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

Housing Matters

  • Beacon of Hope

    2020 has been a very challenging year to say the least. Many families faced job loss or reduced hours, the push and pull of trying to work from home and support children with distance learning, an inability to visit family and friends, food insecurities, and mental health issues. All of these stressors were and are […]

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  • Staff Spotlight: Angela Moore is 2020 World AIDS Day Celebration Award Recipient

    The World AIDS Day Committee honored Hope Solutions’ staff member Angela Moore at the 2020 World AIDS Day Celebration on December 4th. Angela is a Senior Housing Advocate for the Housing Advocacy Program which annually assists 150 vulnerable residents across Contra Costa County to find and keep affordable and decent housing. Angela was nominated for […]

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  • Ruby Slippers Gala: Three Ways to Support our Success

    This year, Hope Solutions will present our annual fundraising gala, Ruby Slippers-There’s No Place Like Home in the comfort of your own home on Saturday, February 27th, 2021. Ruby Slippers will be virtual and live-streamed from the Ruby Slippers Gala website. There will be a live and silent auction with fabulous items to bid on, inspirational message from a Hope Solutions’ […]

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  • Spirit of Giving

    This Holiday Season, over 171 families and individuals received gifts through our Spirit of Giving 2020 program. Hope Solutions has grown so much this year, and we are excited to say that this year we have sponsored more families and individuals than ever before, 544 people! Of course, this would not be possible without the […]

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  • Staff Spotlight: Tanya Ford-Goins, Director of Housing Navigation

    Each month, Hope Solutions features a team member and the amazing work they do to fulfill our missionto heal the effects of poverty and homelessness by providing permanent housing solutions and vital support services.  HOPE SOLUTIONS: What drew you to Hope Solutions?TANYA: I wanted to be able to serve and work in the community/county I lived in. I liked the […]

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  • Selena’s Story

    When Selena became a legal adult at 18, she was out on her own and found herself homeless and struggling day to day. She was living out of a small car and sleeping on the streets with her boyfriend in Pittsburg and Hayward. She feared for her safety and had to sleep with a survival […]

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  • Camp Hope: Virtual Summer Camp Success

    At Hope Solutions, we’re committed to our mission of providing permanent housing solutions and vital support services to our clients—even when we must take these services virtual. Our 2020 Virtual Summer Camp called “Camp Hope” was truly one for the books! Though hosting a summer camp over Zoom was uncharted territory, our wonderful volunteers and […]

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  • 2020 Ballot: Creating a Healthy and Housed CA

    Voting is happening now and its time to take a position! As Hope Solutions works within the housing system of care, we understand that it can be difficult to decide and understand how to support the work we do at the polls. Our Resident Empowerment Program (REP) has worked diligently to compile a list of […]

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  • Ambika’s Journey Home

    Ambika and her dog Timber spent the last three years on the streets in Concord, sleeping on sidewalks, park benches, and inside vacant buildings to keep safe and warm at night. When reflecting on that time, Ambika shared with us that “living on the street is brutal and really makes a person selfish, because you […]

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  • Youth Enrichment Program Adapts to COVID-19

    The Novel Coronavirus has presented Hope Solutions’ Youth Enrichment Program (YEP) with new challenges in supporting academic and social support for students and their families. The YEP team has worked quickly to ensure every family has access to technology to support online learning and case management outreach. They have offered creative alternatives as needed. Technology […]

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