Category Archives: Counseling, Therapy, and Emotional Support

American Cancer Society

Together with our millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society (ACS) saves lives and creates a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back. The …
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The Beat Within

The Beat Within conducts weekly conversation and writing workshops within Bay Area juvenile halls. Our volunteers, or facilitators, are the ambassadors of The Beat program withing the halls, conducting the workshops and encouraging the youth to participate and write.

San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center

Description of Organization and/or Volunteer Opportunities Available: The San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect, the promotion of healthy families and the mental health of children. We need volunteers for our …
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San Francisco Suicide Prevention

San Francisco Suicide Prevention is the oldest community-based telephone crisis center in the United States. Founded in 1962 by a journalist from the British Broadcasting Corporation, the organization adopted a crisis management model developed by the Samaritans Centers in Great …
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CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children Alameda County

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program is a nationally-based organization that provides one-on-one court advocacy to abused, neglected and abandoned children who are dependents of juvenile court.

Shanti

Shanti

Founded in 1974 by Dr. Charles Garfield, Shanti has been at the forefront of a growing national movement to enhance the quality of life for persons living with life-threatening or chronic illnesses by providing volunteer-based emotional and practical support. Shanti …
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Samaritan House

Samaritan House

Samaritan House is a private nonprofit organization providing services to help meet the essential daily needs of more than 12,000 low-income people within San Mateo County, California. We provide an interim “safety net” for individuals and families in need while …
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Crisis Support Services of Alameda County

Crisis Support Services of Alameda County

Our Life-Saving Mission 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 during times …
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CORA – Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse

CORA - Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse

CORA is the only agency in San Mateo County with the sole purpose of serving victims/survivors of domestic violence/abuse. We are a multicultural agency committed to serving victims/survivors, regardless of age, ethnicity/race, financial status, language, sexual orientation, immigration status, class, …
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