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A fire recently damaged our thrift store in Pleasant Hill.

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We have been providing aid in Contra
Costa County to those in need since 1964.

St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County (SVdP CC) was founded in 1964. We provide direct aid services at our Family Resource Center in Pittsburg and throughout the county through 27 parish conferences. SVdP CC strives to provide concrete aid to those in need.

Our many programs provide food, clothing, shelter, rental assistance, medical services, employment, and workforce development to our neighbors in Contra Costa County. We collaborate with several Bay Area agencies including Loaves & Fishes, Catholic Charities, RotaCare Bay Area, Winter Nights Shelter, One Warm Coat, and the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Counties.

Inspired by values of charity, humility, and social justice, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County provides person-to-person service of time, talent, and resources to help our neighbors in need regardless of gender, national origin, race, or religion. Our mission is to bring aid and support to those who are poor and suffering in Contra Costa County. We are proud to serve Contra Costa County.

Help Support Our Programs

You can make a secure online financial donation to SVdP 24 hours a day. Please click the donate button below. To arrange for the pick-up of donated furniture, clothing, etc., please call SVdP at (925) 439-5060, Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.

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Coming Soon: Our New Brentwood Thrift Store!

The new year is here and St. Vincent de Paul will be taking great strides to enhance the community it serves in 2018. St. Vincent de Paul is pleased to announce the opening of a new thrift store in the city of Brentwood this February. The SVdP Brentwood Help & Hope Thrift Center will be located at 8890 Brentwood Boulevard next to ACE Hardware. The hours of operation will be 10am to 6pm, 7 days a week. Staff members and [...]

St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County Announces New Executive Director

Pittsburg, CA - St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County announces today that effective December 15, Melanie Anguay Executive Director, after 6 years at the helm of the organization, has left the organization to accept a new position that will help advance her career.  In her statement, Melanie explained, “I have truly enjoyed supporting St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County’s mission to serve the poor, and appreciated working with the dedicated staff and volunteers of the organization.”  We [...]

Please Contribute to the SVdP Pleasant Hill Fire Rebuilding Fund

On Sunday, October 29, 2017, the St. Vincent de Paul Pleasant Hill Thrift Store experienced an early-morning fire that destroyed the donation area and caused substantial damage.  No one was injured in the fire, as it happened before 6:00 am, but fire and smoke damage to flooring, door frames, windows, computers and merchandise is significant, there is very little equipment and merchandise that is salvageable.  Additionally, the store has been closed for clean up and restoration since 10/29, so we are losing sales revenue [...]