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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.


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 [...]

Friends of the Poor Walks in Contra Costa County 2017

First and foremost, St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County would like to thank all who participated in this year's FOP Walk - walkers, coordinators, supporters. The walks were held at three different locations this year: St. Isidore, St. Agnes, and St. Paul Catholic Churches. All three conferences were able to raise a considerable amount of funds! What is FOP Walk/Run?  A national event that serves the purpose of providing local Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) Conferences and [...]

Corporate Caring Volunteer Week 2017

What is Corporate Caring Volunteer Week? "Each September, the Contra Costa Crisis Center, with presenting sponsor Chevron, offers Corporate Caring Volunteer Week, the largest corporate volunteer program in the Bay Area. This week-long event brings thousands of employees from local companies together to volunteer at East Bay nonprofits. Corporate Caring Volunteer Week provides an easy and unique way for corporations to strengthen their community involvement and elevate their status as corporate leaders." This year, St. Vincent de Paul of Contra [...]