District 5

Merced County Community Action Agency 2011 Accomplishments in District 5

Includes Dos Palos, Los Banos, Santa Nella, South Dos Palos, & Volta

  • South Dos Palos’ 42.4% unemployment rate was highest in the County
  • 6,421 residents on fixed income (age 60 & over)
  • 71 Dos Palos, Los Banos, & Santa Nella residents received weatherization help for their homes
  • 945 residents in Dos Palos, Los Banos, Santa Nella, South Dos Palos, & Volta received emergency assistance so utilities wouldn’t be shut off
  • 3,690 residents were enrolled in WIC
  • 96 children whose parents were in school or working attended subsidized preschool in Los Banos; 87 children were on a waiting list