Kern Food Policy

Do you need immediate food assistance?

Golden Empire Gleaners- Senior Sack Program

"The Senior Sack Program has been operating continuously for over 28 years throughout Kern County at 24 different sites. Eligible seniors whose annual income is $15,000 or below, register at a site in their local area. The Golden Empire Gleaners Delivers food to each site twice a month to be distributed to registered seniors."

Golden Empire Gleaners- Referring Agencies
Drought Food Assistance Program

"Have you been affected by the drought in some way?! The CAPK Food Bank has partnered with the Drought Food Assistance Program (DFAP) to distribute emergency food boxes in Kern County! We will be distributing in multiple locations throughout the next couple weeks. If you would like more info about your nearest food assistance location call 2-1-1."

Map of CAPK Food Bank Distribution Sites

"This is a map of Community Action Partnership of Kern Food Bank distribution sites and dates. You are required to bring proof of your current address and proof of low income, such as food stamp card, paycheck stubs, tax forms, or award letters from disability insurance, unemployment, or welfare. All persons who are willing to sign self-certification statement are deemed program eligible. Citizenship is not a requirement."

For information on other community or social services, including food assistance, please dial 2-1-1.