Housing Matters

  • Let’s Make an Evening to Remember

    Contra Costa Interfaith Housing’s 10th annual auction gala Ruby Slippers-There’s No Place Like Home is February 3, and we need YOUR help in making this night the best yet! Are you a creative type? Do you want to make a tangible difference for the most vulnerable in our community? Do you like to have fun? If you answered yes […]

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  • Calling All Volunteers!

    CCIH has multiple volunteer opportunities available for those that would like to make a lasting difference in our community. CCIH’s afterschool Homework Clubs are in need of afterschool tutors. Tutoring is a deeply rewarding experience, which helps create strong and lasting bonds. Homework Club volunteers not only assist low-income and formerly homeless students with homework, […]

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  • Summer Takes a Meditative Turn for CCIH Students

    Summers at CCIH’s East County site are usually abuzz with activity. Students have worked on large canvas pieces as part of their art camp – using rollerblades, bicycles, and skateboards to create abstract masterpieces worthy of Jackson Pollock. There have also been countless music and dance camps, as well as opportunities for students to challenge themselves academically […]

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  • Party with a Purpose!

    CCIH is honored to be one of the recipients for “Party with a Purpose” – a generous and fun party hosted by Episcopal Church of the Resurrection. The event is on July 29th from 6:00-9:00 pm (399 Gregory Lane in Pleasant Hill). Join us for food, libations, and dancing under the stars to live music provided […]

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  • Contra Costa Interfaith Housing Welcomes New Executive Director, Deanne Pearn

    Contra Costa Interfaith Housing’s (CCIH) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Deanne Pearn will succeed Louise Bourassa as CCIH’s new Executive Director. Deanne, who is a Co-Founder and has been Vice President of Policy for First Place for Youth, takes on her new role April 17, 2017. Louise’s last day will be on […]

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  • Paws for a Cause: Now Booking!

    Don’t miss this unique opportunity to help end homelessness in our community, while capturing the love for your favorite four-legged friend! For only a $100 gift to Contra Costa Interfaith Housing, enjoy a professional photoshoot by boutique photography studio, Family Forever Photography in Lafayette. The session will feature your canine best friend, along with your family (a […]

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  • Save the Date: Lafayette Kitchen Tour

    Join us on Saturday, May 20 from 10:00am – 3:00pm for the renowned Lafayette Juniors 18th Annual Kitchen Tour! This year’s tour is helping benefit local non-profits, including Contra Costa Interfaith Housing. Don’t miss out on this special chance to see six beautiful Lafayette homes with masterfully designed modern, elegant, and awe-inspiring kitchens.  Tour tickets are […]

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  • An Outpouring of Support

    Thanks to the generosity of more than 290 friends of Contra Costa Interfaith Housing, this year’s Ruby Slippers-There’s No Place Like Home raised $230,000 in net proceeds to support Contra Costa residents impacted by poverty and homelessness. We remain truly grateful to the Ruby Slippers Committee, sponsors, donors, and guests for your compassion and outpouring […]

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  • CCIH Expanding Programs in Response to Growing Need

    This week, Contra Costa Interfaith Housing (CCIH) is launching its newest scattered site program which will provide housing and intensive services for 20 chronically homeless families.  Permanent housing that is affordable to these families will be the first step toward stability and self-reliance.  A mobile team will provide services that ensure that children are succeeding […]

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  • In Solidarity and Gratitude

    In this season of Thanksgiving, CCIH pauses to reflect on the core values that shape our character and vision: We strive to be inclusive, compassionate, and responsive to community needs.  Our work is accomplished with integrity, accountability, gratitude, and faith. Long before we had a value statement, a group of multifaith volunteers came together to […]

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