Always call 9-1-1 for life threatening emergencies.  

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

arrowOffice of Emergency Management
The Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management is responsible for emergency planning and coordination for the Santa Barbara Operational Area.
arrowEmergency Preparedness Information
Prepare, Plan and Stay Informed. Prepare for emergencies before they happen.
Fire related links and information.
arrowLaw Enforcement
Contact the Sheriff's Department or report a crime.
arrowMental Health
Links for mental health resources.
arrowViolence and Abuse
Resources for victims of child abuse, spousal abuse, and elder abuse.
arrow211 Help Line
Non-emergency information and referral, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention.
arrowMedical and Personal Emergencies
Information concerning medical and other emergencies.
Important phone numbers in the event of an emergency
arrowFood and Shelter
Information about food banks and community kitchens.
arrowOther Natural Disasters
Links relating to storms, floods and other natural disasters.
arrowDisaster Preparedness for Pets
Plan ahead for your pet in case of an emergency
arrowDiablo Nuclear Power Plant Emergency Planning Information