​Trauma Intervention Program Southwest Riverside County

WHAT'S NEW WITH TIP SOUTHWEST RIVERSIDE COUNTY


​Trauma Intervention Programs of Southwest Riverside County is looking for caring people in Riverside County willing to be part of a team of volunteers who provide immediate emotional and practical support to survivors of traumatic events. TIP Volunteers are called to emergency scenes by police officers, firefighters and paramedics to:

  • Comfort family members after a sudden death.
  • Support family members after a suicide.
  • Help witnesses to traumatic events.
  • Assist disoriented elderly persons who call 911 with non-emergency needs.
  • Support those emotionally shaken after auto accidents.
  • Assist tourists and travelers when tragedy strikes when they are far from home.


Right now we are recruiting residents of Riverside County to become TIP Volunteers. No experience is necessary, but completion of a Training Academy is necessary.

​​QUOTABLE

    “The TIP Volunteers were so supportive and helpful. I don’t know how I                 would have gotten through the day without them there." 
- TIP Client           

    “I love this service.” 
- Police Officer

    “TIP Volunteers are always excellent.” - Nurse

    “From the moments she came through the door I could actually feel her             grounded presence." - TIP ClientType


 2016 TRAINING ACADEMY SCHEDULE

      ​Thursday, July 28th .... ......6:00 PM - 9:30PM
      Friday, July 29th ...............6:00 PM - 9:00PM
      Saturday, July 30th ......... 9:00 AM - 5:00PM
      Sunday, July 31 rst...........9:00 AM - 2:00PM
      Wednesday, August 3rd .....6:00PM -9:00PM
      Thursday, August 4th........6:00 PM - 9:00PM
      Friday, August 5th...............6:00 PM -9:00PM
      Saturday, August 6th .........9:00AM - 4:00PM
    3 Month Field Training Meeting...Saturday 9-Noon