Emergency Resources for the Community

NEED A LAWYER? Call our Lawyer Referral & Information Service at (925) 825-5700.
Business Hours M-TH 9 am – 4 pm / F 9 am – noon / Holidays excluded

or use our 24/7 Self-Referral Process now! 24/7 Self-Referral

Contra Costa A3 Community Crisis Response

A3 provides timely and appropriate behavioral health crisis services to Anyone in Contra Costa County Anywhere at Anytime.
CALL 833-443-2672
* If you or someone you know is having a behavioral health crisis, please call our A3 Miles Hall Community Crisis Hub for free emergency support.
* Open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
* Call 911 for incidents after those hours or on the weekend

Contra Costa A3 Community Crisis Response

Resources for Renters, Landlords and Homeowners in California

Provided by Housing is Key.
Rental Assistance - CA COVID-19 Rent Relief
Eviction Protections as of Oct. 1, 2022 - information for tenants and landlords
Foreclosure Assistance for Homeowners

Legal Services Fraud Alert for Renters in California

Provided by the State Bar of California.
Links to community resources.
What to consider before you hire a lawyer.
Finding the Right Lawyer pamphlet.

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Resources for Employers and Employees

Browse CCCBA's list of resources for employers and employees here.

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CA.GOV California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

California For All - Your actions save lives. Keep California Healthy!
Lots of information including available services, vaccine updates, tracking and data dashboards.

State of California Official Coronavirus Website

Contra Costa County

Official website.

Contra Costa County

Superior Court of California Contra Costa County

Official website.

Court Website

Disaster Resources - National Disaster Legal Aid

Disaster Preparedness Information; and Active Disaster Quick Links for help after hurricanes, storms, wild fires, ; landslides, flooding, etc.)

National Resources

California Employment Development Department

Official website.

California EDD


This guide provides tips about services, including public benefits, that are available to immigrant Californians, including some that are available regardless of immigration status. Other helpful information may be found at IMMIGRANTGUIDE.CA.GOV.

Immigrant Guide

Shelter Inc. - Hotline for Tenants

CALL 925-349-0571

Available assistance: Payment of past due rent, payment of current month's rent, payment of future months' rent, payment of outstanding utility bills, funds for food and necessities, funds for short-term emergency housing, referrals to other services.

More information

STAND! for Families Free of Violence

STAND! helps individuals & families dealing with Domestic Violence. CRISIS LINE: 1-888-215-5555. Call any time to access safety and support.


Friendship Line for Seniors

Institute on Aging’s 24-hour toll-free Friendship Line is the only accredited crisis line in the country for people aged 60 years and older, and adults living with disabilities. Their trained volunteers specialize in offering a caring ear and having a friendly conversation with depressed older adults.

The Friendship Line is both a crisis intervention hotline and a warm line for non-emergency emotional support calls.
CALL TOLL FREE 800-971-0016

Institute on Aging


Listos California helps individuals, families and communities prepare for disasters like wildfires, earthquakes and floods. We also help Californians respond to COVID-19. When we all do our part, we keep more people safe. Other helpful information may be found at LISTOSCALIFORNIA.ORG.

Tip Sheet

2-1-1 Contra Costa Database

Community resource specialists who will help you find services and resources that are available to you. They make finding help easier.

Can't find what you're looking for in their website guide. ? Dial 2-1-1 or text HOPE to 20121 to reach a live representative.

Local Resource Guide


They’re here to listen. 
And help – 24/7. If you are in a crisis and need help immediately, please call 211 or 800-833-2900 or text ‘HOPE’ to 20121 now. Doing so will quickly put you in touch with one of their call specialists. They offer Grief Counseling Resources; Family Support; and Homeless Services.


California Disaster Legal Services

Free legal help for survivors of California disasters, and resources for volunteers, provided by trusted California nonprofit legal aid providers. Now available: Will Assistance for Emergency Responders (WAFER) and individuals working in healthcare facilities.

California Disaster Survivor Resources