Santa Barbara County (CA) ACEs Connection

We work collectively to educate our community about ACEs, resilience, and trauma-informed care. We exchange ideas, share opportunities and foster connections to transform lives through practical and community-centered solutions.

Blog Posts

Safe house for Central Coast human trafficking survivors opens it doors

By: Nathalie Vera Posted: Oct 10, 2019 ORCUTT, Calif. - A new safe house for victims of human trafficking on the Central Coast is finally open. Casa of Hope is a long term shelter for survivors, and it's the first of its kind in the region. "I've been trying to put this together for 11 years," said founder Connie Logeman. "The safe house now is open. We're very pleased to be able to reach out now and give these girls a chancer to recover." As of last week, Logeman says they've taken in their...

$2.1 Million Secured to Pair Cops with Mental-Health Workers

New Grant Will Allow County to Fund Two New Co-Response Teams By Nick Welsh Wed Oct 02, 2019 The County of Santa Barbara just secured a $2.1 million grant to fund two new “co-response” teams in addition to the one that’s been operating for the past year. Co-response is the term used when law enforcement officers and mental-health case workers go out on patrol together, and the new grant will provide two Sheriff’s Office deputies with 40 hours of Crisis Intervention Training — designed to...

"Building Violence Free Schools & Communities " ONE DAY CONFERENCE!

Tulare County CAPC is proud to provide this ONE DAY conference on "Building Violence Free Schools & Communities" featuring 3 nationally know speakers with first hand experience and expertise in the field of violence prevention. Dr. Melissa Reeves (Columbine, CO shooting) Scarlett Lewis (Parent of a child lost in Sandy Hook shooting) and Clayton Douglas (former student who planned a shooting) will provide us with critical knowledge and skills in violence prevention. **** FLYER AND...

Re-Visioning Child Abuse Prevention in Southern California

Preventing child abuse and neglect and improving the well being of children, families, and communities is at the core of the outcome we are all so strongly committed to achieving. However, there's a lot of work to be done. Through the “ The Economics of Child Abuse: A Study of California ,” we know that: There are nearly 500,000 reports of child abuse in California each year — that’s about one report every minute. The economic cost to California for the 71,289 victims in 2017 is $19.31...

Ask the Community