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Program Summary

CalHOPE delivers crisis support for communities impacted by a national disaster. This is a Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and run by the California Department of Health Care Services.


CalHOPE builds community resiliency and helps people recover from disasters through free outreach, crisis counseling, and support services.

Services include:

  • Individual and Group Crisis Counseling and Support
  • Individual and Public Education
  • Community Networking and Support
  • Connection to Resources
  • Media and Public Service Announcements


Help - Give support in a caring and inclusive manner.

Outreach - Connect with people, communities, volunteers, and partner organizations.

Possibilities - Provide opportunity to recover and improve.

Empowerment - Strengthen communities with knowledge, tools, and resources.