HOME Resource Center in Hollister. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News

Public Hearing Notice—Homeless Services and H.O.M.E. Resource Center

SBC Community Action Board to hold virtual meeting on March 31.

Image courtesy of Pixabay.

News Release

Don’t get caught in the dark—energy assistance is available

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program can help qualifying San Benito residents.

Homeless at Dunne Park in Hollister. File photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Public notice for 2021 CDBG Housing and Homeless Solutions

Community Services and Workforce Development applying for $1.5 million to fund housing project and homeless services.

Photo courtesy of CSWD.

Government / Politics

Community input session on youth, homeless, housing, employment

The Community Action Board will hold a virtual meeting on April 8 to gather thoughts and concerns on poverty.

Photo provided by SBC Community Services and Workforce Development.

News Release

Local Workforce Development Board opens 30-day public comment

The plan focuses on the goals and strategies for building sector pathways and coordinated workforce services with local partners to better meet the needs of employers and job seekers in the region.

Photo provided by SBC Community Services and Workforce Development.

Community voice impacts Workforce Development Board

WDB to host two meetings on March 10 to gather community input on 2021-24 Local Plan.

Homeless at Dunne Park in Hollister. File photo by John Chadwell.

News Release

Lead Me Home: 10-year plan to end homelessness

Upcoming community input sessions planned to take place online.

Photo courtesy of CSWD.

News Release

Virtual Public Hearing—Shelter Operations

Purpose is to discuss application for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and to solicit citizen input on the proposed activities to be included in the application.

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Children and Youth

29th annual holiday toy drive for families at Emergency Winter Shelter

Community Action Board and Community Services and Workforce Development have partnered with MB Photography and Ohana Shave Ice to for a photo with Santa toy drive to collect unwrapped gifts.

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News Release

Rental Assistance Program through CARES ACT

Residents and families who are struggling to pay rent or who are facing eviction can apply. Deadline is Oct. 22.

Homeless encampment in San Benito County. File photo.

News Release

Challenge accepted: 100 days to end youth homelessness

The aim is to help communities fast-track housing placements and coordinate access to services for young adults.

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Business / Economy

County offering COVID-19 Service Provider Recovery Assistance Grant program

Deadline for submitting applications is Aug. 17.

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Government / Politics

Community Action Board solicits proposals for strategic plan development

Proposals are due March 9 by 3 p.m.

Santa greets an enthusiastic child. Photo provided by Community Services and Workforce Development.

Children and Youth

28th annual Family Winter Shelter Holiday Toy Drive

This year, CSWD has partnered with Grillin and Chillin Alehouse and Ohana Shave Ice to collect unwrapped gifts to provide at the holiday party.

Project Homeless Connect. Photo provided.

Health

San Benito County’s homeless census report

Community Services and Workforce Development says results show decrease in local homelessness.