VESTIA'S MISSION

The mission of VESTIA is to provide supplemental support to at-risk individuals and families known to the
Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department.

Project Ready-to-Learn

Our 2018 Stuff-a-Backpack drive was a huge success! Thanks to our wonderful donors we distributed nearly 1,670 backpacks...

Emergency Food Programs

“No one should go hungry…” Food insecurity is real. More than 10% of the population in Contra Costa County is below the Federal Poverty Level.

Holiday Helpers Warehouse

Holiday Helpers Warehouse is coming to town… The holidays are celebrated in a multitude of ways, but some families in our Contra Costa...

Angel Tree Project

It is estimated that roughly 1,800 children are in the foster care system in Contra Costa County. The holidays can be particularly rough on children displaced from their homes

Community Closet

Helping to provide basic needs, our community closet offers clients of Employment & Human Services Department new and gently-used clothing at no cost to them.

Foster Youth Scholarships

VESTIA is proud to offer numerous scholarships each year totaling $15,000-$20,000 to foster youth. We are committed to supporting Contra Costa foster youths striving toward

Lobby Book Program

Literacy is Alive & Well in Contra Costa County!! VESTIA has provided books throughout the social service network in Contra Costa County

Shelter and Food Resources

Vestia works with local providers for Food and Shelter Resources. Here is a local list of agencies that can help you.

Summer Programs

VESTIA refers hundreds of at-risk children to camp each year through the popular Kids 2 Camp Program. Providing week-long...

2018 Accomplishments

VESTIA has been a safety net for thousands of low-income children and families in Contra Costa County.

17500

FOSTER YOUTH FUNDING

18179

COMMUNITY MEMBERS SERVED

1851

EMERGENCY FOOD RECIPIENTS

1626

BACKPACKS FOR CHILDREN

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2019 STUFF-A-BACKPACK DRIVE
We are happy to announce our partnership with the Sydney Paige Foundation! Together we want to provide quality backpacks and supplies to low-income children affiliated with Social Services. We had a story featured on KRON4 to highlight our efforts. Please click below to watch and read the story.

Link to our Project Ready-to-Learn page.

Story on KRON4 link.