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.

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
Homeless: 800-808-6444
Child Abuse: 877-881-1116
Elder Abuse: 877-839-4347