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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St. Vincent de Paul’s National President is Coming to Town

Who is Sheila Gilbert? Sheila lives out the charism of Vincent in all she says and does. She is a strong advocate for “systemic change”- working closely with those living in poverty to better understand their plight and bring this experience to bear fruit through the training of Vincentians Nationally, addressing the root causes of poverty. Sheila is also a great retreat facilitator. As the Societies’ National President she continues her work to help us understand that as Vincentians we [...]

Jim Noe Wins MLK Humanitarian of the Year Award for Contra Costa County

Jim Noe did it again! If you don’t know who Jim Noe is, he is quite the remarkable man. A decades-long SVdP volunteer, a dedicated contributor to the overall health of the East Bay Community, and now the Humanitarian of the Year for Contra Costa County. On January 17, 2017, Jim was honored for his lasting impact as an advocate for the underprivileged and named the 2017 MLK Humanitarian of the Year by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors. [...]

SVdP Former Trainee Selected for Mike’s Autobody Benevolence Program

Back in December, one of St. Vincent de Paul's former Workforce Development Trainees, Zanetta Fredericks, was selected for Mike's Auto Body's Annual Benevolence Program.  For those of us unfamiliar with the program, Mike’s Auto Body reaches out to help their local communities by donating cars to deserving families and non-profit organizations in need. Zanetta was in desperate need of transportation to get to work. Having working hours that required her to walk and take public transportation to a workplace not exactly [...]