COVID-19 FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

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United Way of Santa Barbara County is providing financial assistance to individuals, families, and organizations who have been most impacted by COVID-19.  Please reference the different options below to learn more and apply for assistance. Note that you may be eligible for multiple categories. 

 

COVID-19 JOINT RESPONSE GRANTS

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United Way of Santa Barbara County is providing individual assistance grants to individuals and families living in Santa Barbara County.

To learn more and apply, CLICK HERE.

 

RENTAL ASSISTANCE

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United Way of Santa Barbara County is providing rental assistance grants in partnership with the City of Santa Barbara and the County of Santa Barbara for individuals and families.

To learn more and apply, CLICK HERE.

 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR CITY OF GOLETA RESIDENTS 

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In an effort to support the COVID-19 relief efforts of the City of Goleta, United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) has partnered with the City of Goleta to award assistance grants to City of Goleta residents of up to $1,000 for individuals and up to $2,000 for families who are experiencing hardship related to the COVID-19 crisis (e.g. business closures, social distancing ordinances).

To be eligible for this funding:

  1. You must reside within the incorporated city limits of Goleta, CA. (excludes unincorporated areas, i.e. Isla Vista)
  2. You must be experiencing hardship securing or maintaining your or your family's basic needs due to COVID-19 (e.g. food insecurity, need for medical care/equipment, medications, access to mental health services). For example:
    • You have lost wages or employment due to COVID-19.
    • You have unexpected childcare/education needs and expenses due to COVID-19.

To learn more and apply, CLICK HERE.

 

 

If you need assistance filling out your application or have questions, please call us at (805) 965-8591 during our office hours (Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 9:00am and 2:00pm), or email us at info@unitedwaysb.org. Our staff is working virtually. We will return all calls and emails within 72 hours (Monday - Friday).