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Contra Costa County Resources

Referral Services
ALAMEDA COUNTY PSYCHOLOGICAL REFERRAL SERVICE
ALAMEDA/CCC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
510-654-5383
6230 Claremont Ave., Oakland, CA 94618
(Free) Referrals to psychiatrists/medical providers
CONCORD ADULT MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
925-646-5480 x6306
1420 Willow Pass Rd., Concord, CA 94520
Provides services to mentallyill adults. Fees are Sliding Scale
CONTRA COSTA MENTAL Access Line
1-888-678-7277
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION I & R SERVICE
925-939-9024
CONTRA COSTA EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT
925-313-7987
Medical Information
F.I.R.S.T. (Family Information & Referral Service)
510-835-0188
1801 Adeline Suite 203, Oakland, CA 94607
(Free) Information & referrals for families.
Hospitals
ALTA BATES MEDICAL CENTER, HERRICK CAMPUS
510-204-1303
2001 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94705
510-204-4444
Acute psychiatric disorders, no alcohol or drug therapy. Inpatient: locked ward, open ward, adolescent ward. Partial hospitalization: older adult, adult, adolescent.
CC COUNTY HOSPITAL/REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
925-370-5000
2500 Alhambra, Martinez, CA 94553
Provides inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment.
GLADMAN MHRC
510-536-8111
2633 East 27th St., Oakland, CA 94601
Psychological Services (Alameda County Clients)
JOHN MUIR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
925-680-6500
2740 Grant St., Concord, CA 94520
Inpatient psychiatric treatment
Drug & alcohol treatment
Children and Adults
VA Northern CA Health Care System
925-372-2000
150 Muir Rd., Martinez, CA 94553
1-800-382-8387
Full range of services for military veterans
Casa Serena Intensive Outpatient Program for Eating Disorders
925-682-8252
1868 Clayton Rd, Suite 123 Concord, CA 94520
1868 Clayton Rd, Suite 123, Concord, CA 94520 phone: 925-682-8252. www.casaserenaedp.com
Crisis Services
A SAFE PLACE
P.O Box 23006, Oakland, CA 94623
510-536-7233
Battered women and their children shelter, support groups, counseling (free)
STAND (Formally known as BATTERED WOMEN’S ALTERNATIVE)
1-888-215-5555
1410 Danzig Plaza, Suite 200, Concord, CA 94520
925-676-2968
925-676-2845
Transitional housing, legal assistance, emergency shelter, counseling, support groups, domestic violence treatment, youth groups, speakers for events.
CONCORD ADULT MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
925-646-5480
1420 Willow Pass Rd., Concord, CA 94520
Provides services to mentallyill adults.
Fees are sliding scale.
CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
925-646-1680
2530 Arnold Drive, Suite 200, Martinez, CA 94553
Child abuse investigations, 24 hrs. availability (Free)
CONTRA COSTA CRISIS CENTER
1-800-833-2900
Telephone counseling and referrals (Free)
Telephone counseling and referrals (Free)
PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCY SERVICES (COUNTY HOSPITAL)
925-646-2800
2500 Alhambra Ave., Martinez, CA 94553
Dropin and 5150 holds for the county.
GRIEF COUNSELING HOTLINE
1-800-837-1818
Telephone Counseling and referrals (Free)
HOMELESS HOTLINE
1-800-808-6444
First point of contact for access to Contra Costa County continuum of care for homeless families (Free)
SCHOOL VIOLENCE TIP LINE
1-800-863-7600
Anonymous reporting of weapons, threats, bullying, homophobic behavior, other acts of violence at school
FAMILY PASS
1-800-829-3777
Families at risk of abusing children or actively abusing children. Parent education classes and counseling; sliding scale; early childhood mental health; out of home placement
RAPE CRISIS
1-800-670-7273
510-307-4127
Telephone Counseling and referrals (Free)
CONTRA COSTA CRISIS CENTER – Formerly SUICIDE PREVENTION
1-800-833-2900
P.O. Box 3364 Walnut Creek, CA 94598
925-939-1916
Child Care
BAY AREA CRISIS NURSERY (24 HRS)
925-685-8052
1506 Mendocino Dr., Concord, CA 94521
Birth to 11 years residential care, while parents in crisis; children stay minimum of 24 hrs.
