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Gay & Lesbian Center of Bakersfield receiving grant funds

 

SACRAMENTO, Calif.

The Gay & Lesbian Center of Bakersfield is due to receive a portion of nearly $13 million in grants to help reduce mental health disparities in communities traditionally underserved.  

State health officials say the funding will be distributed over five years to 11 pilot projects statewide that provide mental health services to five target populations, including African American, Asian and Pacific Islander, Latino, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ), and Native American communities...

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