CAUSE Central Coast Alliance for a Sustainable Economy
Locally, CAUSE developed the Farm Workers Bill of Rights among other programs.
CAUSE’s mission is to build grassroots power to invoke social, economic and environmental justice for the people of California’s Central Coast Region through policy research, leadership development, organizating and advocacy.
UDW (The Home Care Providers Union)
UDW is a union for home care workers, by home care workers. We look after loved ones in our families, or we care for community members who need our assistance. Many of us left paid, full-time jobs to do this work, and we frequently work more hours than we are paid for. Our union allows us to fight for better working conditions collectively and, as a result, we have experienced many victories for home care over the past several decades, starting with the creation of California’s In-Home Supportive Services program (IHSS) in 1973. http://www.udwa.org
IMPORTA Centro de Immigration
Import is a non-profit organization recognized by the U. S. Department of Justice, with accredited representatives who can represent clients in their petitions and applications to the USCIS. Thanks to a grant from the State of California, during the past two years IMPORTA has provided legal representation to more DACA, naturalization, and green card applicants than any other provider of legal services in Santa Barbara County. Most of IMPORTA’s immigration legal services are offered free of charge. Santa Maria office located at 509 W. Morrison Ave, Santa Maria, CA 93458. Phone 1-805-604-5060. https://www.importasb.org
(MICOP) Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project
Phone: Benito Camarillo Mondar, MICOP, Santa Maria: (805) 668-1759 cell or office (805) 623-5862. Office: 108 S. Pine Street, Santa Maria, CA 93458. http://mixteco.org MIXTECO Facebook link: Mixteco/Indigena Organizing Community Project MIXTECO website: http://mixteco.org/about-us/micop-staff/
Census 2020 Santa Maria. For Mixteco assistance, contact: Mixteco/Indígena Community Organizing Project, Donna Olivera at (920) 666-1546.
PLANNED PARENTHOOD, SANTA MARIA:
Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care for women, men, and young people, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. We offer quality health care, backed by medical experts and over 100 years of research in reproductive care. https://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/california/santa-maria/93454/santa-maria-center-2250-90170?utm_campaign=santa-maria-health-center&utm_medium=organic&utm_source=local-listing
THE FUND FOR SANTA BARBARA
The Fund For Santa Barbara is a 501c3 nonprofit community foundation dedicated to addressing the root causes of social, economic, environmental and political challenges in Santa Barbara County. Meets once a month. https://www.fundforsantabarbara.org
Santa Barbara County Action Network (SBCAN) works to promote social and economic justice, to preserve our environmental and agricultural resources, and to create sustainable communities.Executive Director Ken Hough, (805) 563-0463, firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.sbcan.org
NORTH COUNTY RAPE CRISIS AND CHILD PROTECTION CENTER
The purpose of the North County Rape Crisis and Child Protection Center is to reduce the incidence of and vulnerability to sexual assault and child abuse by providing education and prevention skills to community children and adults and to alleviate the trauma experienced by survivors of these crimes by providing direct services. http://www.sbcountyrapecrisis.org
Casa of Hope
CASA of HOPE is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting women victimized by sex trafficking. We provide a place of safety, healing, and education. Our home-based environment will be a safe place for these young women to heal, gaining back their confidence and dignity. https://www.casaofhope.org
Conflict Solutions Center, Santa Maria
We are committed to the development of community-based, non-adversarial responses to conflict and differences that strengthen social harmony and support individual healing.We serve the communities of Santa Barbara County by providing: compassionate communication, appropriate dispute resolution and problem solving practices, Restorative Justice, consultation, training, and mediation services. http://www.cscsb.org/about/contact.html
Santa Maria & Lompoc Branch, Lawanda Lyons-Pruitt (805-346-7510)
PO BOX 1092, SANTA MARIA, CA 93456
House of Pride and Equality
Home For Good
UFCW Union 770
|Originally chartered by the Retail Clerks Association, Local 770 has been representing the interests of retail workers in Los Angeles County since 1937 and has grown from a modest 200 individuals to a 30,000 member organization also representing members in Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo & Kern counties. http://www.cw770.org/contact|
Teamsters Union 986
204 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454
“Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.”
Robert Louis Stevenson
S.B. County Resource Guide, Other 2-1-1 County Services
Our Democratic Club supports family and youth support and guidance organizations.
Santa Barbara Youth Help Resource website: CLICK: Here
Other Santa Barbara County 2-1-1 Health and Human Services Helplines: 2-1-1 is an easy to remember Health and Human Service phone number connecting you to resources, which are tailored to your needs and circumstances. We take into account accessibility, eligibility requirements and other factors. 2-1-1 is Free, Confidential, and Available 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week in 150 Languages.
What happens when you dial 2-1-1? When you dial 2-1-1, you will speak to one of our live representatives. We will ask some questions about yourself and your situation. The call is a confidential conversation; we will use your answers to determine the best resources for you. You will be provided accurate information on various programs available in your city.
What is the difference between 2-1-1, 9-1-1 and 4-1-1 phone numbers? 2-1-1 Community Health and Human Services 9-1-1 Life Threatening Emergency Services 4-1-1 Business Directory
Dial 2-1-1 to find Health and Human Services including: Senior Services Food Assistance Counseling Housing, Legal Assistance Health Care, And much more …