Entries by Dee Dee Robillard

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Orinda Jazz Festival Benefits Crisis Center

Come on out to the FREE Orinda Jazz Festival on Sunday, September 8th, at Orinda Community Church. There will be performances from many, including: London-based Cabaret Star Holly Penfield, jazz vocalists Eve Marie Shahoian and Kay Kostopoulos, guitarist/bassist Pato Milo, Ted Parker and The Caldecats, accordionist Patricia Henning, Ed Ivey’s North Beach Brass Band, pianist […]

Crisis Center in the news

While we are ready and able to help, we would love to come to a point where our Mobile Grief Response Team never was needed again. Our grief response team was part of steps taken to support Liberty High School in Brentwood this year. Read more here.

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The Lafayette Juniors Kitchen Tour Is May 19th

 – and the Crisis Center will be one of the beneficiaries! Lafayette Juniors will host their 19th Annual Kitchen Tour on Saturday, May 19th, from 10am to 3pm. This year’s Tour benefits our organization as well as four other local non-profits dedicated to helping women, families, and individuals in need. It’s a special chance to […]

Press Release: Crisis Center Announces New Executive Director

Media Advisory: For Immediate Release Date: January 8, 2018 Contra Costa Crisis Center welcomes Tom Tamura as new Executive Director The Contra Costa Crisis Center (Crisis Center) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to keeping people alive and safe, helping them through crises, and connecting them with culturally relevant resources. After a 4-month intensive search, the […]

Meaningful connections to help people: A Board Member Perspective

This year’s events remind us the unexpected and unthinkable can happen at any time.  Our hearts and thoughts are with everyone touched by tragedy.  Hurricanes, earthquakes, the devastating wildfires caused untold destruction and loss of life.  They’ve left many feeling vulnerable and anxious. Where would you turn in a time of crisis for support?  Who […]

Meaningful connections to help people: A Volunteer Perspective

This year’s events remind us the unexpected and unthinkable can happen at any time.  Our hearts and thoughts are with everyone touched by tragedy.  Hurricanes, earthquakes, the devastating wildfires caused untold destruction and loss of life.  They’ve left many feeling vulnerable and anxious. Where would you turn in a time of crisis for support?  Who […]

Meaningful connections to help people: A Staff Perspective

This year’s events remind us the unexpected and unthinkable can happen at any time.  Our hearts and thoughts are with everyone touched by tragedy.  Hurricanes, earthquakes, the devastating wildfires caused untold destruction and loss of life.  They’ve left many feeling vulnerable and anxious. Where would you turn in a time of crisis for support?  Who […]