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2017 Rosemary Caldwell Award Recipient: Laurie Kozisek

 

Rosemary Caldwell was the Crisis Center’s crisis line director from 1974 to 1986 and trained and mentored numerous volunteers and staff during her tenure.  […]

The Crisis Center goes green-er…

In the later part of 2016, the Contra Costa Crisis Center adopted smart building technology, enabling a more responsive and efficient energy usage in our 24/7 facility.  […]

Grief and the holidays

Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Eid al-Adha, Sukkot, Diwali/Deepavali, Halloween, All Saint’s Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Winter Solstice, Christmas, Chanukah, Ramadan, Kwanza, New Years- the […]

Mental Health Awareness Month 2016

Thank you to all the staff, volunteers, and board members who went green and helped us raise awareness about the 1 in 5 Americans […]

Food Bank announces free summer lunch program

Summer Food For Kids is a Summer Food Service Program provided by the Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano.

Meals are offered to children and […]

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    Press Release: Crisis Center new home of Corporate Caring Week

Press Release: Crisis Center new home of Corporate Caring Week

Contra Costa Crisis Center continues the important work of Corporate Caring Volunteer Week.
 
For the last 53 years, the Contra Costa Crisis Center has provided […]

Volunteer Profile: Joseph & his dog Zeus

Joseph Fuentes discovered the Contra Costa Crisis Center as part of his career exploration.  He wanted to gain a better understating of what it […]

For many grief changes yet stays the same

In our experience, grief is not necessarily something we “just get through”, but rather a journey towards integrating our grief into who are now, […]

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    13 thoughts crisis workers have when watching “It’s a Wonderful Life”

13 thoughts crisis workers have when watching “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Frank Capra’s classic film is a favorite this time of year, but as Dana Grayson at iCarol notices, the film also “centers around the […]

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    Your Call: What are the most effective ways to prevent suicide?

Your Call: What are the most effective ways to prevent suicide?

KAWL’s program Your Call hosted a discussion about efficacy of suicide prevention and the construction of suicide prevention nets on the Golden Gate Bridge.

Program […]