fie HOPE counsel wheelwrightThe California HOPE crisis counseling program ended on June 30th. The program was funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help survivors cope with trauma after the October wildfires. KRCB’s Adia White spoke with California HOPE project manager Wendy Wheelwright about the work that remains to be done.


(Image: Wendy Wheelright talks with KRCB news director Steve Mencher in June of 2018. To listen to that interview click here. Image Credit: Steve Mencher)


Free mental health services are still available through the following programs:

Wildfire Mental Health Collaborative
Call NAMI at (866) 960-6264

Rebuilding Our Community: Sonoma
Call Resource Center: (707) 535-3349

Catholic Charities Disaster Case Management
Phone number: (866) 542-5480

Sonoma Community Resilience Collaborative
Phone number: (707) 303-3600

Santa Rosa City Schools' Integrated Wellness Center
Phone number: (707) 890-3827

Wellness And Advocacy CenterPeer-to-Peer Mental Health Support
Phone number: (707) 565-7800

Jewish Community Free Clinic
Phone number: (707) 585-7780


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