Oakland, CA, July 22, 2014 – Catholic Charities of the East Bay (CCEB) announces the opening of its West County Service Center, located at 217 Harbour Way in Richmond. This new facility has 13,500 square feet of training rooms, community rooms, offices, counseling rooms, and a state-of-the-art computer lab. The center allows for a wider diversity of programs and partnerships to better serve the community, and is start of a larger multi-year expansion project for Catholic Charities of the East Bay as they kick off their 8th decade as the social service arm of the Diocese of Oakland.
CCEB’s vision is to create services that move children and families from crisis to stability to prosperity. Our programs focus on three main areas: welcoming the stranger, healing trauma and fostering self-sufficiency. The new West County Service Center will offer a range of programs for low-income families, the working poor, immigrants, and refugees throughout including a drop-in legal clinic, computer classes, and much more.
CCEB will host a community event on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 1-4 pm at the West County Service Center.
This event is open to the public.
Event: Come Meet Your Neighbors
When: Saturday September 13, 2014 1-4 pm
Where: West County Service Center, 217 Harbour Way, Richmond
“For more than 30 years, CCEB has provided services to the poor and disadvantaged of Contra Costa County. The opening of the West County Service Center is an exciting time for Catholic Charities. The Center will enable us to provide a more holistic level of care to the individuals and families we serve and will put them on the path to self sufficiency and prosperity and by extension the communities where they live and work.” – Sebastian Zavala, CCEB Chief of Programs
About Catholic Charities of the East Bay
Founded in 1935, Catholic Charities of the East Bay serves families in need, regardless of religious beliefs, in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. The organization has sites in Concord, Pittsburg, as well as the headquarters in Oakland and has been Costa County, for more than thirty years.