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Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Resources

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Although the City of Goleta has consistently been ranked as one of the safest small cities in California, sexual assaults do occur from time to time in Santa Barbara County and domestic violence can happen anywhere. The City of Goleta participates on the District Attorney’s Isla Vista Sexual Assault Task Force and is dedicated to informing its citizens about these topics in an effort to end sexual assault and domestic violence, and connect survivors and their families with needed services. The following resources are available in Southern Santa Barbara County:

Crisis Services, Counseling and Emergency Shelter Services:

Victim Services, Advocacy and Compensation:

  • Elder Advocacy and Outreach Program, Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office
    Phone: (805) 568-2442

Legal Assistance:

UCSB Services:

  • UCSB CARE (Campus Advocacy, Resources & Education) provides confidential advocacy and support to students, staff and faculty impacted by sexual assault, dating/domestic violence and stalking.
    24-hour hotline: (805) 893-4613