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  • We answered over 4,000 calls to our 24-hour crisis line.
  • We supported 750 individuals with counselling sessions.
  • We provided 6,898 nights in our shelter to survivors seeking immediate safety.
  • We assisted 18 survivors transition into permanent safe housing.
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Donate new items

DVS has a constant influx of needs to serve our clients. The donation of new items greatly helps our programs offered at our shelters and housing facilities. All donations are tax-deductible. Tax donation forms will be provided upon your donation drop-off.

To donate please call (805) 963-4458 x1109 to schedule a drop-off or send to 411 E. Canon Perdido St. #12, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Thank you!

If you would like to purchase any of our items online, visit or Capital One Shopping for deals and discounts while you shop. It is free and will help you find the best price, while supporting domestic violence survivors and their families.

See below for a list of items currently needed:

Personal Care

  • Full-size Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hairbrushes and Combs


  • Children’s pajamas (sizes 3T-7 years old)
  • Children’s clothes (3T-7 years old)
  • Socks – Women, Children, and Men


  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Calculators
  • Ruled paper
  • Scissors
  • Rulers
  • Crayons
  • Colored Pencils
  • Markers
  • Pens
  • No. 2 Pencils
  • Erasers
  • Tissues
  • Backpacks
  • Pencil Bags
  • Ziploc Bags
  • Scotch Tape
  • Watercolors
  • Folders

Baby Needs

  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Baby Shampoo
  • Baby Lotion
  • Formula
  • Developmental Toys
  • Sleepytime Noise Machines
  • Bottles
  • Umbrella Strollers
  • Car Seats
  • Baby Clothes

Kitchen Setup

  • Baking Pans
  • Spatulas/Whisks
  • Serving Spoons
  • Coffer Maker & Filters
  • Toasters
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Storage Bowl Sets
  • Silverware
  • Measuring Spoons/Cups
  • Dishes
  • Drinking Glasses
  • Cookware (pots and skillets)
  • Can Openers
  • Cutlery/Knife Sets
  • Cutting Boards


  • Sheets (twin)
  • Comforters (twin)
  • Pillows
  • Light Bulbs
  • Mattress Pads (waterproof)
  • Batteries (AA and AAA)
  • Flashlights
  • Blankets
  • Towels

Privacy Policy

Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County respects the privacy of our online and offline donors, clients, volunteers, and friends. As a result, we will not sell trade or share our donors’ contact information with anyone else at any time, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. DVS periodically communicates with donors and friends through enewsletters and other mailings. If you wish to be excluded from these communications, you may unsubscribe at any time. For more information, contact Domestic Violence Solutions at (805) 963-4458.

Read more about our Policies & Procedures.
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