Kern County, CA Assistance Programs and Resources

Kern County Housing Assistance Programs

Our housing assistance programs include HUD, housing assistance, Section 8, subsidized housing programs in Kern County.

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance

615 California Avenue
Bakersfield, CA - 93304
661-325-5943
Services: Offers free legal assistance, provides assistance with public benefits including: SSI, Medi-Cal / Medicare, disability benefits, housing, general assistance, domestic violence program and much more. This also includes the community homeless law center that handles legal problems (civil, criminal, law violations). Offers assistance with verification of low-fare ID cards. ..

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Kern County Food Assistance Programs

Our list of food assistance programs includes: food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Kern County.

The Mission at Kern County

816 E 21st St
Bakersfield, CA - 93305
(661) 325-0863
Shelter for homeless men. - Overnight shelter; - Showers; - Laundry Service; - 3 Meals Daily; - Case Management Services; - Job Training Shelter Hours: 5pm to 7am. - 240 Beds; ..

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Tehachapi Senior Center

500 East F Street
Tehachapi, CA - 93561
(661)822-5412
Mission Statement: Improve and enhance the quality of life for Senior's in Tehachapi, surrounding Valleys and Communities. Provide necessary tools with education to keep skills and minds alert. Help maintain self-sufficiency to perform daily tasks. To improve senior's mental health and physical well-being by providing a secure, safe place where they may get nutritious meals, physical exercise, participate in social activities and recreation programs with other seniors...

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Positive Visions - Bakersfield

1118 Pacific Street
Bakersfield, CA - 93305
661-321-0558
A sober-living community for men, they offer services for up to 18 residents. A focus on recovery for individuals. Services: 3 hot meals a day, Community Resource Referrals, and AA/NA Resident Scheme. Fees: $650 per month or a sliding scale. Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ..

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Oxford House for Men - Golden Empire

1816 Hughes Lane
Bakersfield, CA - 93304
661-412-4957
Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided.Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit...

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Bakersfield Rescue Mission Womens Discipleship Recovery Program

820 East 21st Street
Bakersfield, CA - 93301
661-325-0863
Provide food, clothing, shelter, and opportunity for rehabilitation through Christian counseling, conversation, and influence. Services include case management and referrals to community resources such as Human Services, Mental Health, Disabled Services and Medical Services. This shelter services are for men and women with no children. Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am - 5 pm..

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Bakersfield Homeless Center

1600 E Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, CA - 93305
(661) 322-9199
EMERGENCY FOOD & SHELTER ASSISTANCE     Three warm, nutritious daily meals (plus three snacks for children, and adults with special nutritional needs);     Safe shelter in separate family, single women’s, and single men’s dormitories;     Hygiene items, such as soap, shampoo, and diapers;     Donations of clean clothing, and the use of laundry facilities and     Showers and restrooms. BHC MEDICAL/DENTAL PROGRAM When they arrive at the Center, many of our homeless have had little or no access to healthcare in months. Simple-to-treat conditions like infected cuts, bruises and other forms of trauma, toothaches, diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, lice and airborne communicable diseases are treated quickly and effectively within days of arrival. This care, provided by volunteer healthcare professionals here at the David L Harmon Health Center, helps keep these conditions from becoming avoidable emergencies. Just as important to early treatment is access to preventive education and basic healthcare tips. The Center offers ongoing classes to help educate our residents. Our parents who take advantage of the preventive education are more healthy overall and are more engaged in their children’s healthcare needs, including school physicals, preventive vaccines, oral exams and hygiene. Also provides addiction counseling assistance. ..

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All Saints Anglican Church - Bakersfield

3200 Gosford Road
Bakersfield, CA - 93309
661-832-8582
Provides meals to members of the congregation in times of illness or in need. Also provides a sack lunch program to feed the homeless with a sack luncheon and sharing the Gospel on the 1st Sunday of each month. Services include youth group and outreach. Volunteers are welcome. Call for more info...

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Kern County Health Care Assistance Programs and Clinics

Our list of clinics and healthcare assistance programs includes free and income based clincs: dental and medical, health care assistant payment programs, etc.

West Delano Dental Center

441 Diaz Avenue
Delano, CA - 93215
661-725-3882
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm..

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Old Town Kern Community Health Center

234 Baker Street Suites 1 & 2
Bakersfield, CA - 93305
661-322-7580
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am - 5 pm..

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North of the River Community Health Center

2525 North Chester Avenue
Bakersfield, CA - 93308
661-328-4295
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Hours of operation: Between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM on Monday to Friday ..

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McFarland Community Health Center

217 West Kern Avenue
McFarland, CA - 93250
661-792-3038
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Hours: Mon-Fri, 1st & 3rd Sat of month 8:30 am - 5:30 pm..

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Lamont Community Health & Dental Center

8787 Hall Road
Lamont, CA - 93241
661-845-3731
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Hours: Mon-Sat 8 am - 7 pm..

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Kern Valley Medical Center

6310 Lake Isabella Boulevard
Lake Isabella, CA - 93240
760-379-2415
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm..

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Kern River Health Center

67 Evans Road
Wofford Heights, CA - 93285
760-376-2276
The Sierra Vista Clinic serves a geographically dispersed, low and moderate fixed-income, ethnically diverse population of homeless, rural, urban, and border-area patients. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. ..

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Greenfield Community Health/Dental Center

9001 South H Street
Bakersfield, CA - 93307
661-328-4260
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm..

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Frazier Mountain Community Health Center

704 Lebec Rd.
Lebec, CA - 93243
661-248-5250
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Hours: Mon-Fri, 1st Sat of month 8:30 am - 5:30 pm..

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Family Health & Dental Center

1611 1st Street
Bakersfield, CA - 93304
661-336-5300
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm..

