Gangs and violence go hand in hand, even on the scenic South Coast of Santa Barbara County. The South Coast Task Force on Youth Gangs believes that gang-related challenges in our community are best addressed locally and collectively. Our goal is to prevent young people from joining gangs, help local youth get out of gangs, and reduce gang activity in our area. Read More
The Mission of the South Coast Task Force on Youth Gangs is to eliminate gang activity, thus improving the safety and quality of life for youths, their families, and the community. Learn More
Youth and Family Programs
Know a young person or family struggling with gang issues? There are many local programs that may be able to help. Learn More
2013 Service Provider Summit
Over 200 representatives from community service organizations, law enforcement, school districts, city and county government and youth organizations attended the 2013 Service Provider Summit.