Contra Costa County CA Goodwill

Find Contra Costa County, California Goodwill stores. Goodwill provides information on nonprofit donations, retail thrift store chains, community programs, employment, job placement, and training.

Goodwill Antioch 2701 West 10th Street Antioch CA 94509 925-706-9024

Goodwill Brentwood 6271 Lone Tree Way Brentwood CA 94513 925-516-6412

Goodwill Concord 3495 Clayton Road Concord CA 94519 925-676-8140

Goodwill Concord 1659 Willow Pass Road Concord CA 94520 925-687-8361

Goodwill El Cerrito 7501 Schmidt Lane El Cerrito CA 94530 510-698-7200

Goodwill El Sobrante 3730 San Pablo Dam Road El Sobrante CA 94803 510-758-4968

Goodwill Martinez 520 Center Avenue Martinez CA 94553 510-698-7200

Goodwill Moraga 566 Center Street Moraga CA 94556 510-698-7200

Goodwill Oakley 2043 Main Street Oakley CA 94561 925-679-2824

Goodwill Pinole 620 San Pablo Avenue Pinole CA 94564 510-724-0408

Goodwill Pittsburg 396 Atlantic Avenue Pittsburg CA 94565 925-432-4776

Goodwill Pittsburg 3725 Railroad Avenue Pittsburg CA 94565 925-432-4776

Goodwill Pleasant Hill 1699 Contra Costa Boulevard Pleasant Hill CA 94523 925-676-7217

Goodwill Richmond 12341 San Pablo Avenue Richmond CA 94805 510-965-1833

Goodwill Richmond 1221 Macdonald Avenue Richmond CA 94801 510-236-5913

Goodwill Rodeo 607 Parker Avenue Rodeo CA 94572 510-799-4662

Goodwill San Pablo 100-206 San Pablo Towne Center San Pablo CA 94806 510-307-9886

About Contra Costa County Goodwill

Contra Costa County Goodwill refers to branch locations of the agency of Goodwill Industries International, Inc., a charitable non-profit organization whose mission is to help individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment to reach their full potential and increase their self-sufficiency in Contra Costa County, CA. Founded in 1902, the organization began its work by collecting donated clothing and household goods and then training and hiring the poor to prepare the items for resale. Contra Costa County Goodwill stores are organized as independent community-based organizations throughout the U.S., Canada, and thirteen other countries.

You may contact Goodwill for questions about:
  • Contra Costa County Goodwill Stores
  • Donating clothing and goods
  • Contra Costa County Job placement and training
  • Goodwill jobs and employment
  • Financial coaching
Contra Costa County Goodwill Stores

Goodwill operates more than 3,200 retail locations, including Contra Costa County Goodwill Stores, where donated items are sold, and the agency also sells on the internet. Donated items to Contra Costa County thrift stores generally consist of clothing, shoes, and household items that can be resold.

Goodwill Job Training

People with disabilities in Contra Costa County are given job readiness and job skills training through an Adult Day Training Program. The California program often operates in a manufacturing setting providing a controlled work environment where participants are able to develop skills at their own pace. The Day Training Program teaches participants work responsibility and reliability, co-worker relations, how to follow directions, and simultaneously builds confidence and a work ethic. Participants in the Day Training Program may progress to Community Employment.

Goodwill Job Placement in Contra Costa County, California

Goodwill's Community Employment Specialists develop relationships with employers in the local Contra Costa County economy to connect Goodwill clients with suitable jobs. Jobs for these individuals tend to be administrative or clerical, in shipping and receiving, grounds keeping, or in grocery stores and other retail establishments. The Contra Costa County Specialist assists in finding suitable positions, connecting individuals to available opportunities, and working with individuals to develop job skills, including reliability, communication, and teamwork. Similar programs offer internships with Contra Costa County employers.

Goodwill Support Programs

Some Contra Costa County Goodwill agencies provide case management services that assist individuals in identifying and applying for financial assistance and other services from government or social service providers. Others offer classes for completing Contra Costa County GED requirements and English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Goodwill agencies may also offer financial coaching, assistance in setting up bank accounts, and tax preparation assistance services.