2019 Novel Coronavirus Resources
Resources for essential workers needing childcare
Funds are currently available to support parents who are essential workers who need child care. For more information, please click
Resources for homeless youth
If your family is in a temporary or inadequate living situation due to a loss of housing, your child might be eligible for certain educational rights and services.
Homeless Student Referrals: http://bit.ly/ReferKernMV
If you need housing assistance, call 211 for available housing resources and services in your community.
Resources for suspected child abuse or neglect
If you suspect child abuse or neglect, please call the Kern County Child Abuse Hotline.
Child Protective Services Hotline:
(661) 631-6011 (Countywide)
(760) 375-6049 (Ridgecrest)
Reports of child abuse can be made at any time and people should call 911 for emergencies.
Internet connectivity offers
To help families during this time of need, many Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are offering low-cost, or no-cost internet plans for qualified new low-income customers. Click the links below for details.
Notable health websites
Resources for schools Stop the Spread of Germs Poster (CDC)
[English] [Spanish] Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019 poster (CDC)
[English] [Spanish] Hand washing video