Animal related


aka CCHS

Pleasant Hill, CA


The mission of Contra Costa Humane Society is to empower our community to improve the quality of life for animals and decrease euthanasia rates.  Through our programs and services we connect with individuals and private and public organizations to adopt pets, reduce the number of unwanted animals and educate the public to foster compassion, responsibility and respect toward animals.

Ruling Year


Principal Officer

Mrs. Temma Roby

Main Address

171 Mayhew Way, Suite 101

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 USA


animals people advocacy responsible humane rescue help





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs) (D20)

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

Our mission is to decrease the euthanasia rates in our county by rescuing cats and dogs from the shelters and care for them until they find their forever home. We offer services to low income families who qualify to help offset the cost of spay/neuter

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Adopt-A-Friend (Adoption, Foster, Kitty Corner Shelter)


Spay/Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP)

Kitty Corner

Education/Information Referral

Where we work

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

Our organization is aiming to educate the public on animal rescue and the importance of spay/neuter procedures to decrease overpopulation.

Our strategies to promote adopting from rescue organizations. Educating the public through events and through social media about rescuing and our work in providing a safe place until the animals are adopted. Promoting our Spay/Neuter assistance program on our website as well as social media.

We have an onsite free roaming cat facility where our cats and kittens who were rescued reside. We take care of them and promote them available for adoption. We have a fund just for our spay/neuter program that is run by our volunteers. We are able to cover much of their costs depending on their household income.

We keep track of our intake and adoptions through We keep track of our Spay Neuter Program through a detailed spreadsheet

So far this year we have adopted out over 275 animals and assisted over 100 people with spay/neutering their animals. We are looking forward to growing our Foster program and a bigger space to be able to house more animals.

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Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?



Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?



Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?