10 06, 2016

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 […]

2 06, 2016

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 […]

20 05, 2016
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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 […]

5 04, 2016

Community Partner Profile: Lafayette Elementary School

Toni McShane, Interim-Principal, Lafayette Elementary School
 
Toni McShane has devoted her life to education. She spent 26 years in the Lafayette School District, and retired […]

5 04, 2016

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 […]

19 02, 2016

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, […]

18 12, 2015
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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 […]

4 12, 2015
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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 […]

20 11, 2015

National Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

AFSP’s documentary The Journey, which was produced for Survivor Day 2014, tells the stories of a diverse group of suicide loss survivors. It’s a compelling […]

21 10, 2015

Now Hiring! Join the Help Me Grow 211 Call Center Team!

The Crisis Center is seeking qualified applicants to join our Help Me Grow 211 Call Specialist team.  The Help Me Grow Call Specialist works […]