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At Downtown Community Acupuncture (DCA) you can afford to feel better!
DCA offers affordable acupuncture in a peaceful community setting. Our sliding scale is $20-$45 with a first time intake fee of $15. You pay what you can afford - we never ask you to disclose your income. 

Cancellation/Missed Appointment Policy
Please note our 12 hour cancellation policy.  If you cancel within 12 hours of your appointment, or do not show up for your appointment, you will be charged a standard $20 fee. As appointments are fifteen minutes long, arriving ten or more minutes late is considered a missed appointment. Please note that you will not be able to change/modify your appointment online within 12 hours of the time booked.

What you need to know about your appointment:

  • We often have more than one practitioner working. You can choose No preference below to see all available times or choose your practitioner of choice. If you have received a treatment at DCA as a NEW PATIENT please schedule all follow up acupuncture appointments as a RETURNING PATIENT.

  • Afternoon/evening appointments conclude with needles removed by 6:15 p.m. Appointments scheduled at the end of a practitioner's shift conclude with needles removed after one hour.

  • **IF YOU ARE SICK: please come and we will still treat you; however, *IF YOU ARE COUGHING AND/OR SNEEZING WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GIVE YOU AN ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT ON THAT DAY, because of the open nature of our treatment room*. INSTEAD, we can do an herbal consult and send you home to rest with a healing formula. Thank you for your understanding.

  • For your safety, patients requiring assistance to get in and out of recliners will need to bring a helper. Thank you.

  • *DCA welcomes two new practitioners; Julianna Rondenell and Naomi Brebes! Read their bios in our latest newsletter.

Holiday Hours:

We will be OPEN on Thanksgiving from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

We will be CLOSED on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Happy Holidays!



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209 W. Sola St., Santa Barbara, CA, 93101


Mon9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM-3:00 PM