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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.


St. Vincent de Paul opens new Brentwood Help and Hope Thrift Center

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul has brought its mission to Brentwood, opening a new Help & Hope Thrift Center. More than a thrift store, the center offers a total package for helping those in need in Contra Costa County. The center had its soft opening on Feb. 5, and has scheduled a grand opening for Presidents’ Day weekend on Feb. 16 and 17. “On the 16th, we’ll have a grand opening with ribbon cutting and refreshments for people; [...]

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 [...]