Health & Wellness


    • Crisis Lines
      Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will 
      help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment. Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor.

      Butte County Behavioral Health provides services for individuals in crises, for youth, for adults and for alcohol and drug treatment. Services are provided in Chico, Paradise, O
      roville, Gridley and rural communities. Call (free) 1-800-334-6622 or 530-891-2810

      California Peer-Run Warm
      Line offers non-emergency emotional support and referrals to anyone in the state needing mental health help. Call (free) 1-855-845-7415

    What is 988? The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) offers 24/7 call, text and chat access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing suicidal, substance use, and/or mental health crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress.

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    • Walk-In Crisis Services Available 6:00am to 11:OOpm, 7 days a week, including holidays.  560 Cohasset  Rd. Ste.  180, Chico, CA 95926
    • Crisis Response Team The Crisis Response Team provides services to individuals in Butte County who are experiencing mental health crisis events, regardless of insurance status and age, to determine appropriate level of care to maintain consumer and community safety.
      How to access Crisis Response Team services:
      Self-Referral/Walk-in  Services
      Available 6:00am to 11:OOpm, 7 days a week, including holidays.  560 Cohasset Rd. Ste.  180,
      Chico, CA 95926
      • Community-Based  Referrals
        Local hospital providers: Available 24 hours, 7 days a week, including holidays Butte County schools: Available during school hours
    • CareSolace is an online resource with a live 24x7 concierge line meant to assist individuals in finding local mental health related programs and counseling services.

    • Cultural Specific Supports
      Stonewall Alliance  Serving Greater Chico, CA’s LGBTQ+ and Ally Community.
      African American Empowering & Embracing African American Families and Community
      Native American Provides educationally and culturally related academic needs of American Indians

    • Food & Shelter
      CalFresh provides monthly food benefits that help individuals and families buy healthy, nutritious food! Even if temporary, individuals and families who have experienced a change in their circumstances and need additional help may apply for CalFresh. To apply (1) Online: at or; (2) Call 1-877-410-8803 (Butte County)or
      1-877-847-3663 (FOOD) to be connected to their local county social service office.

      Community Action Agency of Butte County, Inc. (CAA) distributes food throughout the service region encompassing Butte, Glenn, Colusa, Plumas, Sierra and Tehama counties. For the most current food distribution calendars and locations in your area, click here.
      Homeless Emergency Action Response Team (HEART) program, operated by Youth For Change, provides street outreach services, a 24/7 crisis hotline and mobile response, emergency shelter, assessment, case management, and brief individual and family counseling. Call (free) 1-877-478-6292 (RunAWAY)