Caregiver Counseling


Available in San Luis Obispo County & Santa Maria Valley and Santa Ynez Valley of Santa Barbara County.



Caregiver Counseling may be for you if you are struggling with any of the following:



1528 Chapala Street, Suite 302
Santa Barbara, CA 93101  •   (805) 962-3600


  • Stress, fatigue and unrelenting demands
  • Anxiety or depression
  • Taking care of yourself
  • Controlling frustration
  • Dementia-related behaviors
  • Difficulties speaking with doctors
  • Communicating with other family members
  • Conflict about caregiving at home vs. in a facility
  • Recovering from a loved one’s stroke
  • Feelings of ambiguous loss or grief about your loved one’s dementia
  • Your loved one nearing the end of life
Coast Caregiver Resource Center has in-house and community counselors available to help.
  • Call (805) 962-3600, ext. 14
  • Toll Free outside of Santa Barbara (888) 488-6555, ext. 14

Or contact your family consultant directly:

  • Alyce Crawford (San Luis Obispo) (805) 534-9234
  • Ericka Dixon (Santa Barbara County) (805) 962-3600 x 13

Title IIIE Funds are provided by a grant from the Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens, Area Agency on Aging for Santa Barbara & San Luis Obispo counties



CCRC, a program of Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital, provides family and other unpaid caregivers with meaningful information, referral, consultation, and other support, enabling them to provide competent care to their loved ones at home, while managing the stress that often accompanies care giving.