17 03, 2017

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.  […]

15 12, 2016

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 […]

29 11, 2016

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 […]

18 11, 2016

Coping with grief during the Holidays workshop

The Contra Costa Crisis Center is excited to announce its new Coping with Grief during the Holidays workshop.  Please share as appropriate.
Coping with Grief […]

27 10, 2016

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 […]

21 10, 2016

2016 Share the Spirit Grant Awards Announced

The Share the Spirit evaluation committee, a partnership of Bay Area News Group – East Bay Times and the Contra Costa Crisis Center, is […]

17 10, 2016

September: Suicide Prevention Awareness Week

Does talking about thoughts of suicide increase the risk that someone will act on those thoughts?
We know that most people who die by suicide […]

29 07, 2016
  • Permalink Elaine Clark, chief executive officer of Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services, front row from left, awarded the Ray Zenoni Volunteer of the Year Award to the Wells Fargo volunteer teams led by Wells Fargo Bank vice president Darlene Campbell and Jennifer Lopez, with, second row, from left, Carole Schultze, Kathy Sutton, Mona Aviles, Debbie Goodenough, Gayle McKinley, George Kanto, Nancy Carrell, Mary Gerach-Levenesque and Maria Andrews, and top row, from left, Rita Nyulassy, Kent Tambazidis, Linda Fuller, Dave Brown, Shirley Pettit and Paula Lloyd.Gallery

    Corporate Caring Volunteer Week highlighted by East Bay Times

Corporate Caring Volunteer Week highlighted by East Bay Times

Columnist Faith Barnidge highlights the upcoming Corporate Caring Volunteer Week in her Good Neighbors column this week (excerpt below).
For the full article, click here.


By […]

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 […]