CONTRA COSTA CHILD CARE COUNCIL
925-778-KIDS
3104 Delta Fair Blvd., Antioch, CA 94509
Council offers a wide variety of child care programs and services to support and empower parents and child care providers. The Child Care Council also educates decision makers and the general public about child care trends and issues.
Child Abuse/Protection
CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION COUNCIL
925-798-0546
1485 Treat Blvd, Suite 202, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Referrals to prevent child abuse, information sharing, Education, advocacy (Free)
CHILDREN’S PROTECTIVE SERVICES
925-646-1680
2530 Arnold Drive, Suite 200, Martinez, CA 94553
925-427-8811
510-374-3324
925-646-2881
Investigations into child abuse (Free)
FAMILY STRESS CENTER
925-827-0212
2086 Commerce Ave., Concord, CA 94520
925-706-8477
110 G Street, Antioch, CA 94509
Parenting, child care, respite nursery, teen parents program, head start program, support groups for children who have been sexually abused, individual therapy (sliding scale, low to no fee based on income).
Contra Costa County Community Services Department HEAD START Program
925-646-5540
2425 Bisso Lane, Suite 120, Concord, CA 94520
A federally funded comprehensive child and family development program designed to meet the needs of lowincome families with preschool children. The primary target population is children between the ages of 3 - 5 from families living below the federal pove
AIDS
AIDS/HIV SUPPORT
925-945-0941
Mary Richards provides supportive materials to help those diagnosed with HIV/AIDS
HIV/AIDS SUPPORT GROUP
925-674-2190
Meets biweekly in Concord. Partners, caregivers, friends, family welcome.
SENIOR OUTREACH SERVICE
925-937-8311
Frozen meals for anyone; AIDS patients included. $2 for 5 meals or more. Home delivery. Meals on Wheels, Friendly Visitors, Jobs, Care Management. Retired and Senior Volunteer Programs, Registry for those who will work in the home with seniors.
CALIFORNIA HIV/AIDS HOTLINE
1-800-367-2437
English, Filipino, Spanish
Parenting
PLANNED PARENTHOOD
925-676-0300
925-838-2108
925-935-3010
Serving men and women. Broad scope services.
SAFE EXCHANGE
800-799-7233
Arranges safe custody exchanges in domestic violence situations, and provides supervised visitation.
Gay & Lesbian Resources
THE TREVOR HELPLINE
866-4U-TREVOR
Established in 1998 to coincide with the HBO airing of the award winning short film "Trevor", hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, The Trevor Helpline is the only national 24hour, tollfree suicide prevention hot line aimed at gay and questioning youth.
LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL YOUTH HOTLINE
1-800-268-YOUTH
416-962-9688
PEER LISTENING LINE
1-800-399-PEER
25 and under
PFLAG (Parent and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
415-921-8850
P. O. Box 640223, San Francisco, CA 94164
EAST BAY PFLAG
510-562-7692
RAINBOW COMMUNITY CENTER
N/A
2637 Pleasant Hill Rd. Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
SPECTRUM CENTER FOR GAY, LESBIAN, AND BISEXUAL CONCERNS
415-457-1115
Adolescents
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH, AB 3632 PROGRAM SPECIAL EDUCATION PUPILS
925-646-5665
1026 Oak Grove Rd, Suite 11, Concord, CA 94518
Provides outpatient mental health services for school aged children. AB 3632 Program services are accessed by referral and may include: assessment; individual, group and/or collateral therapy; consultation with school staff; day treatment, residential tre
R.E.A.C.H. Rehabilitation, Education & Awareness for Community Humanitarianism
925-754-3673
1915 D Street, Antioch, CA 94509
Primary: Adolescents/Parents support groups. Staffed by MFCC interns. Program with Antioch police for adolescents to avoid probation. Do not take sexual abuse cases. (No Fee)
Parent Support Groups
C.A.R.E. (Center for Access to Resources & Education)
925-313-0999
1350 Arnold Drive, Suite 203, Martinez, CA
1-800-281-3023
Resource center for families of children with special needs (Free).
