CAPK News

  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

    Community Action Partnership of Kern’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (CAPK VITA) County’s federally appointed poverty-fighting agency, will host a federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, January 27, 2017, at its offices located at 300 19th Street (corner of V Street) in Downtown Bakersfield. The EITC is a […]

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  • Starbucks Prep Works Program

    This program is for participants between 16-18 years old who live in Bakersfield, Shafter and Wasco area.  Youths will receive 20 hours of work preparation that includes: resume development, job search strategies, job applications, interview skills, business communication, soft skills and financial literacy. Click the link below to download a PDF flyer. FHCC Starbucks Work […]

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  • Wesley Head Start Ribbon Cutting

    Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK), the poverty-fighting agency in Kern County, is celebrating the opening of Wesley Head Start Child Developing Center with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Monday, Jan. 23 at 10 a.m., on the campus of Wesley United Methodist Church, 1314 Oswell St. (on the corner of Niles St.), Bakersfield, CA 93306. […]

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  • GET bus Food Distribution and Resource Faire

    Every quarter Community Action Partnership of Kern and GET bus partner up, along with other partners, to distribute food to those in need.  This distribution will be on January 20th, 2017 at 9AM to 12PM on the corner of 22nd and Eye street.  

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  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is Coming to Wasco and McFarland

    VITA’s trained volunteers will be coming to Wasco and McFarland throughout February and March to offer NO-COST TAX PREPARATION and ELECTRONIC FILING [E-FILE] for faster returns for those who qualify.  All services are by appointment only.  To find out if you qualify or for more information, call 661-834-1724. To schedule an appointment [After January 10], […]

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  • Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Guidelines

    HEAP Utility payment assistance is not just for households living below poverty, but it is based on income.  If the following chart reflects your situation, you could receive once-a-year assistance of $210 to $350 toward your household’s utility payment. Click below

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