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Our Mission is Simple.

Creating opportunities for Santa Barbara County families to achieve stability.

Our Impact is Huge.

CAC has been helping low-income people and changing lives since 1967. 2014 Top-rated nonprofits and charities

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The children and staff from JC Washington Head Start and our Health Services department staff (Erika, Laura, and Liz) surprised Dr. Garzon today with a plaque, flowers, a song, and a card in appreciation of the dental screenings that Santa Barbara Family Dentistry does each year for Head Start Children. Many thanks to Dr. Garzon and Dr. Maria Silvera for they many years of dental services they have contributed to the children of Head Start! (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Teressa Rodriguez-JohnesShe's my favorite dentist!2 days ago

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Service Providers Summitt-December 9
Keynote Speaker-Jerry Tello is an internationally recognized authority in family strengthening, therapeutic healing & cross-cultural issues.
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Thank you to the Enterprise Holdings Foundation for granting $1500 to CAC! We are especially grateful to Alicia Pacheco of Enterprise Fleet Management for requesting this support on our behalf. Pictured are Louise Lindberg, Fran Forman, Alicia Pacheco and Bill Evans. ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to the 24 parents and staff members who completed this training! ... See MoreSee Less

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Sugey SanchezIt was an honor to be a part of this training. Glad to see so many people invest their time in this great program.4 days ago   ·  1

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Today, at the Head Start Policy Council meeting, represntatives reviewed the financial reports presented by Mattie Gadsby, CAC Children's Services Director. Also in the video is Louise Lindberg, CAC Controller that also made a report. The monthly meeting is syped from Santa Maria & Goleta and simultaneously translated.

There are representatives in attendance from Lompoc, Guadalupe, Cuyama, Carp, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Buellton and Goleta.
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Deborah ConnGreat use of technology.1 week ago

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