Housing Authority of the County of Kern

Building Blocks: A Housing Program for Foster Youth

Building Blocks is a Transitional Housing Program for emancipated foster youth (ages 18-21) who are homeless or at immediate risk of becoming homeless. Participating youth are required to work full or part-time and may also attend school. This Transitional Housing Program in collaboration with the County of Kern’s Department of Human Services, provides motivated foster youth with apartment housing and offers them the opportunity to develop skills needed for successful transition into self-sufficiency. Maximum residency for each youth is 18 months.

Building Blocks – Transitional Housing for Emancipated Foster Youth
1801 Belle Terrace, Bakersfield, CA 93307
Resident Manager: Ashley McKay (Covenant Community Services), 661 493-6966
12 Units, Single Room Occupancy