Kern County Network for Children

Partnering Agencies

Community Safety

Bakersfield Police Department
Kern County Sheriff’s Department
Kern County District Attorney
Kern County Probation
Kern County Superior Court

Demographics and Statistics

Kern Council of Governments

Early Childhood Development and Child Care Organizations

Community Connection for Child Care
Caring Corner
Darlyn’s Darlings: Child Care for Children with Special Medical Needs
Kern County Child Care Council
Superintendent of Schools-Child Development Sites

Education Links

Children and Youth
All Kern County School Districts
California Department of Education
Kern County Superintendent of Schools
LightWave Education
Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA)

Adult Education

Bakersfield Adult School
California State University Bakersfield
Kern Community Colleges
San Joaquin Valley College
West Kern Community College

Employment Services

Employers’ Training Resource
Employment Development Department

Health and Wellbeing

Health Care Providers

Clinica Sierra Vista
Henrietta Weill Memorial Child Guidance Clinic
Kern County Department of Public Health
Planned Parenthood – Mar Monte
Kern Medical Center
National Health Services
Sight for Students
Start Your Recovery

Wellbeing Partnerships
Community Action to Fight Asthma

Housing and Homelessness

Bakersfield Homeless Shelter
Housing Authority of the County of Kern
Kern County Homeless Collaborative

Legal Services

California Courts Self-Help Website
Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance-GBLA

Local Media

El Popular Bakersfield
The Bakersfield Californian
The Daily Independent
The Desert News
The Kern Valley Sun
The Tehachapi News

News Radio
KERN 1410 AM
KTQX 90.1 FM (Radio Bilingue)
KNZR 1560 AM

News Television
KBAK – Channel 29 (CBS)
KERO – Channel 23 (ABC)
KGET – Channel 17 (NBC)

Public Policy

California State Government
Kern County Board of Supervisors
California State Association of Counties

The Great Valley Center

City of Arvin
City of Bakersfield
City of California City
City of Delano
City of Maricopa
City of McFarland
City of Ridgecrest
City of Shafter
City of Taft
City of Tehachapi
City of Wasco
Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce
Greater Bakersfield Vision 20/20

Service Organizations in Kern County

Alpha Canine Sanctuary
Bakersfield Vet Center
BGLAD (Bakersfield Greater Los Angeles Council on Deafness)
Independent Living Center of Kern County
Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Kern County Veterans Service Department
Mexican American Opportunity Foundation-MAOF


Golden Empire Transit District-GET Bus
Kern Council of Governments
Kern Regional Transit
Wasco Dial-A-Ride

Youth Development Organizations

Bakersfield Police Activities League
Bike Bakersfield
Leaders in Life Youth Conference