We are on a dedicatedMission to Shelter
Building a Foundation
Winter Nights Family Shelter is a place for grace and love to flourish. A place for families to feel grounded and begin to recover from hardships. We weave a delicate balance of compassion and discipline to provide an environment that is supportive, purposeful, engaging and efficient.
Leading New Paths
People sheltered since 2004
Over the past 15 years, Winter Nights has sheltered and fed 1263 people. Over 758 of those were children.
Faith Congregations have come together
The backbone of Winter Nights is the power of faith congregations. More than 60 interfaith congregations have hosted or co-hosted the shelter.
Hours a week of homework help and tutoring
School-age children are offered twelve hours a week of homework help and tutoring supervised by experienced teachers who follow their progress in school.
Making a Difference
We believe in making a difference in the lives of homeless families in Contra Costa, but we can’t do it alone. Please join us so that together we can help families turn their lives around.
Collaborating for Change
Congregations open their doors and their arms, to shelter, feed and support homeless families in Contra Costa. We invite you to be part of something bigger. Together we can make a difference.
News and Updates
Winter Nights Family Shelter reaches out to families all throughout the community, spreading hope through both personal and digital connections.