About Us

Homeless Animals Response Program (H.A.R.P.) is an all volunteer animal welfare organization with activities in East Contra Costa County.

Our mission is to end pet overpopulation through community education, spay and neuter programs, and adoptions.

Our program includes the following:

  • Dog and cat rescue and rehoming
  • Community education regarding responsible pet ownership
  • Youth programs
  • Fundraising
  • Volunteer development

Our Mission

Homeless Animals Response Program, or H.A.R.P, is an all volunteer animal welfare organization dedicated to serving far East Contra Costa County. We are working to end pet overpopulation through community education, spay and neuter programs, and adoptions.

Our Vision

Through collaboration with other animal welfare groups, residents, schools, veterinarians, the media, as well as city and county governments in our communities, we will reach our ultimate goals:

  • End overcrowding of city and county animal services with unwanted pets
  • End pet abandonment
  • End the hundreds of colonies of unspayed and unneutered cats