• Community Resources 

    For a life-threatening emergency, contact 911 immediately.  

    For additional free & confidential phone support, please see resources below:

    Contra Costa Crisis Center

    Call 211 (or 800-833-2900) or text ‘HOPE’ to 20121 to reach a trained crisis counselor if you’re thinking about suicide, worried about someone, or want emotional support.


    For a current database of community resources, click: https://cccc.myresourcedirectory.com/

    National Suicide Prevention Liefeline

    Call 1-800-273-8255 if you’re unable to reach anyone at 211. 


    Crisis Text Line

    Text 'HOME' to 741741 to text with a crisis counselor.


    SAMSHA Disaster Distress Helpline

    Call 1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746 for support in coping with the mental/emotional effects of the coronavirus pandemic.


    Contra Costa County Behavioral Health Access Line

    Call 1-888-678-7277 for help navigating mental health and substance abuse providers/ resources.

    https://cchealth.org/bhs/access-services.php (Access Line info), or https://cchealth.org/  (general info)

    Optum Help Line

    Call 1-866-342-6892 to speak with a counselor for emotional support or help finding local mental health resources.


    California Peer-Run Warmline

    Call (855) 845-7415 for peer support (or use the chat function on the website).



    California Coalition for Youth Crisis Line


    Call 1-800-843-5200 for emotional support (or use the chat function on the website)


    The Trevor Project

    Call 1-866-488-7386, text 'START' to 678-678 of use the chat function on the website for support for LGBTQ+ youth



    Food Support


    Food Bank of Contra Costa

    & Solano Counties


             See https://www.foodbankccs.org/ for nearest food distribution location.

             Meals served at Martinez facility from 11:00-12:45 daily.


    Monument Crisis Center


             See https://www.foodbankccs.org/ for food distribution hours.


    Alcohol & Drug Treatment


    Alcoholics Anonymous


    24-hour hotline: 925-939-4155


    Free 12-step program to stop drinking; meetings are on-line during shelter-in-place


    Narcotics Anonymous


    24-hour hotline: 925-685-4357 https://www.contracostana.org/home


    Free 12-step program to stop using; meetings are on-line during shelter-in-place


    Nicotine Anonymous


    510-658-5323; https://www.nica-norcal.org/


    Free 12-step program to using nicotine; meetings are on-line during shelter-in-place




    925-932-6770; http://al-anoncontracosta.org/


    Free 12-step support group for friends & relatives of alcoholics; Alateen group for 12-19 yr olds meets daily at 3:00 by zoom.


    Services by Major Medical Providers


    John Muir Behavioral Health Center


    Call 925-674-4265 to speak with an intake specialist about mental health or substance abuse. Programming is limited during shelter-in-place, but some in-person treatment is now available.


    Kaiser (Diablo Mental Health)


    Call 925-295-4145 to access support services. All services are virtual. Group programming is limited during SIP, but extensive outpatient and parents’ groups are ongoing. 




    Call 888-678-7277 (24-hour Access Line for mental health resources)


    Other Support

    Wright Institute Clinic


    Call 510-239-2018 to access Covid support services line (8  free counseling sessions offered); call (510) 548-9716 for general teletherapy intake.



    Hospice Of East Bay


    Call 925-887-5681 for virtual grief group or counseling. Covid+ patients accepted.



    Stand! Against Domestic Violence


    Call 888-215-5555 for support around domestic violence (emergency services are available, but in-person counseling is suspended during shelter-in-place)



    NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Support Helpline


    Call 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or text “NAMI” to 741741 M-F 10:00-6:00 EST for peer-support around mental illness





    Call 925-207-3599 for support for LGBTQ+ persons &  allies; Zoom socials offered Fridays at 8:00 for 13-18 yr old LGBTQ+ kids. For new Lamorinda chapter, call  415-216-6131.



    Rainbow Community Center


    See website to access virtual programming, support groups, education, and social connection