VITA is a free tax preparation service for families in Santa Barbara County. Tax returns are prepared and completed by IRS-certified volunteers each year from February through April throughout south Santa Barbara County.

Call the VITA Hotline
for more information
(805) 899-2313

Confirmed sites as of 1/13/16 include:

  1. United Way (320 East Gutierrez Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101), Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 2pm-5pm
  2. Dons Net Cafe/Santa Barbara High School (700 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101), Room 70 (Canon Perdido Side), Thursdays, 3pm-6pm
  3. Goleta Valley Community Center (5679 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117), Fridays, 9am-2pm & 1pm-3pm * Apointments needed 805-967-1237
  4. Franklin Neighborhood Center (1136 Montecito Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103), Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, 5:30pm-8:30pm
  5. Police Activities League (1235 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101), Wednesdays & Fridays, 7pm-9pm, Saturdays, 9am-3pm
  6. UCSB – Click here for schedule.
  7. Santa Ynez High School (2975 East Highway 246 Room E-1, Santa Ynez, CA 93460) Saturdays: February 20th, February 27th & March 5th, 10am-2pm

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VITA Sites