Crisis Support Services of Alameda County
To reach out and offer support to people of all ages and backgrounds during times of crisis, to work to prevent the suicide of those who are actively suicidal and to offer hope and caring in times of hopelessness.
For more than thirty years, Crisis Support Services has operated its 24-hour hotline, currently responding to more than 60,000 calls each year. CSS helps community members in times of grief and stress.
Founded on the humanistic idea that skilled intervention by nonprofessionals can help people in emotional crisis, our organization is part of an international movement with centers across the continent and around the world.