The Employment and Human Services Department Volunteer and Emergency Services Program – in collaboration with Volunteer and Emergency Services Team in Action (VESTIA, Inc.), a non-profit corporation composed completely of volunteers – raises money and obtains donated goods and services to provide supplemental support to EHSD clients when no other resources are available.
Programs include: Ready-to-Work Clothes Closet with multiple county locations to provide business and interview attire; Attitude and Image Employment Seminars and Workshops; Project Ready-to-Learn provides backpacks and school supplies to low income children and youth; Angel Tree and Toys for Our Tots provides holiday gifts to low income and foster youth; College Education Scholarships and Computers; Food Bank and holiday assistance; Cultural Outreach Program provides special events tickets to foster children and caregivers; Campership Program; and, Season of Sharing provides funding for emergency housing and critical assistance services. Donations also may include furniture, layettes, transportation, medical care and mentoring services.
If you would like to become a volunteer or make a donation, please contact:
Anne Struthers, Coordinator
(925) 521-5062 or (510) 412-3111