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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.

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County Health and Human Services seeks proposals for video production

Request for companies/firms to provide audio and video services for a three to four-minute informational video.

Trino Serrano with America's Job Center of California assists an interested individual at the April 2019 Spring Job Fair. Photo provided by Community Services and Workforce Development.

Business / Economy

Request for Proposals regarding Prison to Employment Initiative

County to receive funding from statewide effort to provide resources to formerly incarcerated and other justice-involved individuals.

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Funding available for programs working to address homelessness

$150,000 expected to be available for San Benito County via the California Emergency Solutions and Housing program.

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Request for quotations for Prison to Employment initiative

Statewide effort to provide resources to formerly incarcerated and other justice-involved individuals.

CAB Members and families volunteered for annual Spring Cleanup. Photo provided.

San Benito County Community Action Board seeking applications

Applications intended for local nonprofit and not for profit groups.

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Business / Economy

A Good Reason to Cheer Tax Season

The total amount of taxes refunded to the community was $517,769. Of this, $171,113 was in the form of the earned income tax credit, which averaged $1,527 per household.

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Nonprofits

​​​​​​​Ribbon cutting ceremony for the Housing Opportunity Meals Empowerment (H.O.M.E.) resource center

The San Benito County Community Action Board (CAB) board members and Health and Human Services Agency Department of Community Services and Workforce Development (CSWD) is happy to showcase the newly constructed H.O.M.E. Resource Center.

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Relief is Available for Residents in Need of Utility Assistance

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a safety-net service provided in the form of PG&E utility payment assistance to qualifying low-income residents designed to provide stability and prevent utility shut-offs.

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Business / Economy

Local Impact of Elimination of Federally Funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Hollister, CA – August 7, 2017 – As the President and Congress wrangle over budget priorities, the elimination of a local service threatens many low income households.