Friendship Center Montecito will be
CLOSED Wednesday, March 21 and Thursday, March 22,
in accordance with evacuation notices.
All members are encouraged to attend our Goleta Center which will remain open,
welcoming our seniors through all future closures.
For information regarding attendance at our Goleta site call Esther at 805-845-7442.
Please, stay safe!
Experienced, caring respite you can trust!
Friendship Center is a fully licensed non-profit adult day services program providing professional, compassionate, affordable care in Southern Santa Barbara County at two sites – Montecito and Goleta.
The Friendship Center has been my life saver
and has greatly enriched my mother’s life.
The Friendship Center staff has become
our extended family and friends.
- Robert LaRoche
Our mission is to preserve and enrich the quality of life for aging and dependent adults through innovative programs that value the dignity and worth of every person. We provide respite, support, and education, enabling families to continue to be engaged in their community, careers, and commitments.
Click the photo for a slideshow of FOH images by David Harlow MEDIA COVERAGE Thank you for falling down the rabbit hole to Wonderland, and for your support for the 19th Annual Festival of Hearts Saturday, February 10, 2018 All proceeds from the event support our HEART (Help Elders At
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What families affected by advanced dementia need to know about medical hospice: When is it time and what can hospice do to help. with Julie Angelos, Assisted Hospice and Dr. Robert Harbaugh M.D. Facilitated by Karen Aldenderfer Tuesday, Feb.27th 2 – 3:30 p.m. at Maravilla 5486 Calle Real, Goleta Registration
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Santa Barbara residents have recently seen a sharp increase in numbers of financial fraudulent cases lately, a trend that tragically seems to affect the rest of the country as well. Fraud perpetrators are criminals, scheme artists who prey on human vulnerabilities common to most of us. They specially target seniors