Please visit the following links for the latest updates from our local public agencies and school districts:
Santa Barbara Unified School District (SBUSD) - https://www.sbunified.org/
Goleta Union School District (GUSD) - https://www.goleta.k12.ca.us/
Carpinteria Unified School District (CUSD) - https://www.cusd.net/
Santa Barbara County Office of Education - https://sbceo.org/
MTD - https://sbmtd.gov/
Santa Barbara Public Library - https://www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/default.asp
Goleta Public Library - https://www.cityofgoleta.org/city-hall/goleta-valley-library
South Coast Economic Development Collaborative -
COVID-19 Business Resources
SB Foundation - https://www.sbfoundation.org/covid-19-sbc-np-resources/
Resources for Businesses - https://recoverysbc.org/resources-for-businesses/
United Way of Santa Barbara - https://www.unitedwaysb.org/covid19
Santa Barbara County Health and Human Services Information - https://211santabarbaracounty.org/
Santa Barbara County Ready (Resources and alert sign up) - https://readysbc.org/
Cottage Care Now
Cottage Care Now’s local telemedicine program offers COVID-19 testing to those who qualify. No appointment needed.
Community-based Testing (Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Buellton) Information and appointment scheduling
- Food Pantry Drive Thru Food DistributionWhen: Wednesday 7/8 from 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmWhere: West Campus Parking Lot 5-1What: Free prepackaged bags of nonperishable foods*While supplies last*Important: Please practice safe social distancing for this event.
- Only 1 household per car
- Walk up station available if you do not have access to a car. (please stay in cars if possible)
- Please disinfect all items when you get home
Vengan a la distribución de comida
Cuándo: Miércoles 8 de Julio de 2:30 a 4:00 pm
Dónde: Estacionamiento del Campo del Oeste (West Campus) Piso 5-1
Qué: Bolsas preempaquetadas de alimentos no perecederos
*Hasta que se acaben las bolsas*
Importante: Mantenga las reglas de distanciamiento social para este evento.
- Solamente 1 familia por vehículo
- Si no tiene auto, puede venir en persona, pero mantenga 6 pies de distancia de los demás (pero si viene en auto, mantengase en su auto porfavor)
- Desinfecte todos los artículos cuando llegue a casa.
Santa Barbara County Food Bank
South County Flyer - English and Spanish
North County Flyer - English and Spanish
The Santa Barbara Food Bank is holding additional food distributions in order to meet the growing need in the community caused by COVID-19. The food at these sites is distributed in a way that utilizes social distancing and follows CDC-recommendations. Many locations offer a drive-thru option to minimize contact, and others schedule food pick-up appointments for individuals to prevent crowds. Visit https://foodbanksbc.org/get-help/ to learn more.
Santa Barbara Unified School District (SBUSD)
During school closures, local schools are offering grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches, as well as supper service via mobile cafes. Information and locations here: Lunch Services During Closure
Goleta Union School District (GUSD)
Santa Barbara County 211 Food Resources - https://211santabarbaracounty.org/food/
The Santa Barbara Public Library has remained closed to the public. Click here for information in English and Spanish: https://www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/getinvolved/sbplsystem/details.asp?NewsID=2185&TargetID=31
The Santa Barbara Zoo is open by reservation only. Click here for details: https://www.sbzoo.org/
MOXI (The Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation) is closed until further notice. Click here for details: http://www.moxi.org/covid
SB Unified School District - Learning at Home / Resources for Families
PBS At-Home Learning - broadcast programming and accompanying digital resources that adhere to California’s state curriculum to provide continued at-home learning.
Education.com Learning Library includes printable worksheets, online games, guided lessons, lesson plans and more.
Yoga and Mindfulness for kids: Cosmic Kids Yoga