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Family Service Agency Welcomes Paul Cordeiro to Board of Directors

Family Service Agency Welcomes Paul Cordeiro to Board of Directors

Santa Barbara County, CA (August 23, 2021) – Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County, also known as Santa Maria Valley Youth and Family Center and Guadalupe’s Little House By The Park, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Cordeiro to its Board of Directors.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Summer Training Schedule Unveiled

Youth Mental Health First Aid Summer Training Schedule Unveiled

School may be out soon, but mental health is in! Parents, teachers, and Santa Barbara County professionals who work with youth ages 12-18 are encouraged to participate in a free, upcoming Youth Mental Health First Aid training. The popular course teaches participants...

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Cooking Up Dreams Fundraiser Transitions Due to COVID

Cooking Up Dreams Fundraiser Transitions Due to COVID

Due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions, Family Service Agency (FSA) is pivoting its annual Cooking Up Dreams event, to a fundraiser and drawing for gift certificates to local restaurants and wineries that have previously supported the event. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit mental health counseling and family support services for at-risk children, families and seniors provided by FSA, Santa Maria Valley Youth & Family Center, and Guadalupe’s Little House By The Park.

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COVID-19 Scams Target Seniors

COVID-19 Scams Target Seniors

Unfortunately, millions of elderly Americans fall victim to some type of financial fraud. Scam artists are opportunists that exploit the fear, social isolation, and uncertainty fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is an emotional time that makes us more vulnerable than...

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