I've gotten to know Covenant by helping them obtain permits for some of their building projects. I drop in their coffee house on North Chester every once in a while and buy some of their great coffee and talk everyonce in a while to the youth they help out. One of them told me it was the only place she has ever felt special. I about lost it... I knew for sure then they were doing great things and filling a much needed gap in the "post" foster care system.
I appreciate that Covenant Community Services not only helps former foster children become responsible adults, but that they provide valuable services to our community. One trip to the coffee shop will remind you of days gone by. These people understand customer service. Each time I go I am pretty sure that I am their most important customer of the day! Good Job!
I first became aware of Covenant Community Services while at a local bicycle race in Bakersfield, California. I was drawn to their booth for the very good reason that they were offering delicious hot coffee. While there, I learned that they have a program to help successfully transition former foster care youth into the working adult world. One vehicle Covenant uses to accomplish this goal is in training youth to roast, grind, and sell premium coffee. Since then, I have become a regular customer of Covenant Coffee, purchasing freshly ground coffee for my home, as well as purchasing the coffee we use in our church fellowship hall. I am exceptionally impressed with the work that Covenant Community Services is doing and enthusiastically recommend them!
Peter Wonderly - Bakersfield, CA