Services and Resources

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Frequently Requested Resources

  • Contra Costa Crisis Center's searchable 211 database is a comprehensive, up-to-date database of local health and social service 
  • Help in Hard Times (English, Spanish)
  • Tenant/ Landlord Counseling. Eden Council for Hope and Opportunity (ECHO) Housing provides Rental Counseling and Conciliation for renters and housing providers in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties on evictions, repairs, and rent increases. Call 1-855-ASK-ECHO.
  • Fair Housing Services. Eden Council for Hope and Opportunity (ECHO) Housing provides counseling and investigation of complaints of illegal housing discrimination for renters in Alameda and Contra Costa County. Call 1-855-ASK-ECHO.
  • Pre-purchase Counseling and Homeownership Classes. Homebuyer education classes to potential 
    homebuyers living in Contra Costa County. If you're thinking about purchasing a home, but don't know where to start, call John Lucero at 925-583-5992.
  • Affordable Housing Resources. East Bay Housing Organizations provides affordable housing resources. Please see brochure for more information.
  • Home Mortgage Lender Resource. Consumer Affairs provides a guide and list of mortgage lenders for homebuyers.