Announcements from Family Service Agency

Senior Expo of Santa Barbara Turns 30

Free Health Screenings, Activities, and Exhibits for Seniors and Caregivers Seniors and caregivers looking for one central place to get information about products and services to stay healthy and active will find it all at the Senior Expo of Santa Barbara, Wednesday...

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Family Service Agency Announces “The Good Life” Photo Contest

Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County is launching “The Good Life on the Central Coast” Photo Contest for 2018. The contest invites Santa Barbara County residents with a creative spirit to share their favorite snaps of local life for a chance to win cash...

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Caring Together Symposium to Focus on Family Caregiving

The Caring Together Symposium, organized by Family Service Agency and Antioch University, will explore how to manage caregiver stress and find balance and joy. Scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on September 7 in Santa Barbara and (same time) on September 8 in Santa Maria, the presentation is free and open to the public. 

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Family Service Agency Elects New Board Co-Presidents

“We are pleased to welcome Katya Armistead and Terri Zuniga as our new co-presidents,” said Executive Director Lisa Brabo. “They bring a wealth of countywide experience and expertise in education and community service and will be tremendous assets to our agency as we further our mission of strengthening and advocating for families and individuals of all ages and diversities.”

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Mikki Andina Named ‘Big Sister of the Year’

Mentor participates in RSVP Boomer Bigs Club Acknowledging those who improve the lives of local youth through life-changing mentoring friendships, Family Service Agency named volunteer Mikki Andina as “Big Sister of the Year.”  Mikki was chosen for her dedication to...

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Donald Bock Named Big Brother of the Year

Little Brother “Ciano” joined his Big Brother, Don Bock, as he was presented with the “Big Brother of the Year” award at this morning’s Santa Maria Sunriser’s Lion’s Club meeting.

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FSA-SMVYFC Mourns Loss of Will Rogers

We are deeply saddened by the passing of former SMVYFC Executive Director William “Will” Rogers on May 10, 2018. He was one of the founders of SMVYFC and served as executive director for 37 years.

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Tricia Thorsell Price Joins Board of Directors

Family Service Agency is pleased to announce that Tricia Thorsell Price, former superintendent of Cold Springs School District, has joined its Board of Directors. Price served for six years as the Superintendent/Principal of the Cold Spring School District before...

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