Difficult times like this can take a terrible toll on mental and emotional health. Fortunately, our community has a number of resources available to provide support for those who are struggling.

Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness

  • Anyone looking for community disaster/trauma mental health support can call (805) 886-5403
  • For the 24 Hour Crisis Response and Service Access Line, call (888) 868-1649.

Santa Barbara Community Wellness Team

This is a collection of numerous agencies and nonprofits who are offering a wide range of virtual mental health services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

(805) 364-2750

Santa Barbara Response Network

Santa Barbara Response Network (SBRN) is a grassroots volunteer nonprofit dedicated to offering emotional support during disaster and trauma. SBRN offers support by phone, online and on social media in English and Spanish.

(805) 699-5608

Mental Wellness Center

The center has two phone lines set up for social and emotional support during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Fellowship Club will be offering social and emotional support via telephone at 805-845-3281. The Mental Wellness Center Family Advocate, Ramona Winner, is available for individual one-on-one support at (805) 884-8440 x3206.


Mental Health America

This organization offers a multitude of resources to help people cope emotionally with COVID-19.


We are making every effort to keep this information current and accurate despite the fluid nature of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please contact us if you have information to add or corrections to the information provided. Email socialmedia@ci.carpinteria.ca.us.