We're in this together. Let's Choose Kindness.
"Help Your Neighbor" Program

For Contra Costa residents who are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine, an appointment to get immunized is just a few clicks away. But not everyone feels comfortable making an appointment online or through email.
If you know someone who is eligible for a COVID-19 immunization appointment right now, but may need a little help, please make that offer. Even if you cannot yet make an appointment for yourself, you can help someone you know – and the whole community.
This web page has information that eligible county residents need to make a COVID-19 immunization appointment with Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) or its community partners.


Vaccine Appointments for Residents 65-74

Vacunación para los Residentes de 65 a 74 Años de Edad

ShelterInc program for those affected by the COVID-19 virus.

  • Payment of past-due rent
  • Payment of current month's rent
  • Payment of future month's rent
  • Payment of utilities (PG&E, garbage, water)
  • Participants affected by COVID-19
  • Able to prove how they are being affected by COVID-19 virus
  • No need to prove self-sufficiency
  • Not able to pay past, present, and/or future rent

Call 211 for Resources

The nonprofit Contra Costa Crisis Center runs the 211 call center for Contra Costa County, answering calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Contact 211 to access free and confidential crisis and suicide prevention counseling, and referrals for disaster assistance, food, health care and insurance assistance, stable housing and utilities payment assistance, employment services, veteran services, and childcare and family services.

The Board supports the Contra Costa Crisis Center’s efforts to broaden awareness about the vital services provided through its 211 call center, and encourages residents to utilize the free, confidential services to seek support for themselves and loved ones.

Visit cccc.myresourcedirectory.com

An Elderly Wish Foundation

Presents the 20th Annual
Heart to Heart
"Gala to Go"
February 27, 2021
6:00 PM

Phone: 925-978-1883


You are invited to attend
Putnam Clubhouse's 13th Birthday
Virtual Open House!
February 18th
3-5 PM

Join us as we virtually celebrate with games, music, raffles and more.

Visit our website to attend.


We are also hosting a COVID-19 Essentials Donation Drive.
Starting February 15th-February 19th, you can bring COVID-19 essentials and drop them off in our donation box. 

3024 Willow Pass Rd. Ste. 230
Concord, CA 94520 

Your voice matters! Please join us at any of the three online workshops in the Environmental Justice Community Meeting Series!

Envision Contra Costa 2040 is a plan for a safe, healthy, equitable, and sustainable future for all communities in the county. Communities of color, indigenous people, low-income families, and immigrants should not face disproportionate environmental and health impacts.

We’ve listened to community members at dozens of meetings to draft policies and actions to drive change. Please attend this series of online meetings to review and provide feedback on these policies.
Meeting 1
February 3rd, 6pm -
Topics: Sustainable Economy, Homes, and Jobs

Meeting 2
February 10th, 6pm - 8pm
Topics: Community Engagement, Transportation, and Infrastructure

Meeting 3
February 17th, 6pm - 8pm
Topics: Food, Health Services, Recreation, Air Quality, and Hazardous Materials


WOULD YOU LIKE TO SERVE ON THE MEASURE X
COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD?
 
The Community Advisory Board was established on February 2, 2021 following passage of Measure X – a countywide sales tax measure providing general purpose revenue for County programs estimated to generate at least $81 million annually.

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is seeking individuals that represent broad and diverse voices, perspectives and expertise, including but not exclusive to: budget justice advocacy, children’s services, community health, consumer advocacy, faith leadership, senior services, fire and public safety protection, housing and homelessness, labor union representation, legal advocacy, local businesses, mental health services, non-partisan civic organizations, policy organizations, public health, racial justice and equity, safety net services, substance abuse services, taxpayers, and youth services, to serve on the newly established Measure X Community Advisory Board. 

The Measure X Community Advisory Board is composed of 10 Supervisorial District seats and 7 At-Large seats, for a total of 17 seats and is responsible for the following:

  • Overseeing an annual assessment of community needs, focusing primarily on the priority areas identified in the Measure X Needs Assessment, including emergency response (fire/medical), health care, safety net services, preventative care, affordable housing, and support for early childhood, youth, families, and seniors;

  • Creating a detailed priority list of the top service gaps based on the results from the Needs Assessment;

  • Using the Needs Assessment to make funding priority recommendations to the Board of Supervisors annually;

  • Providing an Annual Report on the outcomes and impact of allocated funds; and

To be considered, candidates must either live or work in Contra Costa County. The Community Advisory Board will initially meet as needed to develop recommendations to the Board of Supervisors, then shall meet at least quarterly. During COVID-19, Committee members will meet via online conferencing as permitted by the Governor’s Executive Order N29-20 issued on March 17, 2020. 

