Collaborations and Gateways for Client Housing:

  • Santa Barbara Restorative Policing Team

  • Santa Barbara Homeless Court; Public Defenders Office

  • New Beginnings Safe Parking Program

  • Santa Barbara County Public Health
  • Including contracted agencies listed

Contracted Partnerships:

WillBridge contracts with the following agencies:

1. Santa Barbara County Alcohol Drug & Mental Health Services: WillBridge provides housing (room & board) for nine mental health clients

2. Santa Barbara County Probation Department: WillBridge provides housing (room & board) for parolees participating in the early Release Program (AB109)

3. Cottage Hospital: WillBridge provides medical respite/housing for homeless individuals recuperating from surgery or in treatment for a major illness

4. Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara: Provides subsidized housing for up to six WillBridge residents who are required to pay 30% of their income

5. Santa Barbara County Housing & Community Development: Provides funding for the Program Coordinator and Case Manager’s salaries for time allocated to WillBridge residents in the transitional housing program

6. US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): provides subsidized housing for eight residents