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Rental & Deposit Assistance

We prevent families and individuals from becoming homeless by providing one-time assistance with a portion of either the move-in or stay-in costs for rental housing. 

To request assistance in Contra Costa County, submit your application here.

To request assistance in Solano County, Call: 707.652.7311 or email

For qualified applicants we may be able to provide:

  • Deposit assistance or up to one month of back rental assistance
  • Intensive case management services

If you receive TANF/CalWORKs, IHSS, CAPI, or ILSP, please contact your case worker at the Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department for assistance.

This program is funded in part by Contra Costa County CDBG funds and by the cities of Antioch, Concord, Pittsburg, and Walnut Creek.

SHELTER, Inc. offers equal opportunity access to all programs. SHELTER, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual preference, marital status, national origin, ancestry, family status, or disability of any kind. Anyone may apply for SHELTER, Inc. programs and housing.

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