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Here are some local resources we've found. 

A3/CC Mobile Crisis Response Team

While this is not an emergency service, A3 / Contra Costa's MCRT provides professional same day intervention for adults in mental health crises. Click here to visit the county website.

Rental Assistance

If you're having trouble making rent or need similar resources check out these two links. Click here for City of Richmond and  here for Contra Costa County.

CRISIS Text Line

24/7 free mental health support. Text HOME to 741741. 

Richmond Emergency Food Pantry

Established in 1971, the REFP provides food to more than 45K families annually.  Click here to go to their website.

Your Local Library

Free wi-fi, free tickets, free books, and access to many more underrated resources as an underrated resource itself!

CCC Employment & Human Services

Click here to learn more about how our county can help with housing and homeless services.

Greater Richmond Interfaith Program

GRIP is a wonderful organization that seeks to end homelessness and hunger in the San Francisco Bay Area. We work extensively with the members of GRIP to provide services for those in need. Click here to learn more.

Food Bank of Contra Costa/Solano 

If you need food immediately, please call the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano at 855-309-FOOD (3663) or click here to visit their website. 

West County Resource List

Click here for a list of services that include: academics, anti-violence,  foster youth, immigration and more.  This list is different from the guide listed below.

The Living Prayer Center

 The Upper Room Living Prayer Center helps individuals, small groups and local congregations grow in their understanding and experience of prayer. Click here to visit the website. Furthermore, if you might find their daily devotional booklets helpful click here to view those. 

RYSE Youth Center

From interships and artist residencies to education and health justice, RYSE knows how help your kids level up and keep them busy!  Click here for their website.


 CocoKids offers free childcare and preschool referrals. Their database of licensed childcare for all of Contra Costa and our expert staff can help you find the right care and early education to meet your family and child’s needs. They may also be able to help you  find financial assistance for childcare. Click here to visit the website.

West Contra Costa Resource Guide

Click here for a list of services that include: Shelters, Hotlines, Utility Assistance,  Mental Health and more. While this is the 2018 edition it features a wider array of services than the recent, which may help to point you in the right direction. Provided by the WCC Crisis Center.

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