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CAPK Program and Service Updates COVID-19

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Community Action Partnership of Kern is committed to “Helping people…Changing Lives.” In today’s extraordinary environment CAPK will continue to do everything in its power to keep those we serve safe while doing all we can to improve the lives of families in Kern, San Joaquin and San Bernardino Counties. Please review this updated information about CAPK services. Call 2-1-1 to connect immediately with assistance from CAPK and from 1,500 other social service agencies and organizations. To receive up-to-date informational links regarding the Coronavirus, please text KERN COVID to 898-211.

Helping People... Changing Lives.

Established in 1965, Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK) administers fifteen programs aimed at meeting children, families and individuals at their point of need, for those who have had difficulty engaging the “American Dream.”  (Click here to download a one-sheet flyer with brief descriptions of our programs in English and Spanish.)

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The work of CAPK touches the lives of nearly 100,000 of your neighbors, co-workers, family and friends annually, by:

  • Distributing 20.4 million pounds of food for the food insecure;
  • Delivering nutrition to 16,000 women, infants and children;
  • Serving 779,790 meals to Head Start and Summer Meals Program children;
  • Providing utility assistance for 7,745 families;
  • Offering after school and summer programs for 340 at-risk youth;
  • Delivering early childhood education and preschool to some 2,425 children;
  • Answering over 102,000 calls for human and social services referrals.

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.

our mission:

Community Action Partnership of Kern shall provide and advocate for resources that will empower members of the communities we serve to be self-sufficient.