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Local Assistance Center to open Saturday 1/21 at Montecito YMCA

By Christina Atchison
Jan 20, 2023 at 12:38 AM

Montecito Fire Department shares the following message in coordination with the County of Santa Barbara:

(SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif.) – In coordination with local, state and federal partners, the County of Santa Barbara is providing January 2023 Storm recovery and assistance resources throughout the County.

These resources can be found online through Resources in Spanish can be found here. This online location of resources serves as a single point of access for essential resources and services available for community members who are beginning the process of rebuilding and recovery, following the storms’ impact.

In addition to online resources, a physical one-stop shop, Local Assistance Center (LAC) will be open this Saturday, Jan. 21 in Montecito.

Montecito Local Assistance Center: English and Spanish speakers on site.

Saturday, January 21, 2023 Noon to 4 p.m.
Location: YMCA – 591 Santa Rosa Lane, Montecito, CA 

Local Assistance Centers first opened last week, with three days of service provided in Orcutt and Guadalupe Jan. 14-16, 2023. The County will continue to set up LACs across the County to support impacted communities.

Resources from various local, state and federal agencies are available through the LAC, aimed at providing answers to commonly asked questions and important information. At the LAC, community members can be linked to counseling and emotional support resources and other information to aid in rebuilding, permitting, hazardous materials clean-up, housing assistance, loss of business or employment, basic health and human services and many other topics.

Virtual Local Assistance Center: Online resource in English and Spanish.


For questions, please call the Call Center at (833) 688-5551 or call 2-1-1. 

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