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Free meals are being provided for kids in Fresno and the surrounding rural communities! Come and enjoy healthy meals from a variety of locations and times, including our Food Express Bus. Learn more about these meal locations and times by visiting our Free Meals for Kids page to see what works best for you and your family‘s schedule. Let us make sure your kids are taken care of and nourished in their next meal.  Free Meals
Food Services, Home Page
Are you ready to embark on a fulfilling journey, making a meaningful impact on the lives of young children? Look no further than the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (EOC) and their ‘Head Start 0 to 5’ program. We are thrilled to announce that the ‘Head Start 0 to 5’ is currently seeking passionate individuals to join their team, and they’re holding a job fair that you won’t want to miss! Mark your calendars for this
Head Start 0 to 5
Recently, a heartwarming encounter took place at the Kings Canyon Head Start 0 to 5 site, as dedicated volunteers from The Foster Grandparent Program graced the premises. Together, they embarked on a delightful reading journey with the enchanting book, ‘The Doorbell Rang.’ This unique program bridges generations, bringing together wise and compassionate senior volunteers with underserved infants, children, and teens throughout Fresno. Their mission: to promote literacy, academic success, and holistic development, encompassing social-emotional and
Foster Grandparent Program, Head Start 0 to 5
Events & Workshops Looking for services or ways to get involved with our LGBTQ+ Resource Center? Here we are featuring some of the most exciting events in the area. Check out the flyers below to learn in what ways we can best assists your need and join in on the fun social events! Request for Services form Illuminate Our PrideVendors Click Here to RSVP your spot! CITLALLI – Grupo de apoyo para personas Trans Movie
Home Page, LGBTQ+ Resource Center
Exciting news! Starting May 15th, we’re opening up our Community Action Plan (CAP) for public comment. Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (Fresno EOC) updates this plan every two years, and it’s packed with crucial info about our awesome Fresno County communities. We’re talking population size, service needs, and other important components. Now, here’s why we need YOU. Your thoughts and concerns matter to us, and we want you, Fresno County residents, to speak up about our
Thursday was a day filled with joy, laughter, and cake as Fresno EOC celebrated the remarkable 58th anniversary of Head Start. We couldn’t be prouder of our dedicated Head Start staff, whose tireless efforts make a lasting impact on the lives of countless children. Your hard work is truly valued and recognized. But that’s not all! The festivities were made even more special by a proclamation from the City of Fresno, officially designating May 18th
Head Start 0 to 5
The Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps, has received a renewal following the award of a grant from US Department of Labor. The $90 million grant has been distributed among 68 organizations in 32 states, is aimed at providing employment services and training. The YouthBuild program is among the beneficiaries of this funding. “YouthBuild Fresno is preparing at-risk, underserved young people for good quality jobs while bolstering the regional workforce to meet industry demands,” says Congressman
Local Conservation Corps
As droughts and wildfires continue to ravage California’s forests, there’s been an immense need to increase forestry conservation and natural resource management efforts. Now with the help from Congressman Jim Costa, our Local Conservation Corps will increase these efforts. Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps (LCC), received $500K funding secured by Congressman Jim Costa from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.  The grant will provide money for the Corps to purchase large-scale equipment to assist LCC
Local Conservation Corps
illustration of hands and the words stop police brutality
Once again… Once again, our nation is rocked by the reality of police brutality, leading to the death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee – the same city where Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated in 1968. The images and video are horrific, appalling, and unconscionable. This video demonstrates a blatant disregard for life, humanity and continues to raise serious questions about community trust in the police. The inhumane treatment of people should not be
Fresno EOC School of Unlimited Learning (SOUL) hosted two graduation ceremonies on December 14, celebrating the Class of 2022! It was the first time we had group ceremonies in three years due to safety precautions put in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, health and safety were still considered. This semester, graduates could share the stage and invite ten guests each. Congratulations to our 16 graduates! Fresno EOC School of Unlimited Learning (SOUL)
School of Unlimited Learning

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