Hospice of Santa Barbara
Since 1974 Hospice of Santa Barbara, Inc. has been providing compassionate care and support to those impacted with serious illness and the bereaved in our community. They are the second oldest hospice program in the United States.
Hospice of Santa Barbara officially opened its doors in 1974. Alice Heath, who founded Hospice of Santa Barbara with the help of Altrusa Club and other interested citizens, served as our founding President and first Executive Director.
In 2015, David Selberg assumed to role of Chief Executive Officer of Hospice of Santa Barbara and works to lead the organization to continue to meet its mission to care for anyone experiencing the impact of life-threatening illness or grieving the death of a loved one.