Since 1965, Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK) has been working to provide an integrated network of services as the official anti-poverty agency for the county of Kern. One of more than 1,000 community action agencies nationwide, CAPK is Kern County’s largest nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation. Through a variety of programs and in collaboration with other community service agencies, CAPK helps participants pursue their educational goals, secure and retain employment, maintain adequate housing, receive medical services, obtain energy subsidy and weatherization assistance, encourages parent participation, counteracts hunger and malnutrition, provides child care and preschool education, and other personal and family development opportunities to build and achieve individual and family self sufficiency.
Community Action Partnership of Kern shall provide and advocate for resources that will empower Kern County residents to become self-sufficient.
To improve the quality of life of low income people.
The Promise of Community Action
Community Action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.