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ORGANIZATION: Buckelew Programs: Suicide Prevention

  • 32 people are interested

Volunteers are vital to our 24/7 service. To volunteer on our Hotline, individuals must successfully complete our Hotline Training Class. The class includes information on the following topics: identifying individuals in suicidal or other types of crisis; communication; counseling; active listening skills; and suicide/crisis intervention techniques and other subjects.

The 40- to 60-hour training classes are held in Novato for 6 weeks on Tuesdays & Thurs 4-5:30 pm with other classes and trainings as needed. For those becoming volunteers there are 4 additional Tuesdays.

Classes are held in January, April, and September of each year.

Please check our website for current enrollment details:


For more information or to sign-up for the training classes please email HR@buckelew.org

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About Buckelew Programs: Suicide Prevention


201 Alameda Del Prado #103, Novato, CA 94949, US

Mission Statement

Buckelew Programs’ mission is to promote recovery, resilience and hope by providing behavioral health and support services that enhance quality of life.


Suicide Prevention & Community Counseling is a 24-hour crisis intervention/suicide prevention telephone counseling service. We also offer Grief counseling by phone.

If you or someone you know needs help, call 415-499-1100 for the Marin Suicide-Prevention & Community Counseling Hotline. For Sonoma, Mendocino, and Lake County Residents please call the North Bay Suicide Prevention Hotline at 855-587-6373.


Crisis Support
Emergency & Safety
Crisis Support, Emergency & Safety, LGBTQ+


We'll work with your schedule.


undisclosedNovato, CA 94949


  • Crisis Counseling
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Bereavement Support
  • Counseling / Mental Health


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week for one year
  • You must complete the Buckelew Programs Suicide Prevention hotline training (10 weeks) and be vetted prior your first shift.

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