CARE will remain operational with the following measures to protect the health of the community:

  • CARE 24-hour advocacy line is available 805-893-4613.
  • While the Student Resource Building (SRB), and Gaucho Support Center remain closed, anyone needing to reach CARE is instructed to call 24-hour advocacy line so that their needs can be addressed by our team.
  • In-person appointments will be changed to a phone sessions or remote sessions using Zoom web meetings, when possible. Please send your Advocate your communication preference and best number to call.
  • At the time of the scheduled appointment, your advocate will initiate the contact which will be from a blocked number or will send you a link to utilize Zoom web meetings.

What is CARE?

Campus, Advocacy, Resources, and Education (CARE) is UC Santa Barbara’s confidential advocacy and education office for interpersonal violence (sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking). We offer free and confidential services for students, staff, faculty, alumni, community members, and friends/loved ones impacted interpersonal and gender-based violence and we provide violence prevention education for the entire UCSB campus

Learn about Our Mission

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Advocacy Services

Survivor Services

Our advocates work alongside survivors to create a compassionate plan of action that honors experiences and choices. An appointment with CARE can serve as a safe space to learn about your rights and explore your options.

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Healing Programs

Healing Programs

We offer alternative forms of healing for survivors including yoga, journaling, boundary and movement workshops, and art. These healing programs are led by trauma informed-specialists and are open to all identities.

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Prevention Education

Prevention Education

We offer a wide range of educational and outreach programs for student organizations and Greek life as well as training for training for professional staff, student staff, and faculty. These programs are designed to build a community that believes in the culture of consent and combating sexual violence at UCSB.