Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano

Address

4010 Nelson Avenue
Concord, CA 94520

(925) 676-7543

http://www.foodbankccs.org

Description:

Distributes food to over 180 charitable agencies throughout Contra Costa and Solano counties, including soup kitchens and emergency food pantries, which provide free food to county residents in crisis situations, and to agencies such as low-income child care centers and schools for the disabled that prepare meals for a particular group of disadvantaged individuals. Coordinates monthly distribution of free government surplus commodities (Food Assistance Program), Senior Food Program which provides supplemental food items twice a month to low-income seniors, age 55 and over. Provides 15-25 pounds of fresh produce twice per month to qualified low income families at various distribution sites. Offers Food for Children program for kids 4-6 who are referred by WIC or other community agency. Assists clients with CalFresh applications. Calfresh recipients can use their EBT card to purchase groceries online at Walmart and Amazon.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

April 21, 2020

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

4010 Nelson Avenue
Concord, CA 94520

Mailing

4010 Nelson Avenue
Concord, CA 94520

Contacts

Joel Sjostrom

Primary Contact

President and Chief Executive Officer

Phone Numbers

Main Number

(925) 676-7543

Fax

(925) 671-7933

Toll-Free

(855) 309-3663

Accessibility:

Handicap Accessible

Description

Distributes food to over 180 charitable agencies throughout Contra Costa and Solano counties, including soup kitchens and emergency food pantries, which provide free food to county residents in crisis situations, and to agencies such as low-income child care centers and schools for the disabled that prepare meals for a particular group of disadvantaged individuals. Coordinates monthly distribution of free government surplus commodities (Food Assistance Program), Senior Food Program which provides supplemental food items twice a month to low-income seniors, age 55 and over. Provides 15-25 pounds of fresh produce twice per month to qualified low income families at various distribution sites. Offers Food for Children program for kids 4-6 who are referred by WIC or other community agency.

Hours

Monday-Thursday, 7am-7pm; Friday, 8-3pm; Saturday and Sunday, 8-3:30pm

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Contra Costa or Solano County resident in need of food assistance

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call for information

Languages

English only

Service Area

Contra Costa County, Solano County

Geography Served

    If a location is greyed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

  • California
    • Contra Costa County
      • Solano County

      Telephone Numbers

      Number:
      925-676-7543
      Type:
      Main Number
      Name:
      Main Number
      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BD-1875.2000) and related services within the Service Tree.

      Description

      Offers a variety of volunteer opportunities with various tasks related to providing food to low-income individuals including, sorting food, distributing food in the community, bagging produce, office, and clerical work.

      Hours

      Monday-Thursday, 7am-7pm; Friday, 8-3pm; Saturday and Sunday, 8-3:30pm

      Required Documents

      None

      Eligibility

      Individual interested in volunteering the food bank

      Fees

      None

      Intake Procedure

      Call or visit website

      Languages

      English and Spanish; other languages are welcomed

      Service Area

      Contra Costa County, Solano County

      Geography Served

        If a location is greyed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

      • California
        • Contra Costa County
          • Solano County

          Telephone Numbers

          Number:
          925-676-7543
          Type:
          Main Number
          Name:
          Main Number
          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PX-2400) and related services within the Service Tree.

          Description

          Helps families and individuals apply for CalFresh, a public benefit program formerly known as Food Stamps. Educates families on the eligibility process and helps them navigate the application. Clients can call to complete application by phone.

          Hours

          Phone: Monday-Thursday, 8-4:30pm

          Required Documents

          None

          Eligibility

          Contra Costa or Solano County resident in need of food assistance

          Fees

          None

          Intake Procedure

          Call to complete phone application

          Languages

          English and Spanish

          Service Area

          Contra Costa County, Solano County

          Geography Served

            If a location is greyed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

          • California
            • Contra Costa County
              • Solano County

              Telephone Numbers

              Number:
              925-676-7543
              Type:
              Main Number
              Name:
              Main Number
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (NL-6000.2000-220) and related services within the Service Tree.

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