Kings County Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
Kings EDC was established to implement the economic development program for the cities and unicorporated communities of Kings County. Helps new and existing businesses to thrive and grow.
China Alley in Hanford is a short street featuring eleven historic buildings near Seventh and Green Streets. When the Central Pacific railroad was extended westward in 1877 and the new town of Hanford was formed, numerous Chinese came to the area to build railroads, farms and businesses.
The Kings Art Center provides hands-on art education coupled with high quality exhibitions of artwork from throughout California as well as from local artists.
Provides information about educational programs and services for grades K-12.
General Relief Services
2-1-1 is a tool to bring you one step closer to the resources that can help you through a tough time. When you dial 211, the people you talk to are experts in navigating community services. When you search the website, you get the breadth and depth of the most comprehensive collection of services just for Kings County. Available 24/7.
The agency reaches out to low-income people to address their multiple needs and administer a full range of coordinated programs designed to have a measurable impact on poverty. Services included assitance with childcare, housing, utilities, income tax preparation, food, clothing,and intervention/support services.
Kings County provides basic government services such as sheriff, public health, assessor, voter registration, courts, fire department, library, agricultural commissioner, etc.
This website provides a comprehensive voter’s guide replete with everything that young adults (age 18-29) need to know about voting in the 2016 election including state-by-state directory exploring voter eligibility criteria, residency requirements, registration deadlines, and other voting guidelines,key issues, voting rights manual and voting resources list geared toward college voters.
Seniors and People with Disabilities
The goal of the Kings County Commission on Aging Council is to provide information & referral service, offer assistance, support & advocate for the senior citizens of Kings County as prescribed & outlined in the Older Americans Act.
California's Library Services for People with Print Disabilities, in association with the Library of Congress, provides free Braille and audio books, magazines and playback equipment to all eligible Californians unable to read standard print. Follow the link to find your loocal braille and talking book libraryand sign up for free library services.
Techboomers is a thank-you gift to the "baby boomer" generation and provides tutorials on how to use popular websites and apps. Techboomers isn't just for older adults; anyone looking to advance beyond basic computer skills, or just wanting to learn about a new website, is welcome to learn by visiting the website.
If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, this website has the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.
Provides public transit service every Mon – Fri - limited service on Saturdays. Provides services within the downtown areas of Hanford & Lemoore & regular route service between Hanford & the cities/communities of Armona, Avenal, Corcoran, Fresno, Grangeville, Hardwick, Kettleman City, Laton, Lemoore, Stratford, and Visalia.