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Home for Good Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara County Point-In-Time County 2019 Preliminary Report

View the results for our needs assessment survey for Santa Barbara County.



Northern Santa Barbara County United Way's program Home for Good Santa Barbara County is the lead agency in Santa Barbara County's Coordinated Entry System. Home for Good features a Funders Collaborative that meets each quarter, which consists of members from all sectors and geographical areas in Santa Barbara County. The Collaborative ensures that the funds received do the most good, and Home for Good makes sure that works gets done. Simple enough? We think so. Find out more below.

Join our campaign to ensure longterm solutions to homelessness.

Coordinated Entry System

Home For Good Santa Barbara County supports a Coordinated Entry System, a no-wrong door, countywide system that engages and connects individuals and families experiencing homelessness to the optimal resources for their needs. We believe that everyone deserves a safe place to call home for good.

Contact us to get connected to homeless assistance programs throughout Santa Barbara County. 
LLámenos y lo conectaremos con los programas de ayuda para las personas sin hogar del condado de Santa Bárbara 

Coordinated Entry Poster – Spanish

Steps to getting help for individuals and families experiencing homelessness and in need of support services: 
1. Meet in-person with a Housing Navigator at a Regional Entry Point for a screening.
Call 805-450-3558 (Santa Barbara County Resource Connect Hotline) for more information. 
2. Receive a referral for services depending on the level of need.
3. Connect to housing resources. 
Dial 2-1-1 to get connected to a specialist for personalized assistance. Free, Confidential, 24/7. Available in multiple languages. 
If you are in crisis, call 9-1-1 
* The supply of permanent, supportive housing is limited. In cases where housing options are not available, our team will attempt to match people with rental assistance or other wraparound services.

About Us

Discrimination Complaint Form

Evaluation Form

Fequently Asked Questions 

Funding Opportunities

Homelessness Santa Barbara County 101


Regional Entry Points

Resources For Clients

Resources For Providers

Join us. Homelessness is not an isolated issue. Everyone across Santa Barbara County must pitch in to help. We need you to talk to your neighbors, encourage lawmakers to keep their promise to build supportive housing, and help people move off the streets. Join our campaign to ensure longterm solutions to homelessness.