Alcohol & Drugs
ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNCIL OF CONTRA COSTA
925-932-8100
Education, information, referrals, & counseling
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES LINE
1-800-846-1652
Drug and alcohol addiction, triage, and referral
EAST COUNTY COMMUNITY DETOX CENTER
925-427-1384
500 School Street, Pittsburgh, CA 94565
ETOH and Drug detox program funded by County & state. Serves all income levels. Detox service is non medical, no methadone. Have 3 female beds, 7 male beds.
FREDERICK OZANAM CENTER
925-676-4840
2931 Prospect St., Concord, CA 94518
Recovery program for women 18+. Clients stay up to 6 months. Selfpaid or through county assistance.
MERRIT PERALTA INSTITUTE
510-652-7000
3012 Summit St., 5th Floor, C wing, Oakland, CA 94609
510-869-8850
Inpatient treatment, adults.
PEUBLO DEL SOL
925-676-2580
2090 Commerce Ave., Concord, CA 94520
Age 18+, 35 day inpatient, nonmedical detox center (social detox model), and referral service for men. Fee: $7.00 / day or sliding scale.
SUNRISE HOUSE
925-825-7049
135 Mason Circle, #M, Concord, CA 94520
90-day, livein social detox model drug/etoh therapy facility. 18+ yearold men & women; accepts third party reimbursement; also has indigent services.
THE OTHER BAR
1-800-222-0767
P.O. Box 318006, San Francisco, CA 94131-8006
Provides help to people who have legal problems with drugs or alcohol (Free)
WOLLUM HOUSE
925-458-1978
Women’s detox program; 90-day livein program and 30-60 days reentry (sliding scale fee)
Adoption
PACER (Post Adoption Center for Education & Research)
Volunteer staffed; program offering workshops and training on subjects related to adoptions. Some support groups.
Seniors
DIABLO VALLEY FOUNDATION FOR AGING DVFA
925-945-8040
1936 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek, CA 94596
10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
Provides a variety of services for seniors, age 60+, including conservatorship services, case management, money management, trustee and power of attorney services.
SENIOR SERVICES DIVISION
925-937-8311
Frozen meals for anyone; AIDS patients included. $2 for 5 meals or more. Home delivery. Meals on Wheels, Friendly Visitors, Jobs, Care Management. Retired and Senior Volunteer Programs, Registry for those who will work in the home with seniors.
Low Fee & Special Service Counseling Agencies
ANTIOCH MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC (FOR CHILDREN)
925-427-8664
2400 Sycamore Drive Suite 33, Antioch, CA 94509
Children only. Psychologists, MFCCs, MD. Take Medi-Cal , Contra Costa Health Plan, Sliding scale fees.
BAY AREA PSYCHOTHERAPY TRAINING INSTITUTE
925-284-2298
3468 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Ste B201, Lafayette, CA
Individual, couple & family therapy. Eating disorders. gay & Lesbian Issues, AIDS, and addictions. $25 - $60.
CATHOLIC COUNSELING SERVICE
925-825-3135
925-825-3099
Individual, couple, family & children. Occasional groups. Premarital counseling. $10 - $75. Spanish /English. Mostly MFCCs.
COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN COUNSELING CENTER
925-820-1467
375 Diablo Rd., Ste. 109, Danville, CA 94526
Individual, couple, family & adolescents. Eating disorders & addictions, women’s issues, divorce, recovery. Groups on divorce, relationships, anger management etc. Interns: $65, Licensed Therapist: $85 with sliding scale
CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
925-646-5468
Have to be Contra Costa County resident. Medi-Cal or Contra Costa Health Plan accepted. 5 - 18 years old.
CONCORD ADULT MENTAL HEALTH
925-646-5480
DIABLO VALLEY COLLEGE COUNSELING CENTER
925-685-1230
321 Golf Club Rd., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
For DVC students only: academic, personal and vocational counseling, usually short term (Free)
DIABLO VALLEY COUNSELING CENTER
925-210-1414
3000 Citrus Circle, Ste. 110, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Individual, couple & family. Play therapy, EMDR. $40 - $75.
DISCOVERY CENTER
925-837-0505
115A Town and Country Drive Danville, CA 94526
Individual, couple, family. Short term & long term counseling. Groups for stress management, codependency, midlife transition, mood disorder. $86 - $120 dollars per session. $25 - $30 for groups. Low fees are $36 - $60 per session depending on the family
FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES OF THE BAY AREA
510-834-2443
401 Grand Ave., Suite 500, Oakland, CA 94610
Provides respite care, kinship support, and intensive homebased services to families.
FAMILY STRESS CENTER
925-827-0212
2086 Commerce Avenue, Concord, CA 94520
925-706-8477
315 G Street, Antioch, CA 94509
Individual, couples, child, family, adult therapy. Low to no fee sliding scale. Respite care services, STEP parenting groups, various groups.
HAIGHT-ASHBURY PSYCH. SERVICES
415-221-4211
2166 Hayes St., San Francisco, CA
IMPULSE TREATMENT CENTER
925-680-4477
1226 Contra Costa Blvd., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Sex addiction treatment, anger management (women & men). Groups for both. Also groups for spouses of sex addicts. $40 - $85
JOHN F. KENNEDY UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY COUNSELING CENTER
925-798-9240
380 Civic Dr. Ste 200, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Individual, couple, families & children. $8 - $40. Therapists are MFCC trainees.
LIFESTYLES COUNSELING ASSOCIATES
925-746-7178
3478 Buskirk Ave., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Group, couple, individual, ACOA, addictions, women’s and codependency groups.
MAITRI PSYCHOTHERAPY INSTITUTE
925-934-8246
2930 Camino Diablo, #305, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Low to moderate fee for individuals, couples, families. Various groups available. Mediation offered to the community. (Contact Sue Wong)
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY ACCESS LINE
1-888-678-7277
PORCHEBELL HUME CENTER - NEURO-BEHAVIORAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL INSTITUTE
925-825-1793
2151 Salvio St., Ste. T, Concord, CA 94520
Adolescents, and adults. Multicultural mediation groups. Languages spoken include English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Persian, and Arabic. Therapy in other languages can be arranged.
NEW DIRECTIONS COUNSELING
925-798-7500
996 Oak Grove Rd., Concord, CA 94518
Individual, family, couples & children. No drug or alcohol use. Clients must be clean and sober 60 days. Low cost counseling.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FAMILY CENTER
925-939-8050
1621 North Broadway, Walnut Creek
925-370-1990
2244 Pacheco Blvd., Martinez, CA 94553
Individual, couple, family and children. Primary emphasis on runaways. Special assessment and diversion program for youth 10 to 18 called “Right Direction Project”. $5 - $80 and CCHP. Shortterm crisis placement for runaway children no older than 18.
PSYCHOTHERAPY INSTITUTE
510-548-2250
2232 Carlton St., Berkeley, CA 94704
Individual and couple, longterm therapy. $20 - $65. Consultation to professionals: $35
REDWOOD CENTER PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATES
510-843-1396
2428 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA
Affiliated office in Walnut Creek.
