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Crisis Support Services of Alameda County

Founded in 1966, Crisis Support Services of Alameda County offers a broad range of counseling, education and prevention services in a safe environment. CSS' 24-hour crisis hotline responds to more than 65,000 calls each year.

Services include:
  • on-going therapy groups, school-based counseling, supportive services for seniors, suicide prevention for youth, and community education.

Crisis Support Services of Alameda County recognizes and understands the impact of trauma including the challenge of accessing supportive services. Our mission is to provide a welcoming and safe environment, rooted in the belief that through collaboration with clients at every stage of service healing is possible.?
Service Area:

Alameda County

Contact Information

Main Address:

P.O Box 3120

Oakland CA 94609


Crisis Support Services of Alameda County's hotline operates 24/7, 365 days a year. Mon 24hr - 24hr Tue 24hr - 24hr Wed 24hr - 24hr Thu 24hr - 24hr Fri 24hr - 24hr Sat 24hr - 24hr Sun 24hr - 24hr

Program Details

Program Fees:


Volunteer Information


No experience necessary, there's an extensive, free 90-hour training program to prepare you to take calls.1 year commitment, once a week, 4 hour shift minimum