Blanton Child Development Center
The Blanton Child Development Center (BCDC) is a child day care facility licensed by Community Care Licensing (license number #153808943). BCDC offers full year/full day services. Our employees are caring and highly qualified early child care educators. Parenting classes are also offered on site. We work with First 5 KERN, CAPK/EHS-CCP and KCSOS Alternative Education to provide a comprehensive program to meet the individual needs of each student and child in the program.
Serving Students and Families attending Kern County Superintendent of Schools Alternative Education School Sites: Auburn Community School, Blanton Academy, Bridges, 34th St. Community Learning Center, Kelly F. Blanton Student Education Center (CLC Tech), and Sillect Community School.
315 E. 18th Street,
Bakersfield, CA 93305
For questions about enrollment call:
Canter Hours: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Parenting teens who are interested in earning their high school diploma and are enrolled in one of the KCSOS Alternative Education Programs are eligible for childcare services. Your child must be 6 weeks to 36 months old. If your child is older, we can refer you to alternate day care centers.
When there is space available for your child in the center, you must make an enrollment appointment for Orientation with the Blanton Child Development Center Site Supervisor. Your child must have a recent physical and an updated immunization record before enrollment. Students are also required to attend parenting classes which are provided on site.
To make an appointment call:
Ocanel Martinez, Site Supervisor (661) 852-5651
Center Hours: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
- A significant number of eligible female and male students in need of targeted supportive services related to school success will be served.
- Students served who graduate, will transition to post-secondary education, including technical school, or into the world of work.
- Students served will be successful in linking with community resources to needed medical, dental, nutritional, vision and mental health services to ensure well-being of their family.
- Students served will understand their responsibility towards the progress of their child in school readiness skills.
- Students served will not have a repeat birth or father a repeat pregnancy before graduating from high school.
- Children of enrolled teen parents will receive health screenings and immunizations.