Welcome to Hope Solutions,
the new name for Contra Costa Interfaith Housing.

  • Faith and Community Partner Shout Out: First Presbyterian Church of Concord

    Hope Solutions is grateful for the ongoing support of First Presbyterian Church of Concord, one of 45 Faith and Community Partners engaging in our mission.  “Our church was there to help furnish an apartment for one of the first families that moved into Garden Park,” shares Susan Lawson, Mission Committee Liaison. “Since then, Hope Solutions has […]

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  • Staff Spotlight: Barbara Henley

    HOPE SOLUTIONS: What drew you to Hope Solutions? BARBARA: I felt a connection to the values, vision, and mission statement of Hope Solutions. I felt we were a good fit in terms of my skills and dedication and the agency’s opportunities for growth. HOPE SOLUTIONS: What positions have you held at Hope Solutions?  BARBARA: I […]

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  • September Opportunities for Involvement

    After-School Program Support: We still need a few more compassionate and patient individuals to provide academic support and mentoring for the children in our program. Volunteers are asked to commit to one afternoon per week, Monday through Thursday, for the rest of the school year. Adults and high school sophomores through seniors are encouraged to […]

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  • Eagle Scout Project at Hope Solutions FISH (Families in Supportive Housing) Residence

    This summer, Colin Sampson from Boy Scout Troop 234 in Moraga, completed his Eagle Scout Service Project at one of Hope Solutions’ FISH households in East Contra Costa County. Families in Supportive Housing or “FISH,” is Hope Solutions’ permanent supportive housing program which houses 20 formerly homeless families with special needs. Colin brainstormed different ideas […]

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  • Camp Hope 2021

    This summer’s ‘Camp Hope’ offered youth at Los Medanos Village, Lakeside, and Garden Park Apartments a variety of activities for both in-person and online fun and learning.  Activities and themes included college and career discovery, drama, singing, empowerment, art, math, and for the first time, engineering.  A highlight was Exploring Engineering Camp, where children were […]

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  • Faith & Community Partner Shout Out: St. Bonaventure Catholic Church

    Our Faith and Community Partners are instrumental in enabling Hope Solutions to fulfill its mission. One such partner is St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Concord. They offer their support in many ways including, but not limited to Spring Basket donations, Spirit of Giving holiday gifts, volunteering at Summer Camp, food donations, and furnishing apartments. They […]

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  • August Opportunities for Involvement

    After School Homework Club Volunteers Needed: As the new school year is underway, we are planning for Homework Club. We are looking for patient and compassionate volunteers to provide academic support and mentoring for the children in our program: We ask volunteers to commit to at least one (1) afternoon per week for the school […]

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  • Hope Solutions’ Legacy Circle – Gifts That Last a Lifetime and Beyond

    A legacy gift, also known as planned giving, provides an opportunity for a supporter to make a gift in the future. The gift could come in the form of a life insurance payment, a portion of a person’s estate or the remainder of the estate after any heirs receive their inheritance. There are numerous vehicles […]

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  • Staff Spotlight: Carrie Carlson

    HOPE SOLUTIONS: What drew you to Hope Solutions? CARRIE: After 15 years working as a bilingual classroom teacher in public schools, I was looking for a new opportunity to work with students and families outside of the classroom. I was immediately drawn to Hope Solutions’ vision of supporting residents with a strong community so that […]

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  • 2021 Backpack Drive

    We are excited to announce that we reached our goal for our 2021 Annual Backpack Drive. The children in our program return to in-person learning this year with the tools necessary to have a successful school year. We want to thank our partners that played a role in reaching our goal including the Sydney Paige […]

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