A variety of resources are available on campus at UCSB and in the surrounding community. Take Back the Night’s office, upstairs and the the left in the MCC, is a safe space with welcoming people and plenty of arts and crafts. Please feel free to stop by our office hours. Please note that some on-campus resources are mandated reporters, meaning they are legally required to report information regarding interpersonal violence. Residence Assistants in UCSB housing and most UCSB staff and faculty are mandated reporters.
Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center
The SBRCC provides confidential counseling and advocacy services for survivors and their partners. Although they charge for their services, the SBRCC’s prices are adjusted based on what you are able to pay. Educational resources and volunteer opportunities are also available through the SBRCC. Los servicios de SBRCC están disponibles en Inglés y Español.
UCSB Counseling & Psychological Services
CAPS provides crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, and referrals for UCSB students.
UCSB Campus Advocacy, Resources & Education
“The CARE: Campus Advocacy, Resources & Education office at UCSB provides confidential advocacy and support to students, staff and faculty impacted by sexual assault, dating/domestic violence and stalking. CARE also works collaboratively with students, faculty and staff to educate the campus community about the vital role that each of us has in ending interpersonal violence at UCSB.”
UCSB Student Health
Non-emergency health services for UCSB students. Please note that additional charges may apply for those who do not have Gaucho Health Insurance.
UCSB Resource Center for Sexual & Gender Diversity
“The RCSGD, located on the 3rd floor of the Student Resource Building, works with students, staff and faculty to ensure that LGBTQ identities, experiences and concerns are represented and addressed at UCSB. The center aims to create a vibrant and engaging environment through social and educational programming, volunteer and leadership opportunities, a comfortable and welcoming social and study space and professional and student staff members for support and advocacy.”
Domestic Violence Solutions
DVS provides outreach, education, and volunteer opportunities as well as 24-hour crisis and information hotline.
What is LOVE Teens
What is LOVE provides education about healthy relationships and information and support for those affected by dating/domestic abuse.
County of Santa Barbara Victim Witness
Advocacy and support for survivors in the process of reporting and their families.