The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting all of our families, our communities and our way of life. The Child Abuse Prevention Council of Contra Costa County wants to share with you some resources to help
- California Department of Social Services
- CAMHPRO COVID-19 Resource List with Links
- Contra Costa County resources
- Contra Costa County resources No. 2
- Coping With Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- COVID Resources Contra Costa County
- COVID-19 SOS Emergency Relief
- Educating all learners during the Covid-19 Disaster
- Emergency Relief Fund
- Fondo de Ayuda de Emergencia
- Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19
- Public charge and Covid-19
- Public charge and Covid -19 Spanish version
- Recursos de Covid-19 para inmigrantes indocumentados en Contra Costa County
- Stress and Coping
- T.A.L.K Line
- TALK Line flyer for Parents (Spanish)
- PsychHub also has a page dedicated for mental health resources during this time.
- Hospice East Bay
Easily find food banks, school meals, and senior center food distribution sites.As the economic toll of COVID-19 hits our communities hard, hunger is a growing concern. Fortunately, free and low-cost food providers are ramping up their service, in a way that maintains social distancing. To help you find food, Contra Costa County has a new GIS (global information System) mapping tool. It can be used on any mobile device, just like searching for the nearest gas station or cafe on your phone.
Contra Costa County COVID-19 Food Distribution Map https://cccgis.link/Food
The tool, developed by the County’s IT Department, incorporates data from the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano, school districts, senior centers, and other food organizations. It was developed in partnership with 211 Contra Costa, the crisis center. Supervisor Gioia’s office also contributed to the map’s development. Please distribute this map url widely! It is a community tool and will be continually updated.
Food Resource Easily find food banks, school meals, and senior center food distribution sites.As the economic toll of COVID-19 hits our communities hard, hunger is a growing concern. Fortunately, free and low-cost food providers are ramping up their service, in a way that maintains social distancing. To help you find food, Contra Costa County has a new GIS (global information System) mapping tool. It can be used on any mobile device, just like searching for the nearest gas station or cafe on your phone.
COVID-19 Resources and Wellness
Contra Costa County Behavioral Health Services (BHS) has created a Coronavirus/COVID-19 web page with helpful resources for the community.The document can be found on the BHS Home Pageat https://cchealth.org/bhs/ or by clicking under the Latest Information section on the right hand side in the yellow box.
What is this program?
- The State of California will provide one-time disaster relief assistance to adult undocumented immigrants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
- This is only for adults who are ineligible for other forms of federal unemployment or pandemic related assistance, such as the CARES act or unemployment benefits.
- You must apply with the nonprofit organization assigned to the county where you live.
- Catholic Charities East Bay is the assigned organization for residents of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.
- The first step is to call the toll-free number on or after Monday, May 18 after 9am.
- You must provide information and documents to verify your identity, your address, and to show you have been impacted by COVID-19. More information is available after you call the toll-free number.
Applications accepted by phone only at 1-866-490-3899 starting on May 18, 2020
Working in health care has its stressors, with irregular hours, understaffing, lack of resources and worrisome patient situations, to name a few. Addressing mental and physical health needs is always important for health care providers. But in times of crisis, when health systems and workers are stressed to the max, prioritizing one’s own well-being is all the more important.Taking care of mind, body and spirit is crucial for health care providers to stay healthy and continue to provide care. The online resources below can help individuals stay mentally healthy, no matter the circumstances. Read more
Events happening in September
- Opportunity Junction, an agency which works to assist Contra Costa residents get and keep good jobs by providing training, support, experience, and employer introductions has started to transition and prepare their programming to be offered via an online platform
- Monument Crisis Center’s Distribution Dates in September
- Self-Care and Wellness Resource:
If you work on the front lines in health care, you are invited to take a pause and join a virtual “Resilience Circle.” — register here or by clicking the link below. Research shows mindfulness, gratitude, and connection strengthen our immune systems, improve sleep, and increase our overall resilience. However, it is hard to practice mindfulness and gratitude when one is busy battling COVID. This event is therefore being offered every Friday at 9:30am PT (12:30pm ET), in appreciation for everything those working in health care are doing to keep our communities healthy.
The Resilience Circle for health care is being offered at no cost through a partnership with Gratitude Blooming.
COMMUNITY RESOURCE GUIDE – COVID 19
Family Violence Prevention and Child Abuse Services and Prevention As of 6/26/20
Emotional Support Hotline
Parents Anonymous provides Evidence-Based Emotional Support 8-8 pm 7 days a week calls, live chats, text, and email and Parents and Caregivers can join a free Weekly Online Parents Anonymous® Group through the website where there are also other resources: caparentyouthhelpline.org.
COVID-19 Testing at North Richmond Site
Please see the attached flyers on COVID-19 testing at The North Richmond testing site. The site is now open Tuesdays and Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm, for walk-in only. No appointment is needed. Attached are flyers in English and Spanish.