The Hume Center is a licensed, non-profit community mental health center with offices in Concord, Pittsburg, Richmond, Fremont, and Pleasanton.
For those who missed the "Ways to Cope with Strong Feelings Related to COVID-19" workshop, click here to download the powerpoint slides.

But Wait, There's More!
The Hume Center has arranged a series of fun community Zoom events to keep everyone connected!

Lunchtime Improv!  April 30, 2020, 12:30 to 1:00pm
We are excited to entertain you with some hilarious improv. Join virtually with others during lunchtime and be lifted by the power of laughter and community!

Lunchtime Concert!  May 5, 2020, 12:30 to 1:00pm with Roberto Roman!
One of the local mental health community's own legends, Roberto Roman, will be regaling us with his inspirational singing. Join us at lunchtime as he lifts us up to start the month of May off right! You've heard him perform at Contra Costa's Annual Hope and Empowerment Softball Tournament, SPIRIT graduation, and many other events, and now he'll share his talents live on Zoom!
Lunchtime Concert! May 7, 2020, 12:30 to 1:00pm with KC Dela Cruz!
We are excited to announce that professional theatre performer KC Dela Cruz, a former Hume Center employee who is making her way toward the Big Apple, will be singing some pop, power ballads, and Disney/theatre songs! Catch up with her on Instagram at  @kcdelacruzz .

To access these events, click here to open the web page for more information and the Zoom links.

We would also like to thank Patrick Duffy, Roberto Roman, John Hazen, David Serotkin, and others who have been supporting Hume Center's staff in a series of private music events for our staff.
Thank you to all of our Performers So Far!
Please join us in thanking Natalie Amaya and Alicia Glenn for performing during the  Coping with Strong Feelings worksh op on 4/9, Patrick Duffy for his piano performance for Hume staff on 4/14, and Sensei Geoff Mires for his karate workshop on 4/16. These professionals brought  joy and ho pe to the community!
Hume Concord Clinics are Combining

In June, 2019, The Hume Center integrated the Phoenix Center into its set of programs. The Phoenix Center offers psychotherapy and psychiatry services for adult Medi-Cal consumers. The Phoenix Center is located just half a mile from our existing Concord Clinic. On April 24, 2020, the Phoenix Center will close as planned and all services and staff currently offered there will be migrated to our Concord Clinic starting April 27.

Click here to download an information flier that includes a map showing both clinics. The Phoenix Center's phone and fax numbers will continue to work at our Concord Clinic starting April 27, 2020.
Hume is Forming Support Groups on Zoom in Farsi and English

Hume is also Forming Support Groups on Zoom in Hindi and Punjabi

* Click here to download the flier for the Punjabi Support Group
* Click here to download the flier for the South Asian Support Group in Hindi
Partner Spotlight: India Community Center

The Indian Community Center, located in Milpitas is offering a variety of virtual programs for Seniors and Youth and virtual fitness classes every day. They have collaborated with the Crack the Wellness Code initiative along with the Hume Center to also feature webinars focused on wellness for Seniors and Youth.  Click here for more information and click here for the schedule of their virtual classes.
Free Streaming Events Online

Even though many events have been canceled or postponed, there are plenty of ways to connect with live and entertaining events online. Click here to look at Billboard's updated list of streaming concerts and music events.
Know Someone Who Should Work at Hume?
Here are some of our job openings.

Masters Level Clinician (LMFT, LCSW)


Coming Soon:
Vocational Specialist (Pittsburg, Richmond)
Service Data Analyst (Richmond)
Peer Specialist and Family Partner (Richmond)
Events, Resources, and Information

*Click here to learn about CalFresh increases in April and May!


*Click here for information about Food Pantry food distribution in Pittsburg on April 20, 2020.

*Click here to learn about Mental Health Friendly Communities' event for faith and mental health resources to support African Americans to flatten the curve and reduce risk during COVID-19 on April 20, 2020.

* Click here for information about JFCS East Bay's virtual training focused on tips and trends for serving South Asian survivors of domestic violence and intimate partner abuse on Friday, April 24, 2020 from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

Virtual Resources:

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

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

Contra Costa:

*Have concerns about a neighbor who is elderly or disabled? Click here for information on how to help in Contra Costa during COVID-19.

* Click here for information about Seneca's Mobile Response Team for Contra Costa youth. Click here for information about Contra Costa's Mobile Crisis Response Team for adults.

*The  Year Up program at Diablo Valley College  (DVC) in Pleasant Hill, CA is planning to serve another 80 students starting in August. The program connects talented individuals  to careers in IT-Helpdesk/Desktop Support and Project Management Support. Click here to see their website.

*Click here to view changes to Tri-Delta Transit's reduced schedule.
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* 211 Database for Contra Costa: Click here to view their database. Or click here to download their flier.

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

*Food Distribution Mapping in Contra Costa Now Available
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. It was developed by Contra Costa's IT Department and 211.  Click here for more information.

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

*    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

* a locator of free clinics

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We'd love to feature your program or service. Simply reply to this email and let us know what you'd like featured in our next newsletter!
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