This Herms District page was last updated 3/11/2021.

Unit Contact Information

Most unit contact information is posted online at the Be A Scout site. Information at this site includes type of unit, chartered organization name, contact name, phone number, unit web site (or facebook site), and other information. Information for career Exploring posts and clubs is in a separate Join Exploring database.

The annual Be A Scout and Join Exploring contact information review completion day for units in Herms District is August 1st.

List most units near USPS 94805 (East Richmond – 10 mile or 20 mile circle – which includes Herms District and surrounding districts and councils.
List career Exploring posts and clubs near USPS 94805.

District Contact Information

Contact information for  the district executive (professional staff) is on the Golden Gate Area Council website.

Contact district staff via District Executive.

Golden Gate Area Council Contact Information

Council organization charts and contact information for council professional staff is on the Golden Gate Area Council website under the :About” menu.

For News Media

The Herms District is part of the the Golden Gate Area Council, BSA. Please contact the Scouting Executive/CEO at the Pleasant Hill service center for press and news releases.

Health & Safety - Crisis Help Lines

California HOPE Warm Line

FRUSTRATED? STRESSED? WORRIED? – Call the CalHOPE Warm Line: (833) 317-HOPE — The CalHOPE warm line connects callers to other people who have persevered through struggles with stress, anxiety, depression–emotions triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. The peer counselors listen with compassion, provide non-judgmental support and guide you to additional resources that can give hope and help them cope. (Per the California Department of Health Care Services at CalHOPE Home.)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lifeline)

IF YOU KNOW SOMEONE IN CRISIS — Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lifeline) at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or text the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741). Both services are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The deaf and hard of hearing can contact the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889. All calls are confidential. Contact social media outlets directly if you are concerned about a friend’s social media updates or dial 911 in an emergency. Learn more on the Lifeline’s website or the Crisis Text Line’s website. (Per the National Institute of Mental Health.)

US Military Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Service members and Veterans in crisis, as well as their family members and friends, with qualified, caring Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text messaging service. Dial 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 to talk to someone or send a text message to 838255 to connect with a VA responder. You can also start a confidential online chat session at veteranscrisisline.net/get-help/chat. (Per the National Institute of Mental Health.)