Department of Social Services

Snapshot of Poverty

The Board of Supervisors launched the Poverty Initiative in January 2012 to provide a snapshot of poverty in our County. Below, you can find downloadable versions of the full report, the executive summary, and appendices, as well as the Board Agenda Letter, a press release announcing the September 10, 2013 presentation to the Board of Supervisors, and the presentation itself.

Full Report (26MB)

Executive Summary (4.25MB)

Report Without Appendices (14.3MB)

Appendices (3.85MB)

Indicators of Poverty Reference Guide (74.3KB)

Map - Seniors in Poverty (21.8MB)

Board Agenda Letter (295KB)

Press Release (115KB)

Presentation to the Board (984KB)

Questions? Please contact Heather Gardner.

The materials and information contained on or obtained from this website, are distributed and transmitted “as is” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Information contained on this website, including information obtained from external links thereon, is provided without any representation of any kind as to accuracy or content and should be verified by the user. The County of Santa Barbara is not responsible for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages that may arise from the use of, or the inability to use, the website and/or the materials contained on the site whether the materials contained on the website are provided by the County Santa Barbara or a third party.