Serving: Individuals, couples, family, & children. Languages: Spanish, Japanese, Contemporary Hebrew. Specialties: Mediation, custody, divorce, dissociative disorders, hypnotherapy, systems orientation. Interns availa
TURNING POINT COUNSELING CENTER
925-934-8925
1399 Ygnacio Valley Rd., Ste 12, Walnut Creek, CA
Individual, couple, and family therapy for child molestation issues. Groups for victims (adults & children) and perpetrators. Long & shortterm therapy. Teen groups for sexually abused girls. $20 - $60.
ALAMEDA COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES: ACCESS PROGRAM
1-800-491-9099
Information, consultation and referral for mental health and substance abuse. Serving Alameda county only.
WOMEN’S THERAPY CENTER & COUPLES CLINIC
Women
501 Kearney St, El Cerrito, CA 94530
510-524-8288
510-524-4822
Individual therapy for women of all ages. Counseling for couples of all kinds. Response within 24 hrs. Wheelchair access.
WEST COAST CHILDREN’S CLINIC
510-527-7249
545 Ashbury Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530
510-269-9030
3301 12th St. #259, Oakland, CA 94601
Children, families, groups. Medi-Cal, low fee, full fee.
WRIGHT INSTITUTE
510-548-9716
2728 Durant St., Berkeley, CA 94701
Individual therapy for one year by doctoral interns. Some Spanish spoken. $15 - $67
Self-Help & Support Groups
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
925-934-7640
1885 Oak Park Blvd., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
1-800-227-2345
Provide information on treatment & other needs for cancer patients or their families.
ANXIETY DISORDERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
240-485-1001
Referrals for therapists across the nation specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders.
AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA
800-328-8476
Groups for parents of autistic children
CENTER FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
925-687-8844
391 Taylor Blvd # 120, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Adolescents and parents. Support groups for teens dealing with substance abuse issues and for parents dealing with acting-out teens.
CONTRA COSTA CRISIS CENTER
1-800-837-1818
24 hr line. Individual and group grief counseling.
JOHN MUIR MEDICAL CENTER
925-682-8200
2540 East St., Concord, CA 94520
925-674-2190
925-674-2351
925-674-2132
925-674-2077
925-674-2586
Support groups �Heart to Heart�,
cardiac patients and families,
stroke survivors and families.
CENTER FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
925-687-8844
391 Taylor Boulevard, Suite 120, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
925-753-1004
301 W. 10th Street, Antioch, CA 94509
Mobilizes peer pressure to promote positive change through prevention and early intervention educational support groups for adolescents. Teen family support, drug/etoh.
UNITED WAY HELP LINKS
1-800-273-6222
Community service referral, serving S.F., Napa and Solano counties
EDEN
510-537-2552
Community service referral serving Alameda County
CROSSROADS PROGRAM SERVICES of RECOVERY MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC.
925-682-5704
2449 Pacheco Street, Concord, CA 94520
Help if someone has difficulty with substance abuse. Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Arrange for assessment and admissions counseling, or leave a message after hours or on weekends.
WOMEN FOR SOBRIETY
510-758-7564
Orinda Community Church, 10 Irwin Way, Orinda, CA 94563
Self-help group for women with chemical dependency problems. Meets at Orinda Community Church. Saturday morning, 9:30 11:00.
12-STEP SELF-HELP GROUPS
925-932-6770
925-939-5371
925-939-4155
415-821-6155
1-800-347-8998
415-522-9099
1-800-287-8670
925-685-4357
925-825-0448
415-979-4715
215-536-8026
Websites
CONTRA COSTA PSYCH ASSOCIATION
APA WEBSITE
CPA WEBSITE
NATIONAL DEPRESSIVE-MANIC DEPRESSIVE ASSOCIATION
ASSOCIATION FOR BEHAVIORAL AND COGNITIVE THERAPIES
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH
LEARNING DISABILITIES OF AMERICA
LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL DISSEMINATION CENTER FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
PARENT TO PARENT SUPPORT