Battered Women's Alternatives (BWA)

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.

Newsletter production help is needed: August 8th 9am-noon; August 9th 9:30am-12:30pm and 1pm-4pm; August 10th 9am-noon. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 925-685-6633 to help. Teens are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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."

>>Volunteer Opportunities

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.

FBCCS Web Site: www.foodbankccs.org

>>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.

>>Volunteer Opportunities, Financial donations needed.