The greatest requirement for many people living with mental
health needs is simply a clean, affordable and safe place to live. The Mental
Wellness Center in Santa Barbara provides an array of housing for
individuals living with mental health needs:
- The Garden Street Apartments offer 51 bright and airy apartments that provide
affordable homes for people to live independently. 38 apartments are occupied
by people living with mental health needs, and the remaining 13 are designated
for low-income downtown workers.
- We also operate a licensed board and care home, Casa
Juana Maria, which provides 24-hour care for six adults living with mental
- Eleanor Apartments provides independent living for up
to 16 adults.
- We offer other forms of residential support,
including our Housing Assistance Loan Program (HALP) which provides security
deposit assistance for rental housing.