SHELTER, Inc.

Embarc joins Rock for SHELTER as a platinum sponsor

  SHELTER, Inc. is delighted to announce that Embarc will serve as the sole platinum sponsor for next month’s Rock for SHELTER benefit concert. A retailer focused on demonstrating through action that cannabis can operate mindfully and successfully in communities, Embarc has Bay Area stores in both Martinez and Alameda, and is expanding into Fairfield. …

Embarc joins Rock for SHELTER as a platinum sponsor Read More »

Rock for SHELTER is back!

SHELTER, Inc.’s benefit concert is set to return this fall! Join us from 1-6 pm on Sunday, Oct. 3, at Village 360, located at BackRoad Vines in Fairfield, for live music, food, and drink. “We’re incredibly excited to bring back Rock for SHELTER,” said SHELTER, Inc. CEO and resident musician John Eckstrom. “It’ll be great …

Rock for SHELTER is back! Read More »

SHELTER, Inc. sends kids back to school with full backpacks

The annual SHELTER, Inc. backpack drive aims to send local schoolchildren back into the classroom with complete assortments of school supplies. Thanks to the support of friends, donors, and several local businesses, more than 100 full backpacks were distributed at various events around Contra Costa, Solano, and Sacramento counties. Donations were accepted throughout the month …

SHELTER, Inc. sends kids back to school with full backpacks Read More »

Dining hall and kitchen construction continues at SHELTER Solano

Efforts are underway to provide a new state-of-the-art dining hall and kitchen to residents at SHELTER Solano. Significant progress has been made on the construction of the facility since ground was broken in April of this year. Underground sewer, water, gas, and electrical systems have been laid out. Concrete and tension wires will follow over …

Dining hall and kitchen construction continues at SHELTER Solano Read More »

We did it! “The Invisible Class” event helps SHELTER, Inc. reach $110k goal

A weeklong series of events featuring an on-demand movie screening and a panel discussion with local leaders culminated in SHELTER, Inc. reaching a fundraising goal of $110,000. This triggered a matching donation from several generous supporters that will enable the organization to continue providing critical services in Contra Costa, Solano, and Sacramento counties. More than …

We did it! “The Invisible Class” event helps SHELTER, Inc. reach $110k goal Read More »

Contra Costa County celebrates streamlined COVID-19 Rent Relief program

SHELTER, Inc. has proudly served as part of the California COVID-19 Rent Relief program, which has provided monetary assistance to at-risk families and individuals during the pandemic. Several aspects of that program have been streamlined of late thanks to a close partnership with Contra Costa County, and that process was celebrated at a news conference …

Contra Costa County celebrates streamlined COVID-19 Rent Relief program Read More »

Shelter, Inc.

Landlords play crucial roles in fulfilling SHELTER, Inc.’s mission

In addition to offering avenues to self-sufficiency for homeless and at-risk families and individuals, SHELTER, Inc. also provides valuable services to landlords. Housing resource specialists work every day to fill empty units and facilitate long-lasting partnerships between the organization, these providers, and those in our community who need a helping hand. This three-way collaborative effort …

Landlords play crucial roles in fulfilling SHELTER, Inc.’s mission Read More »

SHELTER, Inc. on the front lines of eviction prevention

The majority of Black, Latinx, immigrant, and women-led households in Contra Costa County are renters, and were already rent-burdened before the COVID recession. These are the very people that SHELTER, Inc. has a long history of helping, and this most recent financial crisis has increased the number of families seeking our assistance. At the onset …

SHELTER, Inc. on the front lines of eviction prevention Read More »

Get Help

Have you been financially impacted by COVID?

Our new COVID program serves community members affected by the COVID-19 virus who are not able to pay past, present and/or future rent.