The Bay Area Suicide and Crisis Intervention Alliance is a network of crisis and suicide prevention services in our region. Our members answer calls placed to the national crisis line and local hotlines. In addition, BASCIA member agencies may offer crisis text and other communications services, counseling and support, plus training and education in suicide prevention. Please contact your local agency for more information.

Toll Free Nationwide Crisis Line


24-Hour Hotline Business Line

San Francisco

San Francisco Suicide Prevention 415-781-0500 415-984-1900

San Mateo County

StarVista Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Program

(Crisis Intervention and

Suicide Prevention Center) 650 579-0350 650-579-0359


Santa Clara County

Suicide and Crisis Services of Santa Clara

Alameda County

Crisis Support Services

Of Alameda County 800-309-2131 510-420-2460

Contra Costa County

Contra Costa Crisis Center 800-833-2900 925-939-1916

North Bay

Suicide Prevention and

Community Counseling of Marin 415-499-1100 415-499-1193


This website is not set up to respond to a crisis situation.

Please contact your local agency listed above for crisis services.

If this is an emergency, please dial 911.