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Services for Adults

24 Hour Hotlines/Crisis Counseling

Mental Health Crisis Services

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately. If you are experiencing a mental or emotional crisis, call our 24-hour Access Line at 1-888-678-7277 for mental health resources or the Contra Costa Crisis Center at 1-800-833-2900 for 24-hour crisis support.

STAND! For Families Free of Violence:


Emergency shelter, legal assistance, and a variety of other resources for victims of intimate partner violence. Operated 24 hours/day. Offices in Richmond, Concord, and Antioch.

Casa Hispana:

Immigration law and legal consultation offered Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Located in Concord.

Child Abuse Prevention Council:

For referrals to parenting resources, training on child abuse issues, etc. Calls taken mon. - fri., 9 am - 5 pm. Based in Walnut Creek.

Contra Costa Crisis Center:

24-hour suicide hotline; grief counseling program; suicide prevention; and more. Based in Walnut Creek.

Elder Abuse Prevention:

888-545-SAFE (or 510-233-3427)
Offers advice on elder abuse situations Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Offices in Richmond.

Homeless Hotline:

Referrals to homeless shelters in the East Bay, operated 24 hours/day.

International Institute:

Immigration paperwork for battered and low-income women. Contact Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Located in Oakland.

Community Violence Solutions:

Operates 24 hour crisis hotline that can also provide referrals to the Center's individual and group counseling; sexual assault victim advocacy. Offices in Richmond and Antioch.

West County: 510-236-7273
Central County: 925-798-7273
East County: 925-439-7273

Rainbow Community Center:

Community service center serving Contra Costa's lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgendered communities.

Victim/Witness Program:

Consultation on how victims of violence can apply for restitution from the state of California.Calls taken Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Located in Martinez.