IN CASE OF EMERGENCY ( Police, Fire or medical)
- From a campus phone: Call 911 (You don't need to dial "9" before calling 9-1-1 from a campus phone.)
- From a mobile phone: Call 911 or 408.924.8000
For non-emergencies: Call 650.949.7313 or dial extension 7-3-1-3 from campus phones
- to report non-violent crimes such as theft
- to report non-injury vehicle accidents
- to report minor disturbances such as loud music
- to request assistance with unlocking doors, jump-starting a car, or obtaining a nighttime police escort
- to inquire about parking issues, fingerprinting, lost and found items, and general district police information
When you call the non-emergency number, you will always be given the option to reach a dispatcher, even when the campus police substation is closed.
Get help & support for suicide. If you’re in emotional distress, suicidal crisis, or if you believe that someone else is in danger of suicide and you have their contact information, contact your local law enforcement for immediate help. There are psychiatric CRISIS HOTLINES (24 hours daily) available for immediate support:
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
- Santa Clara County Suicide and Crisis: 855-278-4204
- Crisis Text Line: text “CONNECT” to 741741
- Visit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website
The Psychological Services Office will be closed from Dec. 13-Jan. 2. During winter recess, if you know or hear of a student who is experiencing a life-threatening psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or the FHDA Police Dispatch at 408.924.8000 with the following information:
- Full name of the student
- The physical location of the student, if known
- The phone number or email address of the student
Also see a list of referrals for mental health crisis hotlines and non-crisis community support.
TimelyCare is new district-wide mental health initiative. Through TimelyCare, Foothill and De Anza students will have access to 24/7 mental health support. To register, students can follow the instructions on the Foothill TimelyCare page.
How to get support for a student in crisis
- During business hours (Monday-Thursday, 8am-1pm, 2pm-5pm), students can be walked or referred to Psychological Services, located in the Student Resource Center, building 5400
- After business hours, students may access 24/7 mental health support by registering with TimelyCare. Student will need a fhda.edu email to register.
Support for Employees Helping a Student
- Employees may call 1-833-484-6359 and select option 0 or 1 to get connected to a crises provider who will guide the employee through the difficult student situation.
Looking for the most recent COVID-19 information? Visit the District's COVID-19 website.
Assembly Bill (AB) 481 is a new law among several police reform bills signed by Governor Gavin Newsom in 2021. It went into effect on January 1, 2022 and is designed to increase community awareness surrounding a police agency’s possession and use of certain types of equipment and requires a governing body to provide both authorization and oversight of its use. For more information, please read our draft policies here.
8 Can't Wait
RUN HIDE DEFEND
Emergency Preparedness FREE Run Hide Defend Training. This 2-hour session is for students, faculty, and staff. We will provide a brief overview of campus safety awareness and response in the event of an active assailant.
Recent tragedies remind us that the risk and increase of attacks by an active assailant are real. Taking a few steps now to learn about preparedness can help you react quickly when every second counts. What can you do? Prepare yourself now by attending training provided by FHDA and learn helpful tools on how to protect yourself and others. Questions? Email Joy Garza email@example.com.
- Tuesday, October 11th
- 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
- Campus Center, Conference A/B
- DeAnza Register Free