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Health Advisory Lifted for Pittsburg and Antioch

Last updated: 5:39 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2015

The health advisory for Pittsburg and Antioch has been lifted. The advisory was issued for people with respiratory sensitivities this morning after a chemical release at Dow Chemical in Pittsburg. Contra Costa HazMat staff are investigating the incident. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Emergency Shelters for Adults


The emergency shelter program for adults provides shelter and case management services to assist residents in ending their homelessness and attaining their highest level of self-sufficiency.

There are two emergency shelter sites; one in Concord the other in Richmond. Both facilities operate 24 hours a day and have the capacity to serve over 160 men and women. They also offer a specialized program for individuals 18-21 years of age. If involved in case management, residents may stay up to 120 days.


Concord Shelter Brookside Shelter

Services include:
  • Meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mail
  • Telephones
  • Case management (resources, advocacy, and guidance)
  • Referrals

For questions and referrals, please call:

Adult Shelter Hotline:
1-800-799-6599.


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