The Crisis Response Team (CRT) is a program of the
non-profit Chiron Center, Inc., providing free, 24/7,
365, on-scene information, support, and referrals to those affected by a trauma or serious loss during the initial hours after
an incident in the west Los Angeles, CA area. Our average on-scene response time is 20 – 30 minutes and we are
usually on scene for 1 – 3 hours. The most typical requests for service are in response to fatal traffic collisions,
completed suicide, homicide, death or serious injury of a child, workplace violence, and accidental or sudden death discovered
by a family member, friend, or co-worker.
Crisis Response Team Mission, Purpose, & Values
Mission: The Crisis Response Team provides information,
support, and referrals designed to offer immediate, compassionate, and practical resources for those impacted by trauma and
Purpose: To be a trusted, respected, and valued resource that effectively mitigates
the negative impact of acute trauma and serious loss.
Compassion. Service. Honor.
with our exceptional partner cities since 1998:
History of The Crisis Response Team