Members of the Community Advisory Board will receive no compensation for their service and must complete State required ethics training as well as County training on the open meeting laws, including the Ralph M. Brown Act and Better Government Ordinance. Initial members of the Committee shall serve staggered terms of two or three years, with subsequent appointments serving three-year terms, with a maximum of six years served consecutively by any member. Currently elected or appointed public officials, including, but not limited to, Mayors, City Councilmembers, City Managers and Fire Chiefs are not eligible for appointment. Candidate interviews will take place during the month of March and the Board of Supervisors plans to make final appointments in late March or April 2021.
 
Application forms can be obtained from the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors by calling (925) 655-2000 or by clicking on the following link on the County website: Application Form. For paper applications, use this form and return to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors by email (ClerkofTheBoard@cob.cccounty.us), or mail to County Administration Building, 1025 Escobar Street, 1st Floor, Martinez, CA 94553 no later than 5pm on Thursday, March 11, 2021. 
District 3 Commission Openings

Family & Children’s Trust Committee
1 seat
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
 
The Committee makes funding recommendations for the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect and supportive services for families and children.
 
Committee meetings are held on the first Monday of the month at 9:30 AM in central Martinez.
 
Countywide Bicycle Committee
1 Seat
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
 
The Countywide Bicycle Advisory Committee provides input to the County and the cities of the County on bicycle projects for Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds to construct bicycle/pedestrian projects and also provides advice to cities and the County on bicycle planning matters.
 
First 5, Contra Costa Children and Families Commission
1 Alternate seat
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
 
First 5 Contra Costa helps young children start school healthy and ready to learn. They invest in programs and advocate for policies focused on children during their first five years, the most important time in children's development.
 
The commission meets on the second Monday of each month at 6 pm located at 1485 Civic Court, Suite 1200 in Concord.
 
Knightsen Town Advisory Council
1 Seat
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
 
Applicants must reside within the Knightsen TAC boundaries to serve on this board.
 
The Council advises the Board of Supervisors on land use and planning matters affecting the community of Knightsen and may represent the Knightsen community before the Board of Supervisors, the Planning Commission, and the Zoning Administrator on such issues as land use, planning, and zoning. The Council may also represent the community before the Local Agency Formation Commission on proposed boundary changes affecting the community.
 
The Council may advise the Board of Supervisors on services which are or may be provided to the community by Contra Costa County or other local government agencies. Such services include, but are not limited to, public health, safety, welfare, public works, and planning. The Council may also provide input and reports to the Board, County staff, or any County hearing body on issues of concern to the community.
 
However, it is understood that the Board of Supervisors is the final decision-making authority with respect to issues concerning the community and that the Council shall serve solely in an advisory capacity.
 
The Council meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm located at the Knightsen Farm Bureau in Knightsen.
 
Assessment Appeals Board
1 Alternate seat
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
 
The Assessment Appeals Board conducts impartial hearings on property assessment disputes between taxpayers and the county assessor. Based on the evidence presented at these hearings, the appeals board determined the value of the disputed property or determines other matters of property tax assessment within the board’s jurisdiction.
 
Qualifications:
Applicants should possess five or more years of professional experience in California as one of the following: licensed real estate broker, attorney, certified public accountant (CPA) or public accountant, property appraiser accredited by a nationally recognized professional organization, property appraiser certified by the Office of Real Estate Appraisers, or property appraiser certified by the State Board of Equalization.
 
Compensation:
This is a volunteer position. Assessment Appeals Board members are compensated for their time at hearings and reimbursed for their mileage to attend assessment appeals hearings.
 
The Assessment Appeals Board meets every Thursday at 9:00 a.m. located at 651 Pine Street, Room 107 in Martinez.
 
Library Commission
1 Alternate seat
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
 
The Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors and the County Librarian; provides a forum for the community to provide input concerning Library operations and recommends proposals to the Board of Supervisors and the County Librarian which may improve the Library.
 
The Commission meets on the 4th Thursday of every other month at 7pm located at 777 Arnold Drive in Martinez.

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Background: The Board of Supervisors receives valuable input and community participation from numerous citizen advisory boards on a range of issues. Boards usually meet monthly on a regular basis.
 
Candidates for these positions must live in District 3 or any specified boundary area for special districts. District 3 is comprised of the cities of Antioch, Oakley and Brentwood, and the unincorporated communities of Blackhawk, Diablo, Bethel Island, Byron, Knightsen and Discovery Bay.
 
You may also download an application from the County’s website at http://contra.napanet.net/maddybook/
Applications should be submitted to the Clerk of the Board’s office (925-335-1900) located at 651 Pine Street, Martinez, CA 94553.
 
For more information, including on how to apply, you may contact Supervisor Burgis’ Deputy Chief of Staff, Lea Castleberry at 925-252-4500 or Lea.Castleberry@bos.cccounty.us