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The Gateway: Program Orientation 

Recommended as the first step, our FREE Program Orientation covers information about our Gateway

Homeownership Education Program, Self-Help Housing, Homebuyer Assistance, Housing Rehabilitation,

Financial Management and Credit Repair. Join us Tuesday, March 19th at Sierra Vista Clinic, 9001 H. Street in

Bakersfield at 6pm. Click here to RSVP: http://bit.ly/2N5o2I8



What We Do



Build Your Own Home

With skilled onsite supervision, families help build each other’s homes.

Rental Communities

Affordable rental housing communities offering afterschool programs, adult education classes, computer literacy classes, and more.

Repair Your Home

Funding assistance to make important health and safety repairs to your home.

Homeownership Education

Online and in-person classes prepare prospective homebuyers for sustainable homeownership.

Buy A Home

Resources and assistance for families wishing to become homeowners through traditional avenues.

Community Development

Assistance for rural communities to identify sources of clean drinking water and develop sanitary sewer systems.





Healthy Homes & Communities

Self-Help Enterprises has a long history of integrating healthy, sustainable development practices to create healthier, energy-efficient environments for community residents.



Learn more below about Self-Help Enterprises’ commitment to working with cities, counties and residents to improve health outcomes and reduce environmental impact.




Sustainability

Building homes that are energy efficient, use fewer resources, and are affordable.




Community Building

Empowering people to become leaders in their community.




Health & Wellness

Creating and supporting efforts to promote healthy homes and communities.




Mutual Self-Help Housing

Working Together



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On the Blog





Water Well Gives Kings County Family Normalcy



For Carl and Karen Mendez, the journey to clean and reliable water has been a long and tiring one.





Cabrera Family Benefits from SHE’s Rehab Program in Madera County



Faustina and Estanislou Cabrera, now in their late 80’s, lived in their Madera mobile home for over 35 years.





Richgrove Event

Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Learning Center at Vera Cruz Village Apartments



Richgrove, CA — On January 15, Self-Help Enterprises celebrated the opening of the Learning Center at the Vera Cruz Village Apartments in Richgrove













There are many ways you can support our housing and community development efforts. From volunteering to a tax-deductible contribution to becoming a participant, you can join us in strengthening the communities we serve.


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