Crisis Residential Unit Serving Adults Crisis Residential Unit Serving Adults

Common Ground’s Crisis Residential Unit serving adults provides a short-term (1-14 days) alternative to inpatient psychiatric hospitalization for people agreeing to actively participate in a recovery oriented treatment environment.  Services include psychiatric medication review, group therapy,... Read More

Oakland Crisis Intervention & Recovery Team (OCIRT) Oakland Crisis Intervention & Recovery Team (OCIRT)

  Oakland Crisis Intervention & Recovery Team (OCIRT) provides recovery oriented, trauma informed crisis intervention to those requiring/desiring additional supports between the crisis and the onset of treatment. This service is provided to Community Mental Health eligible persons in Oakland... Read More

Victim Assistance Program Victim Assistance Program

Common Ground’s Victim Assistance Program provides 24-hour access to counselors and advocates for victims of crime, domestic and sexual abuse and workplace violence.  Assistance includes on-site advocacy, death notification, personal protection order assistance and accompaniment of victims to hospitals,... Read More

Agency Offers Mental Health First Aid Training to the Community Agency Offers Mental Health First Aid Training to the Community

The recent tragedy in Connecticut has prompted meaningful discussions about mental health issues and how to get care and treatment to those who need it before a situation turns into a crisis. The stigma surrounding mental illness often prevents people from seeking help or even acknowledging that they... Read More

Support Groups Support Groups

Love & Logic Support Group – Six week program for parents of teens and pre-teens that combines discussion, video, support and guest speakers. Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group- Provides outreach, support and information to those who have lost a loved one to suicide.  We provide three... Read More

SaYes Theatre Troupe SaYes Theatre Troupe

SaYes Theatre Troupe is a prevention based theater program comprised of trained peer mentors ages 15-25.  The SaYes Theater Troupe does performances on issues facing children, teens, young adults and families.  Topics include, but are not limited to:  peer pressure, bullying, teasing, substance abuse,... Read More

Counseling Program Counseling Program

Common Ground offers out-patient and in-home counseling for individuals and families with 10-17 year olds for up to three months, with the goal of helping families draw on their own resources and abilities to get through a crisis.  To find out more about counseling services, call our 24-hour  Resource... Read More

Graduated Apartment Program Graduated Apartment Program

Common Ground’s Graduated Apartment Program provides homeless adults 18-23, with housing subsidies and supportive services for up to two years.  The program is designed to reach each client where they are and help them develop a greater level of self-sufficiency, interpersonal skills and housing... Read More

A Step Forward A Step Forward

A Step Forward provides a safe and home-like transitional living shelter for homeless youths ages 16-20 for up to 18 months, who are seeking self-sufficiency.  The program also provides counseling, job training, career development, educational assistance, financial subsidies and medical assistance to... Read More

The Sanctuary The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary is a free and safe 24-hour shelter that provides 3-week residential counseling to runaways and youths in crisis between the ages of 10-17, with the goal of reuniting youths with their families.  For information on how to be accepted into the program, call our 24-hour Crisis and Resource... Read More

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