• Holidays and COVID-19: Now What? 

  • The County Auditor-Controller's Office issued its fiscal year 2019-20 financial highlights publication. Read it here.

  • The holidays will look different this year. How to have a safe holiday season, and what about traveling?  Read the latest edition of the County Public Health Experts newsletter.

  • The County of Santa Barbara has begun providing Spanish interpretation of Board of Supervisors meetings. Read More

    El Condado de Santa Bárbara ha comenzado a ofrecer interpretación en español de las reuniones de la Junta de Supervisores. Más información

  • The County of Santa Barbara is announcing the launch of the One Climate Initiative to engage the public on a broad range of efforts that will reduce carbon emissions, prepare for increased climate impacts and improve community quality of life. Learn more here

  • On this Veterans Day, a local team from Santa Barbara County announces a new 100-Day Challenge to reduce homelessness among Veterans following completion of similar 100-Day Challenge to reduce youth homelessness. Results of the 100-Day Youth Challenge are attached, along with the announcement of the Veterans ChallengeNote: Photos used in each release are stock photos only; the County does not have unlimited rights to the photos.

  • COVID-19 - Hear from County Public Health Experts: What you need to know about gatherings; and staying vigilant will keep us all safe and healthy. Read More at https://bit.ly/3ea9STt

  • Santa Barbara Better Together Fund Provides 2nd Round of Grants for Small Businesses Located Within the Unincorporated Areas of Santa Barbara County. Directrices y Aplicación en Español. Read More at https://bit.ly/3keb8Hx  

  • COVID-19 Rental Assistance Grants Offered Through County of Santa Barbara and United Way of Santa Barbara County for Residents in Unincorporated Areas. For information, household size and income limits, and to apply, go to www.unitedwaysb.org/rental-assistance. Read more.

  • Protect. Respect. Wear Your Mask. Share your support for wearing a mask & keep #SantaBarbaraCounty healthy & safe Use Facebook Frames at ProtectRespect.org to create your own image & tag #ProtectRespectSBC to share this important message with our community. Watch Video.
    Protéjase. Respete. Use su mascarilla. ¡Comparta su apoyo para usar una mascarilla y mantener #ElCondadodeSantaBarbara saludable y seguro! Use los marcos de Facebook en ProtectRespect.org para crear su imagen y use #ProtectRespectSBC a compartir este mensaje importante. Watch Video.

  • UPDATED June 23 - COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TEMPORARY CHANGES IN SERVICE DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC - County public counters are closed until further notice. However, most departments have online, mail, fax, phone and drop boxes for the public to continue accessing programs and services. Please read for details or visit the department websites that are each linked.