Program Fact Sheet 

Total Children Served in 2019-2020:

Storyteller currently serves over 90 unduplicated preschool children each year (ages 18 months through 5 years). We currently have a waiting list of 131 applications (57 are complete applications)


Storyteller serves the communities marginalized children and families. The majority have been or are currently homeless, lived in shelters, cars or with multiple families in one room apartments. Our parents/guardians encounter risk factors such as poverty, alcohol and substance abuse, domestic violence and medical conditions. Over 90% of our families live below the 2019 Federal Poverty Guideline of $25,750 (family of four). Some statistics regarding our families are as follows: 70% are single parents, 48% live in shelters/sub-crowded housing, 3% have reported domestic violence and 26% of the children we serve have developmental delays or disabilities.

Quick Facts for 2019-2020:

Total annual meals served: 20,840

Total annual child assessments: 340

Total annual intervention & disability hours of service: 847.42

Total annual parent participation hours: 1,002

Total annual home visits: 89


2115 State Street - Santa Barbara, CA  93105

2121 De la Vina Street - Santa Barbara, CA 93105

805.682.9585 - -


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