Creating spaces for transformation 

The backstory of this picture began almost 20 years ago. The year was 1998 and it was a tough year for the Martin family. We were going through a lot as a young couple and God was at work in our life. Little did we know what was going to transpire in the years and…

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Help Covenant give hope through Give Big Kern!

I woke up really excited this morning.  While I’m always passionate about the work I do here at Covenant Community Services and Covenant Coffee, there’s something else that’s got me pumped. Today, May 3rd, thousands of Kern County residents are going to show their support for their favorite nonprofit during GIVE BIG KERN. Today, every donation and…

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Giving Tuesday is what the holidays are all about

You have experienced Black Friday and Cyber Monday but are you enjoying Giving Tuesday? The holiday season can be full of too much busyness, shopping and parties that we forget what the season is all about. The celebration of Thanksgiving and of Christmas has been marginalized with consumerism. We shop. We buy. And, we are…

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Foster care agency awarded grants to expand services

Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant) is a multifaceted organization serving foster children and former foster youth. Covenant’s home is the Headquarters of Hope at 1700 North Chester in Bakersfield, California. Although the organization has been around for over a decade, the movement has gained great momentum in the past two years thanks to the generosity…

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Local Community Orgainzation Receives Accolades and Funding

Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant) had a busy Fall in 2012. The local Bakersfield nonprofit received awards for their work in the neighborhood of Oildale, California and a recent grant from Chevron. Covenant purchased property at 1700 North Chester in Oildale, California in June of 2011. after extensive repairs and re-construction, Covenant opened the doors…

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Local Community Orgainzation Receives Accolades and Funding

Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant) had a busy Fall in 2012. The local Bakersfield nonprofit received awards for their work in the neighborhood of Oildale, California and a recent grant from Chevron. Covenant purchased property at 1700 North Chester in Oildale, California in June of 2011. after extensive repairs and re-construction, Covenant opened the doors…

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Foster Care News You Can Use

Covenant will begin a new feature on this blog that includes a recap of current news that we find worthy to share. There is so much information that comes out on a regular basis about foster care but most of it seems negative in scope. Thus, Covenant will strive to present an accurate yet balanced…

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HQ of Hope moving forward!

The HQ of Hope is making nice progress toward completion. The site at 1700 N Chester Avenue in Bakersfield, California is now the home, or headquarters, of Covenant Community Services and all of our programs and services for foster children and former foster youth. Although we moved in on August 1, 2011, it has been…

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