Frequently Asked Questions

We are currently working on this page of answers to frequently asked questions so more will be added soon. If you don’t find the answer to your question here please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Q: What types of activities are provided?
Answer: As a starting point, staff encourage residents to participate in YMCA membership, movie going, miniature golf, hiking, pier fishing, bowling, activities related to recognition of Hispanic Heritage and Black History Months,  as well as LGTBQ activities , the 4th of July celebration and other community/cultural celebrations and destinations. Also, a couple times each year residents go on trips to various places such as Disneyland, Magic Mountain, Knott’s Berry Farm, Universal Studios, Museum of Tolerance, and La Purisima Mission in Lompoc.

Each house also has a list of local places of interest that can be used for outings.

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Flamenco Arts Festival
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Santa Barbara Performing Arts League
Santa Barbara Zoo
Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum

Satwiwa Native America Indian Culture Center
The Murphy Auto Museum
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

Q: Do you take emergency placements?
Answer: Yes we do. However, in order to do so we require the following completed forms at the time of placement:

  1. Agency – Group Home Agreement (signed)
  2. Emergency Medical Consent Form
  3. Identification and Emergency Information Form

Q: What is your RCL?
Answer: Our RCL is 10.

Q: What is your staff to resident ratio?
Answer: Staff to resident ratio is 1:4.