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District Council of Contra Costa County Society of St. Vincent de Paul Diocese of Oakland

Feed, Clothe, Shelter, and Heal Our Neighbors in Need.

aka St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County   |   Pittsburg, CA   |  www.svdp-cc.org

Mission

A network of friends, inspired by Gospel values, growing in holiness and building a more just world through personal relationships with and service to people in need. We aim to end poverty one person, one family, one community at at time.

Ruling year info

2018

Executive Director

Claudia Ramirez

Main address

2210 Gladstone Drive www.svdp-cc.org

Pittsburg, CA 94565-5101 USA

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EIN

94-1448577

NTEE code info

Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash) (P60)

Thrift Shops (P29)

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

St. Vincent de Paul is an anti-poverty organization, helping people with compassion and dignity.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Workforce Development

SVdP's Workforce Development Program provides paid On-the-Job Training in conjunction with Life and Job Search Skill classes and mentoring to difficult to employ populations including homeless, recently incarcerated, and former addicts.

Population(s) Served
Adults

In Partnership with Loaves and Fishes Contra Costa, the Free Dining Room at St. Vincent de Paul provides a free, hot, nutritious meal every weekday from 11:30 am - 12:45 pm. The meal is served in our dining room / community center at 1415 Simpson Court, Pittsburg, CA.

Population(s) Served
Homeless people

In partnership with RotaCare Bay Area and ten local rotary clubs, the RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul provides quality, no cost medical care to uninsured adults. Appointments are available Wednesdays, 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Appointments can be made Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 pm by calling (925) 439-2009.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Our thrift stores provide low and no cost goods to the community. They also provide jobs for our Workforce Development program. We currently have three locations in Contra Costa County: our Brentwood store is loacted at 8890 Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood, CA, our Pittsburg Store is at 2210 Gladstone Drive, Pittsburg, CA, and our Pleasant Hill store is located at 2815 Contra Costa Blvd., Pleasant Hill, CA.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth

We distribute food at the Pittsburg Family Resource Center and 18 additional SVdP branches.
At our Family Resource Center in Pittsburg we provide emergency food weekdays, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people

A full-service FREE dental clinic for uninsured adults staffed by volunteer dental professionals. Services are provided at the 3-operatory dental clinic at St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County's Family Resource Center

Population(s) Served
Adults
Economically disadvantaged people
Immigrants and migrants
Victims and oppressed people

Where we work

Awards

Nonprofit of the Year - Contra Costa County 2023

Cal Nonprofits

Affiliations & memberships

Outstanding Collaboration of the Year from the East Bay Leadership Group 2018

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of women counseled about mammograms

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Women and girls, Adults, Ethnic and racial groups

Related Program

RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St, Vincent de Paul

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of community-based organizations providing primary prevention services in chronic disease programs

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults, Economically disadvantaged people

Related Program

RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St, Vincent de Paul

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Average number of service recipients per month

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults

Related Program

RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St, Vincent de Paul

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

Uninsured patients seen at the RotaCare Free Medical Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul for urgent care and management of chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and asthma.

Number of dental procedures performed

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

St. Vincent de Paul's ultimate goal is to help individuals and families out of poverty. Most of our programs are aimed at assisting community members who are in an immediate crisis situation, but we also have developed and hope to continue developing programs that will help people work towards self-sustainability long-term.

One way we are trying to meet this goal is through our Workforce Development Program. This program was designed to put people back to work who have faced many hardships that have prevented them from finding work (i.e. drug addiction, incarceration, lack of education, etc.) This program offers paid, on-the-job training, mentors that work closely with each participant, classes to teach participants how to apply to jobs, find jobs, build their resumes, etiquette in the workplace, networking skills, etc.

In addition to this program, we have 28 branches throughout the county with over 700 volunteers willing and able to assist people who are in need.

We partner with a local organization to provide a nutritious hot meal every day to anyone who comes to our dining room.

We help improve the community's health status by offering a free medical clinic and free dental clinic to the uninsured.

As mentioned, we have a large base of volunteers who donate their time and talents to fulfilling these goals. These volunteers are trained to understand what St. Vincent de Paul's mission through workshops and conferences put on by our main office.

Programs to fulfill these goals would not be successful without the donation of time, talent, and treasure of community members interested in being a part of that change.

What we've accomplished/what we're still working on:
-We've recruited more volunteers and implemented a tasteful calendar of training events, but the more people willing to help others, the better!
-We are opening a 3-chair dental clinic to serve the uninsured adults in our county.
-We are working on diversifying our Board of Directors (in expertise, location, race, and gender), increasing the size, and implementing training programs for them.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.)

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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District Council of Contra Costa County Society of St. Vincent de Paul Diocese of Oakland

Board of directors
as of 12/27/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Robert Liles

Ron Costanzo

Bob Liles

Karen Glen

William Clarke

Joyce Ohanesian

Dan Gabe

A. Ruben Rodriguez

Audrey Nieman

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/27/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 03/02/2021

GuideStar partnered with Equity in the Center - an organization that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to increase racial equity - to create this section. Learn more

Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.