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Santa Barbara County Homeschool Support Group & Private PSP or ISP Directory

Santa Barbara County Homeschool Support Groups & PSP's

The most important thing for homeschool success is to surround yourself with like-minded people who share information and resources, answer your questions, and ease your concerns. Your local Homeschool Support Group is where you can get connected with other homeschooling families. To find a Homeschool Support Group near you, simply click on the county where you reside from the list below.


This directory is divided into two sections. The first section lists Homeschool Support Groups, and the second section lists Private School Satellite Programs or PSPs (formerly called "ISPs").

What's the difference?

In general, Homeschool Support Groups are gatherings of homeschool families who get together for park days and may also organize some field trips and co-op classes. (Some of these groups require a small membership fee, most do not.)

PSPs are small private schools. Homeschool families enroll (paying a tuition fee) to receive administrative support; such as record keeping, transcripts and testing.

We provide listings for Support Groups for free. We charge a small fee to list PSPs.

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Your Homeschool Support Group

Santa Barbara County Directory
of Homeschool Support Groups

  • Carpinteria Homeschool Group - Carpinteria Homeschool Group's purpose is to bring together local homeschooling families for fun activities, group learning, and occasional field trips. Contact information: Email Cynthia Rojo.

  • Hearthstone Educators - Hearthstone Educators is an interdenominational Christian-based home school support group, whose mission is to provide parents with encouragement, exhortation for excellence and information about homeschooling with a Christ-centered, parent-directed focus. We also provide our families with educational and social opportunities to supplement their home studies. Contact information: Email Tami Waterman or call (805) 937-7099.

  • Santa Barbara Homeschool Network [SBHN] - A free, secular, and inclusive support group to help homeschooling families in the Santa Barbara area share information and plan events, activities, field trips, etc. This is an eclectic group welcoming a wide spectrum of philosophies and approaches to homeschooling. Families with all ages of children, are welcome and encouraged to start exploring homeschooling. It's never too early to begin creating community! Contact information: Email for Information, or Email to Join Group.

  • Santa Maria Inclusive Learners [SMILE] - An inclusive, member-driven homeschool support group for families in and around the Santa Maria Valley. We have park days, field trips and other co-operative ventures. Contact information: Email Carmen or call (805) 783-2203.

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Your Private School Satellite Program (PSP)

Santa Barbara County Directory
of Private School Satellite Programs (PSPs)

Do you have a Private School Satellite Program? You can have it listed here as a resource for homeschool parents. Just submit your listing (and the small fee) per the instructions. We look forward to telling homeschool parents about your school.

At this time there are no listings for Santa Barbara County.

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Your Businesses & Services

Santa Barbara County Directory
of Businesses & Services

Do you have a Business or Service? You can have it listed here as a resource for homeschool parents. Just submit your listing (and the small fee) per the instructions. We look forward to telling homeschool parents about your products and/or services.

  • Kidzmet - Kidzmet is best known as an award-winning learning style assessment and resource. Kidzmet blends personality type, multiple intelligences, and VAK cognitive style recommendations based on each child's profile. We are now enrolling for a NEW weekly 2-hour homeschool class for 9-12 year olds starting in January, which focuses on Learning GPS (Guided by Purpose and Strengths). Contact information: Email Jen Lilienstein or call (805) 252-3649.

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