

    Santa Barbara County Public Health Department 

    Sansum Clinic 
    COVID-19 Testing and Home Care Information for the Public

    Cottage Care Now 
    Cottage Care Now’s local telemedicine program offers COVID-19 testing to those who qualify. No appointment needed.

    Community-based Testing (Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Buellton) Information and appointment scheduling 
    https://publichealthsbc.org/testing/

    Alcoholhelp.com
    The website was founded on a commitment to help people in need, and believes that the right resources can make the difference in someone’s life. They are confident that the site will help students at Santa Barbara City College learn more about the issues surrounding alcohol misuse, especially during this difficult time. 

  • Food Pantry Drive Thru Food Distribution
    When: Every Wednesday from 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    Where: West Campus Parking Lot 5-1
    What: Free prepackaged bags of nonperishable foods 
    *While supplies last*
     
    *PLEASE WEAR YOUR MASK WHEN DRIVING THROUGH*
     
    Important: Please practice safe social distancing for this event. 
    • Only 1 household per car 
    • Walk up station available if you do not have access to a car. (please stay in cars if possible)
    • Please disinfect all items when you get home

    Vengan a la distribución de comida

    Cuándo: Todos los miércoles a partir de las 2:30 a 4:00 pm 
    Dónde: Estacionamiento del Campo del Oeste (West Campus) Piso 5-1
    Qué: Bolsas preempaquetadas de alimentos no perecederos 
    *Hasta que se acaben las alimentos*

    *POR FAVOR, USE SU MÁSCARA CUANDO CONDUZCA A TRAVÉS*

    Importante: Mantenga las reglas de distanciamiento social para este evento.  

    • Solamente 1 familia por vehículo 
    • Si no tiene auto, puede venir en persona, pero mantenga 6 pies de distancia de los demás (pero si viene en auto, mantengase en su auto porfavor)
    • Desinfecte todos los artículos cuando llegue a casa.
  • Santa Barbara County Food Bank  

    foodbanksbc.org
    South County Flyer - English
    South County Flyer - Spanish

    The Santa Barbara Food Bank is holding additional food distributions in order to meet the growing need in the community caused by COVID-19. The food at these sites is distributed in a way that utilizes social distancing and follows CDC-recommendations. Many locations offer a drive-thru option to minimize contact, and others schedule food pick-up appointments for individuals to prevent crowds. Visit https://foodbanksbc.org/get-help/ to learn more.

    Santa Barbara Unified School District (SBUSD)

    Santa Barbara Unified School District will provide Grab and Go breakfast, lunch, and supper meals, Monday-Friday beginning August 18. Come by foot, bike, or car! A parent/guardian can pick up a meal for their student(s) by providing a student ID, the student ID number or student barcode, or the student’s last name. The price of the meal will depend on the eligibility of the student under the National School Lunch Program. Call (805) 963-4338 x6385 for more information.

    El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Santa Bárbara proporcionará desayunos, almuerzos y cenas Grab y Go de lunes a viernes a partir del 18 de agosto. ¡Venga a pie, en bicicleta o en automóvil! Un padre / tutor puede recoger una comida para su(s) estudiante(s) proporcionando una identificación de estudiante, el número de identificación o código de barras del estudiante o el apellido del estudiante. El precio de la comida dependerá de la elegibilidad del estudiante bajo el Programa Nacional de Almuerzos Escolares. Llame al (805) 963-4338 x6385 para obtener más información.

    Breakfast and Lunch Service (11:30am-1pm)

    Adams Elementary
    Franklin Elementary
    Harding Elementary (Corner of Arrellaga and Gillespie, in front of the A-OK office)
    Monroe Elementary
    Dos Pueblos High School
    San Marcos High School (off Hollister)
    Santa Barbara High School (Flagpole)
    La Cumbre Junior High
    La Colina Junior High
    Goleta Valley Junior High
    Mckinley Elementary

    Supper Service (4:30-6pm)

    Dos Pueblos High School
    Cleveland Elementary
    Adams Elementary
    Santa Barbara High School

    Goleta Union School District (GUSD)

    The Goleta Union School District (GUSD) will be offering meal kits at the following locations Monday-Friday, 11:30am-1pm. Breakfast and lunch will be provided beginning August 19. GUSD students who qualify for meals under the Free and Reduced Price Meal Program will receive free meal kits or meal kits for $0.40. Students who do not qualify or non-students may purchase a meal kit for $5.50 which includes both breakfast and lunch items. Please continue to practice social distancing when picking up meals. Call (805) 681-1200 or email food@goleta.k12.ca.us.

    El Distrito Escolar de Goleta (GUSD) seguirá ofreciendo kits de alimentos para los siguientes lugares de lunes a viernes de 11:30am-1pm. Se proveerá desayuno y comida a partir del 19 de agosto. Estudiantes del GUSD que califiquen para el Programa de Comidas Gratis o a Precio Reducido van a recibir los kits de alimentos gratis o a precio reducido de $0.40. Los estudiantes que no califiquen o las personas que no son estudiantes pueden comprar los kits de alimentos a $5.50 que incluye el desayuno y la comida. Por favor continúe practicando la distancia social cuando recoja los alimentos. Llame al (805) 681-1200 o mande un correo electrónico a food@goleta.k12.ca.us.

