Family Engagement Unit

Santa Barbara Unified School District Family Engagement Unit
The Family Engagement Unit hotline provides bilingual support to district families from 7am to 7pm Monday through Friday with assistance in the following areas: technology, education, community resources and  socio-emotional support. Our liaisons also help families with the navigation and referral of various district departments. The Family Engagement Unit  can be reached via phone call or text message at 805-696-2701 or email at

Assistance provided:

Supporting  internet and hotspot access
Troubleshooting device and application issues

Communicating with school and office staff
Facilitating conversations between families and teachers

Community Resources
Providing updated information about community resources including food, housing, financial assistance and immigrant rights

Mental Health Services 
Helping families connect with teachers to create referral for school based services
Connecting families with community based services