About Noah's Anchorage YMCA
Noah’s Anchorage operates programs that provide a continuum of care to underserved at-risk youth, young adults and families experiencing homelessness, neglect, and abuse in the greater Santa Barbara area. Youth, young adults, and families in high-risk environments that participate in our services experience greater safety and well-being while they work toward the future. Our staff work alongside those in need to provide case management, education, life skills coaching, counseling and much more all free of charge. Donations, grants, and legacy gifts maintain our services and ensure that Noah’s Anchorage YMCA Programs are delivered. Services at Noah’s Anchorage is truly a partnership with many community organizations that believe in helping youth in times of crisis.
Dear Friends and Partners,
The novel coronavirus/COVID-19 is an escalating concern in our community, across the United States and around the world. Our primary concern is for the health, safety and well-being of our staff, clients and community.
As of March 19, 2020, Noah’s Anchorage Youth Homeless Prevention Center and My Home, Transitional Living Program remain open. It is our intent to continue to provide services to our most vulnerable population – youth in crisis. All prescribed precautions to mitigate the spread of the virus are being taken. Staff cleans and sanitizes surfaces and common touch areas on a scheduled basis, all staff and clients thoroughly wash their hands. Facial tissue and hand sanitizer are readily available. Gloves are worn during the preparation of food. Facial masks N-95’s are available should clients or staff feel more comfortable. Our facility allows us to practice acceptable social distancing.
Available services at Noah’s include:
• Overnight shelter for youth up to the age of 18
• Showers for youth up to the age of 18
• Hygiene products and clothing
• Laundry services
• Personal property storage
• Crisis counseling for individuals and families (video conferencing available)
• Drop in hours for youth up to the age of 21 – 9:00am – 2:00pm, 7 days a week
The Center is located at: 301 West Figueroa St., Santa Barbara 93103
Crisis Hotline: 805-963-8775
Crisis Text: 805-698-6701
For the duration of the crisis it is in the best interests of our community to suspend Street Outreach Services and programming at the St. George Youth Center.
Thank you for your support and understanding as we continue to provide services to those most in need.