Crisis Support Resources
Rebekah Children's Services is continuing to provide counseling, triage and organizational debriefing as needed and as requested. Please contact us at 408-846-2100.
Support meetings in Spanish & English are currently being scheduled. Groups are open to the community and located at Rebekah Children's Services, 290 IOOF Ave, Gilroy. For more information, please contact us at 408-846-2100.
Drop-In Counseling & Support
Monday, August 12th
Rebekah Children's Services will have a Resource Table at South Valley Middle School from 5:00-7:00pm.
Wednesday, August 14th-Friday, August 16th
Student Drop-in Support will be available at the following schools:
- Glenview Elementary School
- Eliot Elementary School
- Rucker Elementary School
- Antonio Del Buono Elementary School
- Luigi Aprea Elementary School
- Las Animas Elementary School
- Rod Kelly Elementary School
- El Roble Elementary School
- Brownell Middle School
- South Valley Middle School
- Solorsano Middle School
- Gilroy High School
- Christopher High School
- Mount Madonna Continuation High School
Community Strength Building
Dialog and Healing Circles
Every Thursday Starting August 8th from 5pm – 7pm
San Ysidro Park Community Center
7700 Murray, Gilroy CA.
- Dialog and Healing
- Safe Space
- Community Bonding
- Light Snacks
Crisis Hotlines are available to provide emotional support for individuals 24 hours a day:
|Bill Wilson Center Crisis Hotlines||408-850-6125|
|Bill Wilson Center Youth Crisis Hotline||408-278-2585|
|Bill Wilson Center Grief Counseling Support||408-278-2512|
|Community Solutions 24-Hour Crisis Hotline||408-683-4118|
|Rebekah Children’s Services||408-846-2100|
|Santa Clara County Crisis Line||855-278-4204|
|Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Call Center||800-704-0900 (select option 2 for the Mobile Crisis team)|
|Suicide and Crisis Hotline||855-278-4204 or text RENEW to 741741 to speak confidentially with a crisis counselor|
|Uplift Family Services Santa Clara County Youth Crisis Line||408-379-9085|
Family Assistance Center
Assistance for Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting Victims
If you or a family member were present at the Gilroy Garlic Festival on Sunday, July 28th, you are eligible for services. Spanish speakers will be available. Services will be provided regardless of immigration status.
On Monday, August 5th, Victim Assistance Services will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at:
Morgan Hill District Attorney’s office
17275 Butterfield Blvd., Suite A
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
The Family Assistance Center will be opening at a new location starting Tuesday, August 6th and continuing through Thursday, August 8th.
Wheeler Community Center
350 W 5th Street
Gilroy, CA 95020
Days & Hours:
|Tuesday||8/6/19||11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||8/7/19||11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.|
|Thursday||8/8/19||11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.|
The services available at both locations include:
- Grief counseling and emotional support
- Assistance filing claims for state funds for payment of medical bills, counseling bills, and other assistance for victims and their families
- Referrals to agencies and providers for medical, counseling, and other services
Property Return Services
Property return services will be available at the Wheeler location from August 6th through August 8th.
Personal belongings will be available at the Wheeler location. Please be patient as some items have not been released by the FBI. Vendors wishing to retrieve their booth and/or items must coordinate their return with the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association.
For more information, or if you need assistance with transportation, please call the Family Assistance Center at 408-209-8356.
The Victim Services Unit provides assistance filing claims for payment of medical bills, counseling bills, and other assistance for victims and their families, as well as referrals to agencies and providers for medical, counseling and other services.
Contact the Victims Services Unit at 408-295-2656.