P.O. Box 6406 Concord, CA 94524 925-676-2845 Crisis: 1-888-215-5555
Committed to ending domestic violence through the provision of prevention and intervention services primarily in Contra Costa County.
>>Volunteer Opportunities, Seasonal Opportunities, Financial and Item donations needed.
Bay Area Crisis Nursery
1506 Mendocino Drive Concord, CA 94521 Help Line: 925-685-8052 Website: www.bacn.info
Non-profit residential care facility providing temporary home for infants, toddlers and preschoolers of parents who are momentarily unable to cope during a time of stress.
>>Volunteer Opportunities, Financial and Item donations needed.
Child Abuse Prevention Council of Contra Costa County
2120 Diamond Blvd. # 120 Concord, CA 94520 925-798-0546 Website: www.capc-coco.org Helps parents get through rough spots in an attempt to give every boy and girl the happy childhood they deserve. The Council strongly believes that every child has the right to grow up free from the pain and trauma of abuse. CAPC acts as a clearinghouse of resources and services that reach thousands of county residents each year. All services are provided free to the community.
>>Volunteer Opportunities, Financial donations and office equipment, supplies, etc. needed.
Crisis Resolution Services, Inc. (CRS)
712 Bancroft Road, PMB #281 Walnut Creek, CA 94598 925-937-9724
Our vision is to be as innovative as necessary in order to succeed in assisting sworn and emergency personnel with victims of trauma and crisis: thereby, enhancing the quality of life for our community and all our citizens. Emergency personnel secure the scene and volunteer Interventionists, trained to respond within 30 minutes, provide "emotional first aid."
Diablo Valley Aids Center
Diablo Valley AIDS Center (DVAC) has merged its food distribution program with the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano (FBCCS) and has ceased operations as a separate organization effective June 30, 2006. Please visit the FBCCS web site to learn more about the new "Extra Helpings" program.
>>Volunteer Opportunities, Food donations and donations of winter coats, new socks and undergarments needed.
Family Employment Resources and Services Together (FERST)
St. Vincent de Paul Society FERST Center 2691 Monument Boulevard Concord, CA 94520 925-691-6228 By linking the social outreach efforts of area churches to existing public and private community-based organizations, FERST gives hope and encouragement to Contra Costa County's homeless and low-income families.