Blues Concert to Benefit Foster Youth in Kern County

The inaugural Covenant Community Concert Benefit will be held on Friday, May 15th, 2020 at Salty’s Banquet and Event Center! The event will be an evening of music, food, and caring for the foster youth of Kern County. English secured the musical talents of international touring Blues Artist and 3 Time Maple Blues Awards winner for Harmonica Player of the Year, Harpdog Brown from Vancouver, British Columbia. Harpdog will headline the concert. Opening the show is Bakersfield’s very own National touring and multi-nominated Roots and Blues artist Orphan Jon and The Abandoned. And closing out the night will be Bakersfield local Blues legend Mr. Bunky Spurling and his band.

Read More

Covenant Christmas Open House for Foster Youth

You’re invited to the Covenant Christmas Open House 4:00-7:00pm December 8, 2017 Come Out and Kick-Off the Holiday Season with Covenant! Join Covenant for an Open House from 4:00pm – 7:00pm on December 8, 2017  at 1700 N Chester Ave. in  Bakersfield , California! We will have a taco bar, festivities and a great time…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Covenant News and Notes

COVENANT NEWS AND NOTES November 2013 Wow! I can’t believe we are nearing the end of 2013. The busy Thanksgiving and Christmas season is upon us! We are so thankful for you and your support as we serve foster children, former foster youth and their families. Please receive this “news and Notes” piece with thankful…

Read More

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…

Read More

Foster Youth become the Trainers at Orphan Event

Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant), and their social enterprise Covenant Coffee, recently sent three former foster youth to speak as part of a panel at the Foster Care and Adoption Summit. The Summit was hosted by Arrow Child Services at Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita, California. The three youth, Jonathan R., Balinda A. and…

Read More

Foster youth shares hope

The following story is from the Kern County Department of Humans Services Independent Living Program (ILP) newsletter. ILP is a partner with Covenant Community Services in providing hope and love to abused and neglected children and former foster youth. The story was shared with a Covenant staff member and an ILP worker. About Jonathan Jonathan…

Read More