Resources & Referrals

Emergency Numbers

The Hosford Clinic does not provide routine crisis counseling. Should a mental health emergency arise, please contact 9-1-1 for assistance. The following are additional numbers that may be of assistance.



This crisis and referral service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is operated by Santa Barbara County Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Service (ADMHS). ACCESS/CARES provides crisis intervention for adults age 21 and over.



Safe Alternatives for Treatment of Youth (SAFTY) is a 24-hour 7-days- a-week crisis service that specializes in providing immediate response and support for individuals age 20 and younger. The service is operated by Casa Pacifica.

Cottage Hospital Emergency Psychiatric Services




Local Treatment Providers

The Hosford Clinic does not warrant or endorse any of the mental health facilities/clinics listed. They are private facilities/clinics and are not employees, agents, or contractors of the Hosford Clinic. You should approach hiring a mental health facility/clinic just as you would any other professional taking into account education, training, experience, and fees.

Low-Cost Treatment Services:


Community Counseling Center: 805-962-3363

Family Service Agency of Santa Barbara: 805-965-1001

Family Therapy Institute of Santa Barbara: 805-882-2400

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Intervention Services:


Domestic Violence Solutions: 805-682-7229

Child Abuse Listening Mediation (CALM): 805-965-2376

Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center: 805-963-6832

Adult Protective Services: 805-681-4550

Child Welfare Services

Substance Abuse Services:


Project Recovery: 805-564-6057

Phoenix House: 805-965-3434

County Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Services

LGBT Services:

Pacific Pride Foundation: 805-963-3636

Special Needs:


Tri-Counties Regional Center: 805-962-7881

Koegel Autism Center: 805-893-2049

Alpha Thrift: 805 683-2145

Mental Health Resources

Helpful Links

The following links are loosely bundled by client needs. These links provide convenient access to a variety of resources, but no endorsement on the part of the Hosford Clinic for any particular product or service is intended.





National Institute of Mental Health

American Psychological Association

Anxiety Disorders Association of America

Freedom from Fear

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder



Depression and Bipolar Alliance



Center for Loss and Life Transition



Family Relationships Online



School Issues; Depression; Anxiety; Anger


Mental Health Issues





Autism Spectrum Disorders

Santa Barbara Parent Resources

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children

Handout on Resources for Cutting and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury