News and Updates
The Kern County Planning and Natural Resources Department is announcing a Notice of Funding Availability for the 2022 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Applications are currently being accepted and are due on July 22, 2022. Please review the attached PDF for additional information.
The Bakersfield Homeless Center’s Job Development Program is now hiring. There are part-time positions available, including: Highway maintenance Material sorter/landscaping Litter removal Animal care technician Walk-in interviews and orientation are every Monday at 8:30 a.m. You can learn more by calling the Job Development Program at 661-322-9199 ext. 126.
By some estimates, less than 10% of people vote while experiencing homelessness, even though 60% of the homeless population was eligible to vote as of 2008. By comparison, 67% of U.S. voters cast a ballot in 2020. The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) has released guides as the first of many efforts to address […]