    El Camino Elementary, 5020 San Simeon Dr.
    Ellwood Elementary, 7686 Hollister Ave., Goleta
    Goleta Valley Community Ctr. (in the back) 5679 Hollister Ave., Goleta
    Isla Vista Elementary, 6875 El Colegio Rd., Goleta
    La Patera Elementary, 555 N. La Patera Ln., Goleta
    Brandon Elementary School, 195 Brandon Dr., Goleta
    Kellogg Elementary School, 475 Cambridge Dr., Goleta

    Santa Barbara County 211 Food Resources - https://211santabarbaracounty.org/food/

    South SB County Food Distribution

    West Side Community Center
    drive-thru and walk-in
    423 W. Victoria St.
    Wed & Fri 1-3pm, Fri 9-11am

    Children's Park 
    walk-in
    520 Wentworth Ave
    1st Tue of each month, 1pm
    2nd Tue of each month, 1pm (produce only)

    Franklin Community Center 
    walk-in
    1136 E Montecito
    3rd Tue of each month, 1:30pm
    Thu 1pm (produce only)

    Presidio Springs 
    walk-in
    721 Laguna St
    3rd Wed of each month, 4-6pm

    Catholic Charities 
    walk-in
    609 E Haley St
    Mon-Fri 9:30am - 4pm

    New Life Church
    walk-in
    50 E Alamar
    3rd Tue of each month, 1-2:30pm

    Grace Food Pantry 
    walk-in
    3869 State St
    1st, 2nd, 4th Saturday, 9-10am

    Isla Vista Youth Project 
    Call: Ana Maya 805-869-3303
    5638 Hollister Ave. St. 200
    By appointment only

    Positano Apartments 
    walk-in
    11 Camino de Vida
    3rd Mon of each month, 3pm

    Good Shepherd Pantry 
    drive-thru
    380 N Fairview
    1st Sat of each month, 9am

    Goleta Valley Church 
    walk-in
    595 N Fairview
    3rd Sat of each month, 8-10am

    Sandpiper Apartments 
    walk-in
    375 Ellwood Beach Dr
    1st Thu of each month, 9am

    Carpinteria Children's Project 
    drive-thru
    5201 8th Street
    Aug 26th 3-5:30pm

    North Santa Barbara County Bethanian Lutheran Church 
    drive-thru and walk-in
    603 Atterdag Rd
    Tue 5:15-6:45pm

    Golden In Family Village 
    walk-in
    890 Refugio Rd
    4th Mon of each month, 4:30pm

    FAS Dorothy Jackson Resource Center 
    walk-in
    646 N H Street
    Mon & Fri 10am-12pm

    Village Chapel 
    drive-thru & walk-in
    3915 Constellation Rd
    1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month, 10:30am-1pm
    4th Friday each month, 3pm

    Lompoc High School 
    drive-thru
    515 W College Ave
    Last Sat of each month, 8:30am

    Santa Rita Village 
    walk-in
    926 W Apricot Ave
    4th Wed of each month, 4:30pm

    Los Alamos Senior Center 
    walk-in
    690 Bell St
    Sat 10-11:30am
    2nd Wed of each month, 3pm (produce only)

    Orcutt Presbyterian Church 
    drive-thru
    993 Patterson Rd
    Fri 2-4pm

    Elks Lodge 
    drive-thru
    1309 N Bradley Rd
    Thu 9am

    Catholic Charities 
    walk-in
    607 W Main St
    Tue & Thu 12-2pm

    Oasis Orcutt Senior Center
    420 Soares Ave
    3rd Thu of each month, 9:30-11am

    St. John Neumann Church 
    walk-in
    966 W Orchard St
    2nd Wed of each month, 9-10am

    Coast Valley Worship Center 
    walk-in
    2548 S Broadway
    Tue 10-11am

    Angel Food/Pacific Christian 
    drive-thru
    1217D S. Blosser Rd
    Sat 9am-12pm

    Salvation Army 
    walk-in
    200 W Cook Ave
    Mon, Wed, & Fri 9am-4pm

    Evans Park 
    drive-thru & walk-in
    200 W Williams St
    3rd Fri of each month, 3pm

    Rancho Hermosa 
    walk-in
    235 E Inger Dr
    1st Fri of each month, 3pm

    Buellton Senior Center 
    walk-in and deliveries for seniors available (805) 688-4571
    164 W Hwy 246 (behind post office)
    Mon-Fri 9am-3pm

    Guadalupe Senior Center 
    walk-in
    4545 10th St
    Thu 11:20am-2pm

    Family Service Center 
    walk-in
    4681 11th St
    Last Thu of each month, 12pm

    Ranch Acres 
    walk-in
    1050 Escalante Dr
    4th Tue of each month, 3pm

    Beatitude House 
    walk-in
    267 Campodonico Ave
    Tue 11:30am-12:45pm

    New Cuyama Resource Center 
    walk-in
    4689 Highway 166
    3rd Wed of each month, 12p

  • Santa Barbara Unified School District COVID-19 Information and Updates

    Goleta Union School District COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information page

    The Santa Barbara Public Library has remained closed to the public. Click here for information in English and Spanish:  https://www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/getinvolved/sbplsystem/details.asp?NewsID=2185&TargetID=31

    The Santa Barbara Zoo is open by reservation only. Click here for details: https://www.sbzoo.org/

    MOXI (The Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation) is closed until further notice. Click here for details: http://www.moxi.org/covid

  • Isla Vista Youth Project Kids Corner

    SB Unified School District - Learning at Home / Resources for Families

    PBS At-Home Learningbroadcast programming and accompanying digital resources that adhere to California’s state curriculum to provide continued at-home learning.

    Recursos digitales de PBS para estudiantes bilingües grados PreK-5

    Education.com Learning Library includes printable worksheets, online games, guided lessons, lesson plans and more.

    Yoga and Mindfulness for kids: Cosmic Kids Yoga

    A list of 28 indoor activities for kids