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East Niles Community Health Center & Dental Center

7800 Niles Street
Bakersfield, CA - 93306
661-328-4284
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm..

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East Bakersfield Dental Center

1125 E. California Ave
Bakersfield, CA - 93307
661-632-2144
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Hours: Mon-Sat 8 am - 7 pm..

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East Bakersfield Community Health Center

815 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Bakersfield, CA - 93307
661-322-3905
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Hours: Mon-Sat 8 am - 7 pm..

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Delano Community Health Center

1508 Garces Highway Suite 1
Delano, CA - 93215
661-725-4780
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Services at this location:Primary Care: Including Family Practice, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology; WIC: including nutrition services; MCOP: Maternal Child Outreach Program; Patient Navigator: Chronic Disease Management; Health Insurance Assistance Program: Outreach and Enrollment; CDP: Cancer Detection Program; Oral Health Care; Dental Services; Phlebotomy: draw blood from patients for various lab tests and procedures; F-PACT: Family Planning, Access, Care and Treatment Program; Retinopathy Screening: Diabetes Collaborative. Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, 2nd and 4th Sat 8:30 am - 5:30 pm..

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Central Bakersfield Community Health Center

301 Brundage Lane
Bakersfield, CA - 93304
661-323-6086
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Services at this location:Primary Care: Including Family Practice, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology; WIC: including nutrition services; MCOP: Maternal Child Outreach Program; Patient Navigator: Chronic Disease Management; Health Insurance Assistance Program: Outreach and Enrollment; Phlebotomy: draw blood from patients for various lab tests and procedures; Plain Film Radiology: Application of imaging technology like x-ray and radiation to diagnosing and treating disease; F-PACT: Family Planning, Access, Care and Treatment Program; Mammography: A screening test for breast cancer. Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am - 7 pm..

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Baker Street Village Community Health Center

1015 Baker Street, Suite 4
Bakersfield, CA - 93305
661-328-4283
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Services at this location:Primary Care: Including Family Practice, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology; WIC: including nutrition services; MCOP: Maternal Child Outreach Program; Patient Navigator: Chronic Disease Management; Health Insurance Assistance Program: Outreach and Enrollment; Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm..

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Arvin Community Health & Dental Center

1305 Bear Mountain Boulevard
Arvin, CA - 93203
661-854-3131
Clinica Sierra Vista serves a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Services at this location: Primary Care: Including Family Practice, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology. WIC: Including Nutrition Services MCOP: Childhood Outreach Program Patient Navigator: Chronic Disease Management Health Insurance Assistance Program: Outreach and Enrollment Oral Health Care: Dental Services Phlebotomy: Blood collection from patients for various tests and laboratory procedures Plain Film Radiology: Application of imaging technology such as x-ray and radiation in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases F-PACT: Family Planning, Access, Care and Treatment Program Mammography: A screening test for breast cancer. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm ..

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34th Street Community Health Center

2000 Physician's Plaza
Bakersfield, CA - 93301
661-324-1455
The Sierra Vista clinic serves a geographically dispersed, low-medium fixed-income patients, ethnically diverse, borderline, rural-urban, and homeless. Services: Primary Care: Including Family Clinic, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, and Gynecology; WIC: Including nutrition services; MCOP: Maternal Child Outreach Program; Health Insurance Assistance Program: Disclosure and Enrollment; HIV/AIDS: Services, Education and Prevention Program; Hepatitis C services. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:30 aa.m. - 5:30 p.m. ..

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Kern County Homeless Shelters and Homeless Assistance Programs

Our list of homeless programs include emergency homeless shelters, day shelters, homeless resources for men, women, and families. Free public showers, etc

South Bakersfield Community Health Center

2400 Wible Road Suite 14
Bakersfield, CA - 93304
661-835-1240
They serve a geographically dispersed, low-moderate-fixed income, ethnically diverse, frontier-rural-urban-migrant-homeless patient population. Hours of operation: Between 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM on Monday to Friday ..

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Kern County Alcohol and Drug Rehab Assistance Programs

Kern County, CA Alcohol and Drug Rehab

Local Rehab Assistance: 800-780-2294
Specialists trained to find the best treatment solutions at little to no cost. Call for location and rates for rehab.

Kern County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Kern County.

Walker Senior Center

505 Sunset Ave.
Shafter, CA - 93263
(661)746-7838
Don’t let the word senior fool you. They are the most youthful bunch you would ever meet. Every event is a social gathering, where you are met with a smile. They are always joking and laughing making their programs a place to be for everyone 55+. This is a place where long time friends meet and hang out, and make the best of every gathering. Please if you are 55+ or know someone who is please come down or bring the seniors you know in...

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Ridgecrest Senior Center

125 S Warner
Ridgecrest, CA - 93555
(760)375-5438
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Kern River Valley Senior Center

6405 Lake Isabella Blvd
Lake Isabella, CA - 93240
(760)379-1428
The mission of KRVSC, Inc. is to initiate, sponsor, and carry out policies and activities that will further the prosperity and quality of life of the Seniors in the Kern River Valley...

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Inyokern Senior Center

1247 Broadway Ave.
Inyokern, CA - 93527
(760)377-4800
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Delano Senior Center

925 Ellington St.
Delano, CA - 93215
(661)721-3337
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Curt Kennedy Center Free Meals

724 E. 21st Street
Bakersfield, CA - 93305
(661) 325-0863
Serves Free Breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day. ..

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Cities In Kern County With Listings

Government and Private Assistance Programs

Housing Programs and Assistance

There are many non-profit and government based organizations dedicated to providing housing and support. We find them for you.

Food Programs

Food pantries, soup kitchens, food baskets. We find these local resources and list them.

Free clothing assistance

Thousands of churches and religious organizations offer low-cost or free drug and alcohol treatment as part of their missions.