Free Thanksgiving Meals

There will be free Thanksgiving Meals offered at The Mission in Bakersfield on Thanksgiving Day, 11/26/20, at 11:00 am, New Generation Church in Wasco on Saturday, 11/21/20 at 12:00 pm, and Shar-On / St. Andrews Church in Taft on Wednesday, 11/25/20 at 5:30 pm.×11-2020.pdf×8.5_Eng_Spanish-2020.pdf

Free Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing in Wasco

The Kern County Latino COVID-19 Task Force, Kern County Department of Public Health, and the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce are proud to offer Free COVID-19 testing, open to the public, no appointment needed, on Sunday, November 22, at 10:00 am, at the Fiesta Market, 915 Poso Dr, Wasco, CA 93280.

Three efforts underway to increase permanent affordable housing units in Bakersfield

Three efforts are currently underway to convert residential motels into permanent affordable housing units in Bakersfield, The Bakersfield Californian today reported. You can read more about these efforts and how the Housing Authority of the County of Kern and others are pursuing efforts to both expand the inventory of permanent affordable housing and make neighborhoods […]

Housing Authority accepting applications from Landlords and Lenders for COVID-19 Rent and Mortgage Assistance Program

The Housing Authority of the County of Kern is accepting applications from landlords and lenders for its COVID-19 Rent and Mortgage Assistance Program. If you are a landlord or lender and would like to assist your tenants or borrowers with applying for COVID-19 Rent and Mortgage Assistance Programs: Download the form Complete the landlord/lender section […]

America’s Job Center Supportive Services Assistance For COVID-19 Impacted Individuals

Laid off from work due to COVID-19? You may be eligible to receive assistance with Supportive Services of $400 or $800 depending on qualifications. Supportive Services may include: Equipment necessary to Telework (e.g. computer, internet, etc.), Housing Assistance, Utility Assistance, and Transportation Assistance.

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