San Benito County Administration Building. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

SBC looks to fill planning commission vacancy, other boards and committees

Positions vary from land use decisions and policies to low income services.

Photo by Laura Romero.

News Release

Youth Committee seeks input on possible youth center

Survey allows youth and the community at-large to provide input about services needed in the county.

HOME Resource Center in Hollister. File 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.

Image courtesy of Pixabay.

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.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Business / Economy

County offering COVID-19 Service Provider Recovery Assistance Grant program

Deadline for submitting applications is Aug. 17.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Government / Politics

Community Action Board solicits proposals for strategic plan development

Proposals are due March 9 by 3 p.m.

Darlene Boyd with San Benito and Anzar High School volunteers

San Benito Lifestyle

Hope for the Holidays

28th annual dinner feeds homeless families from the Winter Shelter. Volunteers find the meal satisfying in a lasting way.

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.

Around 50 people showed up to the leadership luncheon on Sept. 12. Photos by Patty Lopez Day.

Government / Politics

Leadership lunch serves questions to panelists

County officials speak on education, drug programs, homelessness, and traffic.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Government / Politics

Community Action Board hosts leadership luncheon

Panelists include Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazquez, San Benito County Supervisor Anthony Botelho and Sheriff-Coroner Darren Thompson.

Photo provided by Community Services and Workforce Development.

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.

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.