Noah’s Anchorage is a licensed eight-bed runaway and homeless shelter for youth age 12-17. Services are free and provide temporary housing, counseling, and basic needs to be met. Services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Crisis Hotline: 1-866-HELP-TEEN
My Home provides services to youth 16-24 experiencing or who are at risk for homelessness. YMCA staff working on housing solutions and counseling to build a path to independence. My Home is a partnership with the City of Santa Barbara Housing Authority and County Child Welfare Services.
The YMCA provides assistance like food, basic hygiene items, clothing, counseling services and referrals for care to youth and young adults age 12-24 who are experiencing or who are at risk for homelessness. Staff provide resources at the YMCA and also via an outreach team on the streets.
Our drop-in centers are located at Noah's Anchorage Youth Shelter weekdays from 9am - 1pm and St. George Youth Center on Thursdays from 1pm - 3pm.
(805) 963-8775 Ext: 1414
St. George Youth Center YMCA
St. George Youth Center provides a safe, fun, alternative space for teens during after-school hours. The youth center is open to young people in grades 5 -12. We support the strength and achievement of youth and their families through a variety of educational, recreational, cultural and leadership opportunities.