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County approves location in Central Bakersfield for new low-barrier homeless shelter

Posted at 12:51 PM, Sep 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-10 15:56:21-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — An approved location for a low-barrier homeless shelter was announced by the Kern County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.

According to officials, the future location will be at 2731 O Street in Central Bakersfield.

Kern Medical said it is giving $1 million to help fund the project. The proposed shelter is reportedly expected to house up to 200 people.

This is a developing story and we will update as more information comes in.