All phone numbers are Area Code 510 unless stated otherwise.
|Arts and Culture|
|East Bay Center for the Performing Arts
All levels of individual and group classes in dance and music taught by artists and musicians in a supportive environment. http://www.eastbaycenter.org/
Community theatre in Point Richmond, producing plays and musicals of the highest caliber for the last 48 years.
|National Institute of Arts and Disabilities (NIAD)
Art programs for people with developmental disabilities, NIAD promotes independence, dignity and community integration.
|Richmond Arts and Culture Commission
Coordinates arts organizations, artists, City and community; RACC advises the City regarding its artistic and cultural development. http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/~arts/
|Richmond Art Center
Encourages visual arts through exhibitions, education, and in-school programs; programs for adults, children and youth. http://www.therichmondartcenter.org/
|Richmond Main Street Initiative, Inc.
Dedicated to revitalizing historic downtown Richmond as a vibrant urban village that reflects the community’s heritage.
|Richmond Museum of History
Promotes study and research of Richmond’s history through collection, preservation, and display of historical materials.
|SS Red Oak Victory Ship
The only WWII vessel built by the Kaiser Shipyards in Richmond, California that is being restored.
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|Friends of Baxter Creek
Dedicated to restoration of the creek flowing through Poinsett and Mira Vista parks and “Gateway” at Macdonald & San Pablo Ave.
Educates and inspires communities to protect their local watersheds. Umbrella organization for many local groups.
|Social & Family Services|
|Community Violence & Rape Crisis Center
Works with the community to end sexual assault and family violence through prevention, crisis services, and treatment.
24 hr. hotline
|Contra Costa Health Services
Emergency care, health insurance, alcohol and drug rehab, homeless assistance, environmental protection, and more.
|Early Childhood Mental Health Program
Helps very young children recover from effects of trauma by fostering healthy emotional and social development.
|Parents, Resources and More (PRAM)
Helps families with young children in Greater Richmond area. Supports development of communities of healthy, happy, well-educated parents and children.
|Rubicon Programs, Inc.
Helps people with disabilities, or are homeless or similarly disadvantaged develop skills, get jobs, and obtain housing.
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|Contra Costa Senior Legal Services
Provides free legal services and seminars to residents of Contra Costa County who are sixty (60) years of age or older.
|California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
Consumer education and advocacy, referrals to assisted living and nursing homes, legal referrals.
|Elder Abuse Prevention
Education, advocacy, money management programs, telephone help, and more, for elder adults vulnerable to abuse or neglect.
|Family Caregiver Alliance
Information and research related to benefits, care strategies, community resources, family issues and hands-on care.
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Independent non-profit that rates local firms to help you find reliable and economical service.