Children's Services

Children's Waiting Room at Superior Court

Operated by CommUnify, the Children's Waiting Room is available to accommodate children between the ages of 2 ½ to 12 years old whose parents or guardians have court hearings, court business, or jury duty to attend. The service is provided free of charge and is funded from mandated civil filing fees.

Superior Court of Santa Barbara County:

118 East Figueroa St., First Floor, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 AM - 12 PM; 1 PM - 5 PM

Santa Maria Juvenile Court:

4285 California Blvd., Santa Maria, CA 93455

Hours: Monday and Thursday only, 8 AM - 12 PM

Note: Parents must remain on the premises and have photo ID. Children must be toilet trained.

For further information, call the program manager at 805-964-8857 extension # 1156

Contact Children's Services

For more information, to enroll or support our programs, please call the office nearest you:
• South County: 805-964-8857
• Mid-County: 805-740-4555
• North County: 805-922-2243
• Toll-Free: 800-655-0617

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