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Save the date – Gala returns August 25th!

Join us on August 25th, 2018, at the Boundary Oaks Clubhouse for delicious dinner and the return of our gala and auction! We look […]

The Lafayette Juniors Kitchen Tour Is May 19th

 – and the Crisis Center will be one of the beneficiaries!

Lafayette Juniors will host their 19th Annual Kitchen Tour on Saturday, May 19th, from […]

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    Springtime and renewal – an opportunity to practice self-care

Springtime and renewal – an opportunity to practice self-care

The start of spring can bring a renewed sense of purpose, a time to commit or recommit to goals and intentions, a sense of […]

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    Meaningful connections to help people: A Board Member Perspective

Meaningful connections to help people: A Board Member Perspective

This year’s events remind us the unexpected and unthinkable can happen at any time.  Our hearts and thoughts are with everyone touched by tragedy.  […]

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    Meaningful connections to help people: A Volunteer Perspective

Meaningful connections to help people: A Volunteer Perspective

This year’s events remind us the unexpected and unthinkable can happen at any time.  Our hearts and thoughts are with everyone touched by tragedy.  […]

Meaningful connections to help people: A Staff Perspective

This year’s events remind us the unexpected and unthinkable can happen at any time.  Our hearts and thoughts are with everyone touched by tragedy.  […]

Volunteer Profile: Susan Platt

Susan Platt became interested in volunteering for the Contra Costa Crisis Center 11 years ago when she began her search for a more meaningful […]

13 Reasons To Have a Conversation: May Candle-lite

’13 Reasons Why’ you should be talking to your teen
On March 31st, Netflix released season 1 of “13 Reasons Why” and has recently announced […]

Never stop listening…

Meeting Melissa today, you might never imagine the challenges she’s faced- two deployments to Iraq, traumatic brain injury, sexual trauma, self-doubt and plans of […]

SIDS and the quiet grief: October Candle-lite 2016

 SUDS and SUID Awareness Month
October is national Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) awareness month.  Approximately 3,500 infants died […]