a collection of community responder toolkits and reports.
Expanding First Response
A toolkit for community responder programs.
Civilian Crisis Response
A toolkit for equitable alternatives to police.
A resource on creating a community responder program.
Reports & Articles
A Blueprint for Change
University of Chicago Health Lab report, June 2022.
Transforming Public Safety report from People for the American Way.
A Multicity 911 Analysis
Vera Institute report analyzing 911 call data
Financing Community Responder Programs
Four common sources of funding that can be used to finance community responder programs.
CAP and LEAP Community Responder Article
How cities can send the right responder to every 911 call.
A breakdown of community responder program staff models and structures.
Check the Directory
Explore more community mental health crisis response services by checking out this directory.