Family Support Services

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Navigating Our Family Support Services


Family Services Staff are available by phone for one on one support, education and resource connection particularly during these challenging times.  Please feel free to make contact with any of our staff.  

Family Support Specialists, Adult Services – San Luis Obispo County
Fernando Vasquez: 805-540-6574*
Vivian Soul: 805-540-6572

Family Support Specialists, Youth Services – San Luis Obispo County
Esme Vasquez, South SLO County: 805-458-6388*
Gwen McNamara, North SLO County: 805-458-2596*
Ana O'Sullivan, SLO and North Coast: 805-503-0009*

Family Support Specialists, Youth and Adult Services – Northern Santa Barbara County
Maria Perez, Santa Maria and Surrounding Areas: 805-441-3325*
Zandra Alfaro-Olea, Lompoc and Surrounding Areas: 805-458-5487*

Triple P & Youth Coordinators

Natalia Stilleson, San Luis Obispo County, 805-801-4683*

Zandra Alfaro-Olea, Northern Santa Barbara County, 805-801-5724*

Family Services Program Manager
Jorge Huerta: 805-540-6571*

*Bilingual services by phone are available as well.

To enroll in Family Services and receive more information, please click here complete this electronic intake and release form to be contacted directly by staff.

As always, Central Coast Hotline is available for reaching out any time:  1-800-783-0607

For More Information Contact:
Shawn Ison, Family Services Program Manager
(805) 540-6571

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