More information on the County Office of Emergency Management can be found here
Always call 9-1-1 for life threatening emergencies!
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.
Contact the County Sheriff's Department.
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