Storyteller Children’s Center is a therapeutic preschool that provides high-quality early childhood education for homeless and at-risk children in Santa Barbara County, as well as comprehensive support services for their families.
Children at Storyteller Children’s Center receive high-quality early childhood education, therapeutic counseling, and 2 nutritious meals and a snack daily. Our teachers have expertise in a trauma-informed approaches and receive weekly training in Reflective Practice, a technique that prepares them to respond to the critical needs of each student.
Parents and guardians are given access to educational classes, home visits, case management, counseling in addition to other comprehensive resources. Storyteller teachers meet quarterly with parents/guardians to establish goals for their family. We partner with our families to help their children in their social-emotional development and academics to prepare them for school readiness.