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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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WorkForce Development Sessions Starting in April

The Workforce Development Program at St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County is a paid transitional employment and mentoring program that provides training and work experience for those who are new to or recently re-entering the work force. The program begins with a two day Job Preparation Workshop. Participants learn to fill out applications, compose cover letters, tailor resumes, set personal goals, manage time and finances, and other important life skills. Selected participants may interview for the 24 week [...]

St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County Announces Appointment of Claudia Ramirez as Executive Director

Pittsburg, CA - St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County announces that effective March 16, 2018, Claudia Ramirez has been named as the organization’s Executive Director. ­ Claudia has served as the interim Executive Director of St. Vincent de Paul, since December 18, 2017. During her tenure at SVdP, the organization has successfully launched a new facility in Brentwood, The St. Vincent de Paul Brentwood Help & Hope Thrift Center. Additionally, Claudia is coordinating the rebuilding of the SVdP Thrift [...]

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; [...]