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Social Services Resources

Food pantry

Gives qualified families discounts on their energy bill each month.  See if you qualify and sign up online.


Call 211 for emergency housing assistance, affordable housing list and information.

Call 211, and indicate that you are currently homeless or at risk of becoming homeless (PDF) to be referred to the most appropriate programs.

mental health
  • If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately. 
  • If you are experiencing a mental or emotional crisis, call a 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.
  • Call National Suicide Hotline (800) 784-2433 or Text HOPE to 20121 (to text with a crisis counselor)
  • For Information and referrals to local services, as well as identifiers of an abusive relationship and instructions on how to make a safety plan: The National Domestic Violence Hotline  or call(800) 799-7233