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    Non-Profit Organization

    About Us

    SHELTER, Inc. is an independent, charitable, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1986 to alleviate Contra Costa County's homeless crisis. The mission of SHELTER, Inc. is to prevent and end homelessness for low-income residents of Contra Costa County by providing resources that lead to self-sufficiency.

    SHELTER, Inc.’s work encompasses three main elements:
    Preventing Homelessness: Prevent the onset of homelessness through rental assistance, case management, and housing counseling services.
    Ending the Cycle of Homelessness: Provide 3 to 24 months of housing in combination with supportive services such as job training, educational services and counseling.
    Providing Affordable Housing: Provide housing for nearly 250 low-income households, including such special needs groups as transition-age youth, people with HIV/AIDS and those with mental health disabilities.


    Children playing at Mountain View Emergency Family Shelter
    Children playing at Mountain View Emergency Family Shelter
    Tutoring at Lyle Morris Family Center
    Tutoring at Mountain View Emergency Family Shelter
    Girl Scouts volunteering at Mountain View Emergency Family Shelter


    Category: Non-Profit and Social Services
    Full Job Description ORGANIZATION: SHELTER, Inc. is an independent, community-based non-profit organization created in 1986 to lead Contra Costa County's effort to eliminate homelessness. We now serve Contra Costa, Alameda and Solano Counties.MISSION: To prevent and end homelessness among low-income, homeless, and disadvantaged families and individuals by providing housing services, support and ...read more
    Phone:(925) 335-0698