Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services

4760 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, Ca 90230
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Our mission Didi Hirsch transforms lives by providing quality mental health, substance use and suicide prevention services in communities where stigma or poverty limits access.

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services

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Volunteer for the Suicide Prevention Center

Our Suicide Prevention Center needs your help to staff its 24/7 Crisis Line as a volunteer Crisis Counselor! This role is one of the most intensely rewarding ways to contribute to your community while helping to erase the stigma around suicide and mental health. Many of our volunteers are pursuing careers in the mental health field or considering a career change before applying to graduate school, while others are looking for something meaningful to do in their spare time. Some have been touched by suicide, and others just want to help people in crisis. Must be age 18 or older and located in Los Angeles or surrounding counties (Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, or Ventura). Ability to attend the 6-week training and satisfy all training requirements. Ability to commit to one weekly 4-hour shift on the Crisis Line for 12 months Ability to travel to our Century City office location as required. Trainees who successfully pass all training requirements are asked to commit to one weekly 4-hour shift on the Crisis Line for a minimum of 12 months where they take either phone calls or chats/texts.
  • Weekly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Virtual, Indoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

Volunteer for Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services

If you are interested in volunteering seasonally or on a case-by-case basis by doing administrative work, teaching classes, facilitating activities, participating in fundraising efforts, or providing childcare, please contact us.
  • Occasional, Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Office work, Event support, Indoor
  • None, On-site, Formal
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends
How you help Whether one hour or twenty, the commitment to service that volunteers make are important to Didi Hirsch’s clients and staff. Volunteers are always welcome at Didi Hirsch; they help us achieve our mission to provide quality mental health and substance use services to people in need.
About us Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services has provided free mental health, substance use disorder and suicide prevention services since 1942. Dedicated to serving communities where stigma or poverty limits access, Didi Hirsch helps more than 150,000 children and adults from 10 locations and 100 schools throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties each year. Our Suicide Prevention Center is the nation’s first and an international leader in training, research and crisis services.
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