Gilroy Festival Shooting: Crisis Support Centers

To support those coping with the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting, the Santa Clara County DA's Office's Victim Services Unit, the American Red Cross and Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Services are providing crisis support centers in South County and a live crisis hotlines. The sites will be walk-in only, please see hours noted.

Support is available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.
Crisis Support Center
Christopher High School
850 Day Rd
Gilroy, CA 95020
Available through Friday, August 9 from 4pm - 8pm

​Behavioral Health Crisis Support Center
Wheeler Community Center
270 W. 6th St.
Gilroy, CA 95020
​Available through Friday, August 9 from 11am - 5pm

Additional support resources:

Victim Services Unit San Jose Office
70 W. Hedding St
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 295-2656

Disaster Distress Helpline
1-800-985-5990 or text 'TalkWithUs' to 66746

Live Crisis Hotline
General County Behavioral Health Crisis Hotline 24/7

Bill Wilson Center​
Crisis Hotline - 408-850-6125
Youth Crisis Hotline - 408-278-2585
Grief Counseling Support - 408-278-2512

2-1-1 Information and Referral Services
​Dial 2-1-1 for access to health and human services such as mental health counseling. It is a free non-emergency, confidential service that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It is available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Mandarin, and 140 other languages.
First 5 Crisis Resources

In addition First 5 has created a page to guide families to resources both online and in the community to help cope with the trauma.  

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