Our History

El Concilio has built relationships throughout the San Joaquin Central Valley. 

The foundation of the organization was a $10,000 dollar grant from the Catholic Diocese to aid the migrant workers with immigration and social welfare issues. However, that foundation was built on more than money. It took the trust of people and the confidence that El Concilio would truly assist them in their time of need. El Concilio continues that tradition and strengthening that foundation with each program geared toward the low-income population, individuals who have social, mental or physical barriers to obtaining services. 

We at El Concilio are committed to providing the best services possible to the community through counseling, referrals, education, and in the belief that persons empowered to help themselves will become significant assets to the community at large. El Concilio offers services to infants, youth, adults, families, and seniors. These services are open to any person seeking assistance.

As we enter our 50th anniversary of providing these services to communities throughout the San Joaquin Central Valley, we invite you to celebrate with us in recognizing those individuals who have made this possible. El Concilio thanks all its partners and sponsors for supporting us throughout the years.