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National Night Out

Kerman Police Department invites you to their community-building National Night Out event to be held on August 4, 2017 at Kerckhoff Park, 15061 West G Street from 6:00 – 8:30 pm. The National Night Out is free to the public and food, games and raffle prizes being offered throughout the evening  Read More→

K-Town Throw Down Skate Park Fundraising Event

The K-Town Throw Down is a skate competition with prizes, music, art hop and more held at Kerman’s Skate Park 6:00 pm on August 5, 2017. To keep Kerman graffiti-free and teach youth the importance of respecting others’ property, the Kerman Skate Park Committee invites designs for a graffiti art mural for Kerman Skate Park building wall. The theme “Kerman Skate Park” challenges students valley-wide to create artwork that encourages youth to respect property by keeping it graffiti free. This community based committee comprised of local adult residents and youth skaters working together to improve the Kerman Skate Park. Read More→

Putting f-u-n into summer learning a hit with Kerman students


The Kerman Enrichment Summer Adventures is to summer school what laptops are to the chalkboard. The 600-plus kindergarten-through-eighth-grade students at Goldenrod Elementary School create glass etchings, 3D artwork, and wind-powered toy cars. Read More→

Electronic Vehicle Charging Station in Kerman

charge-stationThe City now has an EV charging station!

The charging unit was provided by the Fresno County Rural Transit Agency and is located at the Community Teen Center, 15100 W. Kearney. The system is fully operational and is completely self-sufficient using solar technology. Additional EV locations can be found at plugshare.com

Animal Services Adopt-a-Pet

Dog1Open your heart to fostering an animal. The Kerman Animal Services Adopt-a-Pet facilitates the fostering of animals. They also provide information and photos on lost pets.  The physical address of the Kerman Animal Shelter is 15485 W. Church Ave., Kerman, CA 93630. Visit the Kerman Adopt-a-Pet Facebook page at Kerman Animal Services. Remember fostering saves lives. Click here to access Animal Control information.

Click here to read the City’s Mission and Vision Statements We hope you find this site to be a valuable resource that you will continue to use. If you have questions or comments feel free to send an email to the Webmaster

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESThe City of Kerman operates the Kerman Transit bus, known as Dial-A-Ride, for residents within the city limits of Kerman and the Fresno County Rural Transit Agency (FCRTA) operates the Westside Transit with services to all of the westside cities. FCRTA is a Joint Powers Authority comprised of thirteen rural cities and the County to provide a coordinated transit system for rural Fresno County. Continue Reading→

The following list provides a description and contact information of emergency services available in Fresno County.

Catholic Charities Diocese of Fresno – (559) 237-0851 – Provides emergency food and clothing.

Central California Legal Services, Inc. – (559) 570-1200 – Assist the homeless with legal problems related to health, welfare, and public benefits.

El Puente – (559) 600-1647 – Provides a 32-unit housing facility (30 to 90 day stay) for families receiving Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC).

Evangel Home, Inc. – (559) 264-4714 – Provides temporary (28 days) emergency shelter to single women and women with children.

Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health – (559) 453-4099 – Provides permanent supportive housing for men and women; counseling, advocacy, street outreach, substance abuse treatment, life skills, mental health counseling and transportation.

Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission (Fresno EOC) – (559) 498-8543 – Provides permanent supportive housing for men, women and families; transitional housing for transitional aged youth (18-24); Youth Shelter to at-risk, runaway, and homeless youths ages 11 to 17. All programs provide counseling, advocacy, street outreach, life skills and transportation.

Fresno County Office of Education – (559) 265-3000 – Provides services to homeless school age children. The goal is to provide access to educational opportunities.

Housing Authority of Fresno County – (559) 443-8431 – Provides permanent supportive housing to men, women, families, veterans and veteran families, persons with HIV/AIDS and their families; counseling, advocacy, life skills, street outreach and mental health counseling.

Fresno Rescue Mission – (559) 268-0939 – Provides temporary housing, food, and clothing to men, women, and children; residential substance abuse treatment program for men.

Holy Cross Center for Women – (559) 237-3379 – Provides day-care services to women with children, laundry services, rest, shower facilities, diapers, formula, clothing, counseling referrals, computers, English classes, heath training, and crafts.

Holy Cross Clinic at Poverello – (559) 442-4108 – Serving the homeless and uninsured by providing medical care and basic dental services.

Marjaree Mason Center – (559) 233-HELP (4357) – Provides safe house for victims of domestic violence including counseling, case management, advocacy and life skills.

Mental Health Systems Inc. – (559) 264-7521 – Provides permanent supportive housing for women and children; counseling, advocacy, substance abuse treatment, life skills and mental health counseling.

Poverello House – (559) 498-6988 – Provides meals, emergency clothing, showers, referrals, residential substance abuse treatment for men; temporary housing for men and women; advocacy, counseling, life skills, street outreach and transportation.

Naomi’s House – (559) 443-1531 – Provides temporary housing for women only, case management, life skills, street outreach, advocacy and transportation.

Salvation Army – (559) 233-0139 – Provides emergency food, some utility and rental assistance, substance abuse treatment for men and women.

Spirit of Woman – (559) 244-4353 – Provides residential substance abuse treatment for pregnant and parenting women, counseling, advocacy, life skills and mental health counseling.

Turning Point of Central California – (559) 233-2668 – Provides permanent supportive housing for men, women and families with counseling, advocacy, education, life skills, street outreach and mental health counseling.

VA Central California Health Care System – (559) 225-6100 – Provides services to veterans and their families, permanent supportive housing, counseling, advocacy, substance abuse treatment, health care, life skills, street outreach, mental health counseling and transportation.

Westcare – (559) 265-4800 – Provides permanent supportive housing for families, rapid rehousing for men, women and families; services to veterans and their families; counseling, advocacy, residential substance abuse treatment, life skills, street outreach, mental health counseling and transportation.

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The Kerman community offers “Cooling Centers” for residents to come and get out of the heat. The following locations are designated as “Cooling Centers” and are open during the hours listed below.

Cooling centers in the City of Kerman will open when the National Weather Service predicts temperatures to be 105 degrees or greater. Kerman residents are welcome to take advantage of local cooling centers.

Scout Hut: Mon. – Fri. | Noon – 9:00 pm
Located in Kerckhoff Park (off 4th & E St.) 846-4809 or 846-9383

Senior Center: Mon. – Fri. | Noon – 5:00 pm
720 Eighth St. 846-9324 or 846-8643 (Closed 6/19 – 6/23)

Kerman Library: Mon. – Wed. 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thurs. Noon – 8:00 pm | Fri.1:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Sat. 10:00 – 2:00 pm
15081 W. Kearney Blvd. 846-8804

Residents with questions regarding cooling centers may contact the Department of Parks and Recreation directly at (559) 846-4808.

Transportation is available through Kerman Dial-A-Ride Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. There will be no charge on the Dial-A-Ride system for riders to cooling centers. Riders must advise dispatch when scheduling pick-up that they desire to be taken to a cooling center. Residents may contact Dial-A-Ride at (559) 846-7914.

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