Education + Justice
For African American Students
For Latinx Students
For Asian and Pacific Islander Students
Additional Scholarship Resources
High School and College Support
Additional Educational Resources
Youth Justice Community Resources
Juvenile Justice System Resources
Contra Costa County District Attorney, Juvenile Prosecution
900 Ward Street, First Floor, Martinez, CA 94553
Ph: (925) 957-2200 Fax: (925) 646-2565
Hours: 8 AM-5 PM; Monday-Friday
Contra Costa County Public Defender, Juvenile Defender Unit
Karen Moghtader: Karen.Moghtader@pd.cccounty.us
Supervisor of Juvenile Unit
800 Ferry Street, Martinez, CA 94553
Ph: (925) 335-8000 Fax: (925) 335-8081
Community Health Resources
If you are currently experiencing an immediate crisis, contact the Contra Costa Crisis youth hotline at 800-833-2900. This hotline is available 24 hours a day, every day. If you'd like to come talk to one of our counselors, or just get some more info, please stop by, or call us at 510-374-3401 and ask for Joe or Marissa.
Additional Crisis Resources
California Coalition for Youth Hotline - 1 (800) 843 - 5200
Child Help National Abuse Hotline - 1 (800) 422 - 4453
Dedicated to the prevention of parental and guardianship abuse, this hotline helps youth at risk for abuse and guidance for potential crisis intervention.
The Trevor Project - 1 (866) 488 - 7386
For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning teens experiencing crisis.
Trans Lifeline - 1 (877) 565 - 8860
A hotline offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis - for the trans community, by the trans community.
Love is Respect - 1 (866) 331 - 9474 or Text loveis to 22522
Start Your Recovery
For individuals seeking healthy relationships with drugs and alcohol.
Nutrition, body image, and sports…You aren’t what you eat, but what goes in your body does matter.
An approach to healthy eating outside of diet culture.
Meals Matter—Healthy Eating Guide
From our friends at the Dairy Council: healthy eating, fitness, and nutrition.
TeensHealth—A Guide to Eating for Sports
Food for thought…and athletes.
Love the skin you’re in.
National Eating Disorders Association
Support for individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.
Need help staying calm or having trouble with stress or anger? Come check out our Anger Management class! You can also check out these websites.
Mental health, emotions, relationships, and more.
Information and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.
Palo Alto Medical Foundation Stress Management
Tips for controlling stress and staying calm.
When anger flares…manage the fire.
The Icarus Project
Support network and education project by and for those experiencing the world in ways that are often diagnosed as mental illness.
Self Help for Anxiety Management—Free App
A free app for helpful DIY anxiety management tools.
Looking for more? These resources are loaded with information on many more topics.
Go Ask Alice
All the questions you were too embarrassed or scared to ask.
Young Women’s Health
For teen girls around the world.
Medline Plus—Teen Health
One of the best sources for health information on the Web—and just for you.
Needle Exchange Sites
One-for-one syringe exchange programs to receive clean syringes, condoms, and harm reduction information.
St. James Infirmary—Handbook
A health and safety handbook designed by St. James Infirmary.
Looking for info about sex and how to stay healthy too? Get started with these sites.
Sexual health care and great information.
An accessible guide to birth control methods.
San Francisco Sex Information— (415) 989 - 7374
A website and free hotline service for accurate, nonjudgmental information about sex.
After abortion support.
Sex ed for the real world.
Sex education for teens, by teens.
LGBTQIA Safe Sex Guide
A LGBTQIA-inclusive guide to safer sex, plus educational information on gender identity, sexual orientation, and consent.
Teach-In: Resources For Youth Organizing
Student Movements Resources for and about student movements across the globe.
Know Your Roots: Resources About Community Organizing and History
American Civil Rights Movement
Voices of the Civil Rights Movement
An online exhibit documenting events during the Civil Rights Movement in the United States.
La Raza Movement
Graphics of the Chicano Movement in California
Collection of posters/images from the Chicano Movement.
The Latino History Project
Local and national Latino History from the Oakland Museum of California.
Migration and Immigration
Migration in California
Overview of various ethnic migrations in California from the 1920s.
Companion to the film series on the modern American immigrant experience.
Second Wave Feminism
Audio and video resources for the women’s movement of the 1970s.
Women of Protest
Photo collection from the fight for women’s right to vote.
Video and resources about a defining moment in the LGBTQ Movement in the United States.
DACA + Immigration Resources
Read our statement regarding the rescinding of DACA and view a list of important resources here.