The Montecito site of the Friendship Center will be closed until further notice due to the impact from the Thomas fire and recent storm.
We hope to reopen on Monday, January 22nd, contingent upon the mandatory evacuation being lifted.

We extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to First American Title for offering us office space for our administrative team to continue to do their work to serve our mission.

We want you to know that our staff, Board of Directors, and volunteers at the Friendship Center are thinking about what we can do to help on the aftermath of these tragic events impacting our beautiful Santa Barbara community. We believe our best response is to continue (without interruption) doing what we do best, which is continuing providing stellar day services, and trusted, reliable respite for families and caregivers.

Please call our Goleta number 805-845-7442 for further information, or questions.
(The phones in Montecito are not working)

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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.

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.

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