Emergency Information

More information on the County Office of Emergency Management can be found here

To find out when to call 9-1-1, see the  Calling for Help page.

Office of Emergency Management 
The Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management is responsible for emergency planning and coordination for the Santa Barbara Operational Area.

Emergency Preparedness Information 
Prepare, Plan and Stay Informed. Prepare for emergencies before they happen.

Contact the County Fire Department.

Law Enforcement 
Contact the County Sheriff's Department.

Behavioral Wellness 
Go to the Behavioral Wellness web site.

Violence and Abuse 
Resources for victims of child abuse, spousal abuse, and elder abuse.

211 Help Line 
Non-emergency information and referral, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention.

Medical and Personal Emergencies 
Information concerning medical and other emergencies.

Important phone numbers in the event of an emergency.

Food and Shelter 
Information about food banks and community kitchens.

Other Natural Disasters 
Links relating to storms, floods and other natural disasters.

Disaster Preparedness for Pets 
Plan ahead for your pet in case of an emergency

Diablo Nuclear Power Plant Emergency Planning Information