FSA In The News
Altrusa Club of Central Coast Foundation Inc. has awarded $30,000 in grants to organizations in Santa Maria, Lompoc and Santa Barbara. The grants help assist the groups in furthering their work in the surrounding communities.
Starting in August, at least one mental-health therapist will be embedded at every Santa Barbara Unified School District campus. The roughly $1 million effort will cover all students, from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.
In search of dedicated long-term volunteers, the Family Service Agency — a nonprofit organization that manages a countywide Long-Term Care Ombudsman service for seniors living in residential homes — recently partnered with The Village of Santa Barbara to launch a “Volunteer 4 Seniors” advertisement campaign.
The Family Service Agency of Santa Barbara County announces Katya Armistead and Terri Zuniga as co-presidents for the 2018-19 board of directors.
Family Service Agency (FSA) is collaborating with the Legal Aid Foundation (LAF) to provide coordinated legal and social services to county residents age 60 and older who are victims of physical, emotional and financial abuse.
Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Santa Barbara’s Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) program is looking to the future with new ways to complement its already life-changing relationships that pair “littles” with the “bigs” who mentor them.
Little brother Ciano with big brother Don Bock, as Bock receives Big Brother of the Year award.
Family Service Agency has announced Tricia Thorsell Price, former superintendent of Cold Spring School District, has joined its board of directors.
Individuals and families affected by the Thomas Fire and/or January 9th floods can apply for direct financial assistance through the United Way Thomas Fire & Flood Fund beginning Monday, April 16th. The application window will be open through Friday, May 11th.
About 300 supporters of Family Service Agency (FSA) gathered at the Carriage and Western Art Museum for its fourth annual amusing and delectable Cooking Up Dreams event. Proceeds support FSA’s plethora of programs serving children, families, and seniors.
Proceeds from the annual ‘Cooking Up Dreams’ event help ensure critical funding for Family Service Agency programs which improve the health and well-being of the county’s most vulnerable children, families, and seniors.
United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Long Term Recovery Committee has selected 16 Santa Barbara County agencies to receive phase one funding from the United Way Thomas Fire and Flood Fund, a total of $501,000.
In light of the recent tragedies that have impacted our community in the past week, Family Service Agency (FSA) announced that efforts to assist those affected by the recent natural disasters are on-going. In addition to its regular services, FSA is providing mental health counseling at a variety of locations and starting a support group in Santa Barbara.
Volunteers investigate elder facilities for possible abuse or mis-administration, make suggestions, and advocate for locals in care.
After working tirelessly to promote growth and shepherding a successful merger with the Family Service Agency of Santa Barbara County, Judi Nishimori, executive director of the Santa Maria Valley Youth & Family Center, is preparing to wrap up a successful 39-year career.