Local Groups & Services

While NAMI Contra Costa strives to provide groups and services to those affected by mental illness, there are various other groups and services within Contra Costa County that can help you. Listed below is a collection of local resources that are not sponsored by NAMI or NAMI CC.

Support Groups

For Family Members of Adults with a Mental Illness

      • In Brentwood: Last Monday of each month at 7:00 PM, Raley’s Grocery, 2400 Sand Creek Rd., Brentwood. For more information, ontact Laurel Howard-Fong at (925) 437-1751 or lphfong19@gmail.com.

    For Family Members of Children and Adolescents with a Mental Illness

        • ON HOLD In Lafayette: New Hope Support Group: 2nd Monday 7 PM – 9 PM. Formal diagnosis not needed. Includes parents of children with OCD. Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, Rm 204, 49 Knox Drive, Lafayette. Christina Mellin (925) 899-0862 or ccmellin28@gmail.com. Please call before attending.

      For Individuals with a Mental Illness

          • ON HOLD DUE TO COVID-19 In Lafayette: Clutterless Self-Help Group: Mondays except U.S. Postal Service holidays, 7 PM, The Parkview, 100 Valley Ave., Pleasanton. Cross street is Sunol. Use main entrance and go to 2nd Floor Activity Room. (925) 289-5356. 

          • ON HOLD DUE TO COVID-19 Weekly Mental Wellness Support Group: Please feel free to join us in a safe environment to share, listen and pray for those who are struggling with their mental well being. We will also have mental health experts from NAMI Contra Costa as well as other mental health experts at times to discuss resources for those interested and who are in need. You are not alone. We are truly all in this together. 
            To sign up, please visit here.

        Educational Programs

            • Recovery Innovations: Education and peer support for people with mental illnesses.
                  • 2975 Treat Blvd. C-8, Concord (925) 363-7290

                  • 2400 Sycamore Dr., Ste 30/31, Antioch (925) 732-7930

                  • 2101 Vale Rd., Ste 300, San Pablo, (510) 910-0445.

            Activity-Based Programs

                • Putnam Clubhouse: For people with a mental illness to work on vocational and social skills while running the facility. Doctor referral required. For more information, call (925) 691-4276 or visit their website at putnamclubhouse.org.

              NAMI CC & Local Resources Sheet

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