Rainbow logo for LGBTQ organization at Contra Costa CollegeSafeZone is a faculty and staff group dedicated to creating a supportive environment for the LGBTQ+ community at Contra Costa College. When you encounter the SafeZone logo on campus, know that you are welcome to express yourself freely and in confidence.

LGBTQ+ Resources 

On campus

  • SafeZone – faculty & staff group. For more information, please contact Carlos-Manuel Chavarria.
  • Alphabe+ Club – student group. For more information, please contact Charles Ramirez in the Student Life Office.
  • Counseling – CCC counselors are ready and available to help discuss personal matters. Make an appointment online.
  • Wellness Program – Provided by John F. Kennedy University, the program offers therapists to CCC students. For information, appointments, & referrals, please call 510-215-3960, or email
  • Gender Neutral Restrooms – Located on the second floors of the General Education Building, Gym Annex, and Library; and on the first floor of the Early Learning Center.



  • LGBT National Hotline: 1-888-843-4564