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Business / Economy

Second Public Hearing on Community Development Block Grant

Notice of 2nd Public Hearing for Submittal of State CDBG Application

Services provided to San Benito County Residents in 2015

Government / Politics

Public Hearing for Community Development Block Grant Funds

Notice of Public Hearing for Submittal of State CDBG Application

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Business / Economy

Ending Poverty by Empowering People

May is National Community Action Awareness Month and the local Community Action Board (CAB) is determined to end poverty in San Benito County

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Children and Youth

Rules for foster care

Caregivers should be aware of the requirements

VITA volunteers

Business / Economy

Deadline extended for free tax preparation

With tax filing deadline days away, free assistance is still available

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Children and Youth

There’s No Excuse for Child Abuse

Volunteers whose work benefits local children will be honored during Child Abuse Prevention Month

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Warming Shelter extended through April 15

An average of 28 guests each day are staying at the warming shelter, which can house a maximum of 40 homeless individuals

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Business / Economy

Workforce Development Board works to prevent, respond to local layoffs

Proposal quotation aims to assist employers that either are closing altogether or are planning to lay off workers

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Free tax preparation help available

Qualify for EITC? You may also qualify for Child Tax Credit and other tax breaks

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Volunteers needed to prepare taxes to assist local families

Workers may qualify for federal and state income tax credit

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COMMENTARY: Ending homelessness is a community responsibility

Homeless census counts nearly 700 homeless in San Benito County

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Small water-saving actions lead to big rewards

Drought Water Assistance Program will help pay current, past due or disconnected water utility bills

From March 1, 2015 – March 31, 2015 staff at CSWD provided services or referrals for the following:

Government / Politics

Town Hall Meeting: Helping people, changing lives

Local agencies and elected officials will gather information from the public Thursday regarding service needs for low-income residents

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Local residents eligible for water bill assistance

Emergency Assistance Program Also Promotes Water Conservation

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Business / Economy

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) offers free tax preparation services

Sites operating throughout San Benito County this tax season