10 08, 2017

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.  […]

10 07, 2017

Press Release: 211 Text is now live!

July 2017
For Immediate Release

The Contra Costa Crisis Center is excited to announce that the first part of our new texting program has launched.  211 […]

12 06, 2017

Volunteer Profile: Susan Platt

Susan Platt became interested in volunteering for the Contra Costa Crisis Center 11 years ago when she began her search for a more meaningful […]

8 06, 2017

13 Reasons To Have a Conversation: May Candle-lite

’13 Reasons Why’ you should be talking to your teen
On March 31st, Netflix released season 1 of “13 Reasons Why” and has recently announced […]

18 05, 2017
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    Rotary’s ‘Unsung Hero’ Awarded to Crisis Center Volunteer

Rotary’s ‘Unsung Hero’ Awarded to Crisis Center Volunteer

We are excited to share that one of our exceptional volunteers, Luke Keenan, was selected as a 2017 San Ramon Rotary ‘Unsung Hero’ award […]

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 […]