The Hume Center is a licensed, non-profit community mental health center with offices in Concord, Pittsburg, Richmond, Fremont, and Pleasanton.
Please Join Us Today for our Last Lunchtime Event!

Lunchtime Persian Dance with Shahrzad Dance Company

June 4, 2020, 12:30 to 1pm

Shahrzad Dance Company (SDC) is dedicated to exploring the depth of classical and contemporary Persian dance. Directed by Shahrzad Khorsandi, author of The Art of Persian DanceSDC will be performing their Persian New Year performance for everyone on Zoom! 

To access this event on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 12:30pm, click this Zoom link:

Summer Breeze Concert Attended by 200+ People
On May 29, 2020, ten performers performed
 on the Zoom stage in the Summer Breeze Concert for Community Wellness! Please help us thank  David Serotkin Clarisse Saam Patrick Duffy , Roberto Roman,  Bryan Munar , John Hazen and Daniel Harris of  Across Party Lines Lacey Rae,   KC Dela Cruz , and  Natalie Amaya  for the tremendous concert they put on that got summer kicked off right and helped everyone feel a little lighter.

You can watch the concert as it was streamed to Facebook Live by  clicking here .
Putnam Clubhouse, The Hume Center, and a collaboration of community agencies partner every year to put on the long-running Summer Picnic. This year, Putnam Clubhouse has taken the lead in turning the event into a virtual picnic that includes eating BBQ at our homes!

There will games, music, fellowship, and, most importantly, a great lunch delivered by volunteers to picnic participants' homes. Please call the Putnam Clubhouse to RSVP at  925-691-4276 (Contra Costa Consumers and Family only) or reply this email if you have any questions.
Nicolasa Munoz, a Pre-Doctoral Intern at Hume Center, needs just a few more participants for her dissertation study on sexual harassment experienced by undocumented female agricultural workers. No identifying information is collected from participants and participants receive a gift card for their time. Please click here for the fliers in English and Spanish. Please share them with prospective participants.
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Here are some of our job openings.

Masters Level Clinician (LMFT, LCSW)


Coming Soon:
Vocational Specialist (Pittsburg, Richmond)
Peer Specialist and Family Partner (Richmond)

(All Content Below Repeated from Previous Newsletters)

* 211 Database: Alameda      Contra Costa 

*Please check out the great COVID-19 resource website being curated by Lincoln.  Click here.  

*Resource Lists by County: Alameda      Contra Costa


*For those who missed the "Ways to Cope with Strong Feelings Related to COVID-19" workshop, click here to download the powerpoint slides.

*Alameda County's Everyone Counts Campaign sent out these tips to help those who hear voices cope with everything related to COVID-19.


*Food Distribution Mapping using  GIS (global information system): Alameda     Contra Costa

* a locator of free clinics

*Contra Costa resources for undocumented immigrants. English. Spanish.


*Relief Funds for Undocumented Workers
Click here  to learn more about resources for undocumented workers in California.

* Click here for a resource list for COVID-19 Financial Assistance
for people living with cancer. 

* Click here to download the flier for Hume's Farsi and English speaking Support Groups.

* Click here  to download the flier for Hume's Punjabi Support Group

* Click here to download the flier for Hume's South Asian Support Group in Hindi

* Click here  for information about Putnam Clubhouse's Virtual Clubhouse. You can download the application  here .

*Disaster Distress Helpline : Call  1-800-985-5990  (TTY  800-846-8517 ) or text TalkWithUs to  66746  for 24/7 support.
*Click here to learn about Bay Area Hearing Voices Network and their new online support groups.

*Crisis Text Line : Text HOME to  741741  for 24/7 crisis support.

*    free online text chat for emotional support

* an international fellowship offering weekly online meetings

* low- and no-cost virtual support groups in English and Spanish

* online peer support

* online support for partners/friends of people with mental health challenges

* free peer-to-peer online support community

* resources, quizzes, and an "Ask the Therapist" function


Lists of AA meetings being offered virtually: Alameda      Contra Costa    East Bay      Tri-Valley

Their Grapevine magazine, which is a meeting in print, is available online for free at  this link .

*In recovery and staying home? Here's a  helpful article from Recovery Centers of America. See their site for lots of helpful resources and online events.


* Click here  for information about the Family Path Parenting Stress Helpline

* Click here to view of listing of resources for remote learning for students.

* Click here  for resources to help parents who are educating their child at home and want help with strategies, tips, and ways to assess how your child is doing.

* Click here for California PTA's resource list for families at home. It has a wealth of distance learning resources, field trips from home sites, and tips and suggestions.


*Resources and News for Tenants During the COVID-19 Emergency: Essential first steps to protect renters, self-help resources, news, and updates.

*Q&A published by the San Jose Mercury News featuring housing law attorneys

**Click here for an FAQ about the 2020 Fair Housing Law that pertains to Source of Income.

*Alameda County residents' Tenants Rights Line at 1 (888) 382-3405

*Bay Area residents' Legal Advice Line at 1 (800) 551-5554

*Click here for Central California Legal Services.

*Click here  for City of Oakland tenant information.


* Marketplace  is keeping an updated list of what to read and stream for free online.

* Social Distancing Festival  is a one stop site listing all the arts, performances, and other online streaming events available. 

* #CreateatHome has lists of online creative arts and entertainment options.

* Billboard  is maintaining a list of free streaming concerts online.
Have You Been Counted Yet?

Click here to learn more about the census and to be counted! The census drives vital funding toward our community and every person counts. There is still time to take the census!
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