- Public Health
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- Health Programs
Benefits & Referral Center
The Benefits and Referral Center (BRC) was formed in January 2014 to provide support to a variety of indigent care programs for the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and assist Santa Barbara residents who are uninsured and not eligible for other healthcare coverage.
California Children Services (CCS)
The California Children Services (CCS) provides medical care to children who are at risk for or who have serious, chronic, and disabling physical conditions or diseases.
Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP)
The CHDP local office assists families with making medical appointments, transportation, and referrals to other resources.
Comprehensive Prenatal Services Program
The Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program was implemented in 1987, by the California Department of Health Services to provide free and enhanced prenatal and postpartum care to Medi-Cal eligible low-income women.
Health Care Coverage
Medi-Cal is California's version of the federal Medicaid health coverage program. Medi-Cal plays an essential role in California's health care system by ensuring that children and adults with limited income and resources can receive the medical services they need, at little or no cost to them.
Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care (HCPCFC)
There are approximately 600 children in foster care in Santa Barbara County. Most of these children have special health care needs.
Maternal Child Adolescent Health
Maternal Child and Adolescent Health is a part of the California Department of Public Health.
Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)
The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is a countywide program providing care to individuals who have been sexually assaulted or sexually abused. An interagency program, SART coordinates with law enforcement, Rape Crisis Centers, Victim Witness Assistance, Child Welfare Services, Child Abuse Listening and Mediation (CALM), and a medical team of trained professionals, nurses, and physicians.