Crisis Line Numbers

If you are in a life-threatening situation, call 911.

If you need information and referral, call 211. If you are in crisis, call 800.273.TALK (8255) to reach the nearest, nationally-certified crisis center. If you are calling from 925 area code, you will be routed to the Contra Costa Crisis Center.

Text the Crisis Center for support:  
Information and Referral- text your zip code to 898211 (TXT211)
For Crisis Support- text “HOPE” to 20121 
Texting will not sign you up for unwanted communications. Text “STOP” to opt out at anytime.

Call the Crisis Center for support:
The following numbers are for residents of Contra Costa County. In most cases these numbers are not accessible from outside the area.

Information and Referral: 211
Crisis and Suicide: 800-833-2900
Grief: 800-837-1818 (statewide)
Child Abuse: 877-881-1116
Elder Abuse: 877-839-4347

 

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