Rent and Utility Assistance Program

The Housing Authority, on behalf of the City of Bakersfield and County of Kern, is launching a new rent and utility assistance program to help renters who are struggling to pay rent and utility bills due to COVID-19.  This is a major new resource to help prevent homelessness in Bakersfield and Kern County.  Please click […]

COVID-19 Vaccinations at 40 Acres

When: Saturday, March 13 and Sunday, March 14 Saturday, March 20 and Sunday, March 21 Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28 Where: 40 Acres 30168 Garces Hwy, Delano, CA 93215 No charge for vaccines No insurance required No doctors note needed Walk up appointments available while vaccine supplies last To schedule an appointment, please […]

Shar-On & Laborers of the Harvest Kick-Off in Arvin

Congratulations to BKRHC Member Shar-On and Laborers of the Harvest, on their kick-off event in Arvin last month on February 22. The organizations are working to help address homelessness and food insecurity through food and meal distribution events. Here are some photos sent to us by Shari Rightmer, who leads Shar-On and Laborers of the […]

Arvin, Rosamond, and Wasco COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Open As Soft Launch 2/25/2021

COVID-19 vaccine appointments are now open on MyTurn for the State’s three new clinics in Arvin, Rosamond, and Wasco.Each location will be open this week, Wednesday through Saturday. Appointments will resume next week and sites will be open as follows:Arvin at 414 4th Avenue – Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.Rosamond at 2500 […]

Read Across America

Hello Readers! CAPK Head Start/State Child Development would like to invite you and members of the community to be a part of our first-ever Virtual Read Across America event! As you know, each year volunteers bring a book to our classrooms and read aloud to Head Start children. This year, we are asking volunteers to […]

Veterans Court 2021

Thursday, March 29, 2021 at 12:15 pm Eligibility:Veterans that have a misdemeanor fine or traffic ticket in Kern County. Community service is required and will be coordinated by the California Veterans Assistance Foundation (CVAF).Location:Court will be held virtually.Veterans must have access to a computer or phone where you can be seen and heard.Registration:Call CVAF between2/1/2021-3/15/2021at: […]

Unto The Least Of These Homeless Ministry

Now Conducting Intakes!Unto the Least of These Homeless Ministry Transitional Housing1131 S. H. Street, Bakersfield, CA 93311 Monthly Fee: $725.00 includes: 3 meals/snacks, Laundry Accommodations, Wi-Fi, Guest Computer & Cable18 person Coed Facility6 Bedrooms 3-4 per room & 2 Wheelchair Accessible Bathrooms Dr. Kessha Johnson, CEO 213-214-6306 http://bkrhc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/2-18-2021-UTLOT-opening.pdf

Income Property Association of Kern To Hold Rental Assistance and Eviction Moratorium Workshop For Property Owners

Income Property Association of Kern To Hold Rental Assistance and Eviction Moratorium Workshop For Property Owners. The Rental Housing Economic Outlook webinar will discuss new developments in the State and Federal response to COVID-19 and what they mean for the rental housing industry. The Income Property Association of Kern will be hosting a Rental Housing […]

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