The new funding will create jobs to help more families achieve financial and emotional stability
For the first time in 19 years, the Riverside County Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) will receive a significant increase in funding, resulting from Governor Newsom’s budget signed today. The additional $5.4 million will provide financial and emotional stability to families, and in return, aid the local economy.
Regional Partners to Seek Expansion of Services during Excessive Heat Waves
PALM SPRINGS – The County of Riverside and City of Palm Springs partnered this week to open a temporary cooling center for homeless residents to escape the evening heat. The overnight cooling center ran from Tuesday to Thursday evening. The pop-up center provided 70 overnight beds combined from Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.
Listings and filing instructions are now available on the Treasurer-Tax Collector web site. Deadline to file is August 1, 2019. click here for more information
For the first time, just over $10 million dollars in state funding has been awarded to agencies and cities that help the homeless individuals and families in Riverside County. In issuing the funding, the state required the county to use the existing Continuum of Care structure created by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to manage federal grants for homeless programs.
Anyone interested in running for office in the May 7, 2019 Moreno Valley Unified School District, Trustee Area 5 special vacancy election may file papers for candidacy until 5 p.m. on Friday (Feb. 8).
Healthy gardens start with healthy soils. Now is the time to prepare your garden for spring planting. Master Gardeners will give a presentation and share their knowledge about our local soil and how you can make it better to grow more robust plants and productive food crops. Valuable soil is rapidly degenerating, and there is too much dioxide in the atmosphere. Gardeners and farmers everywhere can move carbon OUT of the atmosphere… and build it back into healthy, fertile soil.
(Riverside, CA) Customers who receive benefits through the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), or CalFresh, and were issued their February benefits early, by Wednesday January 16, should plan their food budget to last through the end of February as the federal government shutdown continues.
Facts and other information about the potentially fatal Ebola virus are available on a new web page from Riverside County health officials.
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