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Social Service Agencies

Seniors
Alexander House Foundation
Offers financial assistance for housing for fixed income seniors. Must be 65 years or older and a resident of Santa Barbara for at least 10 years and low income.
Mary Scaran
Administrator
P.O. Box 23642
Santa Barbara, CA 93121
(805) 966-3665
Area Agency on Aging
Maintain seniors' independence. Care for the frail elderly.
www.centralcoastseniors.org
Central Coast Commission
528 S. Broad way
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 925-9554
(800) 510-2020 Toll free
8 AM – 5 PM (M – F)
Family Service Agency
Trained homemakers provide in-home assistance for seniors and persons with disabilities. Senior services include Homemaker and light home modification/repairs/moving etc.
123 W. Gutierrez St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 965-1001
8:30 AM – 5 PM (M, F)
8:30 – 8 PM (T, W, Th)
Geriatric Assessment Program (G.A.P.)
Assessment and referral service for frail seniors. Must be 60 or older.
300 N. San Antonio Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 681-5266
8 AM – 5 PM (M – F)
(805) 346-8391 Santa Maria

Low Income Persons
Catholic Charities
Offers casework, immigration services, food, emergency clothing, household items and rental eviction assistance to families in crisis (must have a rental agreement to receive assistance).
609 E. Haley St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 965-7045 x 102 for counseling
9 AM – 4:30 PM (M- F)
118 North G St., Suite B
Lompoc, CA 93436
(805) 736-6226
9 AM – 12 PM, 12:30 PM– 3 PM (M – F) 607 W. Main St.
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(805) 922-2059
9 AM –12 PM, 1PM- 4:00 PM
Community Action Commission
Administers programs in Santa Barbara County to improve living conditions for low-income persons and to help them become more self-sufficient.
5681 Hollister Ave.
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
(805) 964-8857
(800) 655-0617 Toll free
(805) 683-4458 Central Kitchen
(805) 692-4979 Senior Meals
Sobhani Building
120 W. Chestnut
Lompoc, CA 93436
(805) 740-4555
Community Housing Assistance Program
Provides affordable housing. Must be lower income (below 60% of median income).
4006A Via Lucero
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 563-1322
County of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara/Goleta
5575 Armitos
Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 967-3402
7:30 AM – 11:30 AM, 12:15 PM- 4:30 PM (M – Th)
7:30 AM – 11:30 AM, 12:15 PM - 3:45 PM (F)
Housing Authority
Governmental Agency that develops and manages housing for low-income households. Administers federal Section 8 rental housing assistance programs in the private rental market. City of Santa Barbara
www.hacsb.org
Lompoc
917 W. Ocean Ave.
P.O. Box 397
Lompoc, CA 93438
(805) 735-8351
(805) 735-9263 Fax
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM (M-Th)
808 Laguna St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 965-1071
(805) 564-7041 Fax
8 AM – 4:30 PM (M – F)
(closed alternate Friday)
Santa Maria
200 W. Williams St.
P.O. Box 1221
Santa Maria. CA 93456
(805) 925-4393
(805) 922-9608 Fax
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM (M –Th)
7:30 AM – 3:45 PM (F)
Santa Barbara Community Housing Corporation
Develops low-income housing. Maintains list of prospective tenants for projects.

11 E. Haley St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 963-9644
8:30 TO 4:30 (closed Noon - 2:00) - No walk-ins 
Santa Barbara County Department of Social Services
County financed social services. Eligibility varies with program. Must meet income and financial resource criteria
www.countyofsb.org/social_services

234 Camino Del Remedio
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 681-4401
8 AM – 4:00 PM (M-F)
Santa Maria Office
2125 S. Centerpointe Parkway
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 346-7135
8 AM – 4:00 PM (M-F)
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2014