GRIEF and the CORONA VIRUS

This pandemic is creating so many losses of life and losses of "what normal life used to be like"- and all of these losses can be difficult. Here is some helpful information about coping with the losses from COVID-19. Coping with Loss…
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Juneteenth Virtual Event on Saturday June 27

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We are pleased to share this information on behalf of the hosts: You are invited to a Juneteenth virtual gathering! Join these organizations: Contra Costa Health Services Contra Costa County African American COVID-19 Task Force …

2020 Census Time!

Visit https://my2020census.gov to be counted! However you participate, online or phone, it is so important to be counted! Please call us at 211 for info or text your zip code to 898211 to text with us. We are here for you. Census 2020 California…
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From the Trenches - 211 is Taking Corona Virus Calls Every Day

READ CALLER STORIES FROM PEOPLE WE ARE HELPING EACH DAY: A family called 211 after their home burned. Fire fighters arrived and the family (4 adults, 3 children) made it out safely. The landlord had no fire insurance and was willing to…
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We're hiring. Join our team and help local children!

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Please help us get the word out to your networks and anyone you know that might be interested in the Help Me Grow Care Coordinator position. We are looking for someone with a Masters Degree in early childhood development, special education,…
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Find Food Support Easily

As the economic toll of #COVID19 hits our communities hard, hunger is a growing concern. Easily find food banks, school meals, and senior center food distribution sites! Fortunately, free and low-cost food providers are ramping up their…

Stress and Coping: the Outbreak of COVID-19

To help with the stress, fear and anxiety that has overwhelmed many of us, we’ve created tip sheets for family discussion and parenting, as well as tips for colleagues and self care. Discussion Questions for Families and Students Tips…

May is Mental Health Month

So much has changed in the last several weeks, we had no idea that our worlds were going to be turned upside down by the coronavirus. Or that the associated worry, isolation, loneliness, and anxiety would be something that everyone, across…

Defusing Teen Stress: Navigating Tough Times and Finding Healing Webinar Available to View

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To help during these challenging times, we presented as part of this webinar on teen stress. The webinar replay for "Defusing Teen Stress: Navigating Tough Times and Finding Healing" is now available to watch. If needed, here are the resources…

Locate Food Support Near You

As the economic toll of #COVID19 hits our communities hard, hunger is a growing concern. Easily find food bank, school meal, and senior center food distribution sites! Fortunately, free and low-cost food providers are ramping up their…
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National Volunteer Week

HAPPY NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK! Give a virtual wave and say hello to our new cohort of volunteers and staff just completing their call center training! (partial group in photo-great smiles!) They started their journey with the Crisis Center…