FSA In The News
A $65,000 grant has been awarded to the Santa Barbara County Public Defender and the Family Service Agency to expand the Holistic Defense Program which integrates social services and legal representation in an effort to help women stabilize their lives and reduce re-offending.
Family Service Agency (FSA) has been named United Way of Santa Barbara County’s 2019 Community Impact Partner of the Year.
The Carriage and Western Art Museum in Santa Barbara was overflowing with guests supporting the “Cooking Up Dreams” chef competition in support of the Family Service Agency Santa Barbara, providing mental health and basic needs programs for under-served children, families, and seniors in Santa Barbara County.
Santa Maria Valley Youth & Family Center (FSA-SMVYFC) are pleased to announce that Chuck Madson has been hired as Program Manager of its Substance Abuse Treatment program.
Joining its Board and representing communities throughout Santa Barbara County are Marisol Alarcon (Carpinteria), Robert Janeway (Santa Barbara), Sandra Underwood (Santa Maria), and Patricia E. Brady (Lompoc).
Parents, teachers, and others who work with youth ages 12-18 are encouraged to “be the difference” by learning how to reach out support youth struggling with a mental health or substance abuse problem.
Every year, volunteer Big Brothers Big Sisters help improve the lives of more than 200 youths in Santa Barbara County, many from single-parent, and/or low-income homes.
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...
Christine Crowther, School-based Counselor San Marcos High School; Megan McClintock, School Counseling Program Manager; and Nancy Ranck, Behavioral Health Program Director discuss mental health issues faced by youth in our community.
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...
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.
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.