KERN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

MATERNAL, CHILD, AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH

1800 MT. VERNON AVENUE, BAKERSFIELD, CA  93306

(661) 321-3000 / (800) 974-2717

www.kernpublichealth.com

 

FOOD REFERRALS

Kern County Department of Human
Services (call center)
PH………………………(661) 631-6000
Toll Free………………..(877) 410-8812

Kern County Food Bank
1807 Feliz Drive
Bakersfield, CA  93307
PH .................................. (661) 398-4520
FAX ................................ (661) 398-4524

Women Infant and Children (WIC)
Toll Free ......................... (888) 942-9675
See "WIC Referrals" section

Salvation Army- Pantry
Income for all adults, birth certification
and passport of services needed. 
PH .................................. (661) 837-4243
Toll Free ......................... (800) 958-7825

BAKERSFIELD
Kern County Department of Human Services (DHS) 
100 E. California Avenue
Bakersfield, CA  93307
PH .................................. (661) 631-6000

Alliance Against Family Violence & Sexual Assault
1921 19th Street
Bakersfield, CA  93301
PH .................................. (661) 322-0931
FAX………………………(661)322-2916
Toll Free…………………(800) 273-7713
Food for support group members only

Bakersfield Homeless Center Bethany Service Center
1600 E. Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA  93305
PH………………………(661) 322-9199
FAX……………………..(661)322-0992

Bakersfield Rescue Mission
816 E. 21st Street Bakersfield, CA  93305
PH .................................. (661) 325-0863
FAX ................................ (661) 325-0777
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the homeless

LAKE ISABELLA
Kern River Valley Kern County Department of Human Services (DHS)
7050 Lake Isabella Blvd. Suite 130
Lake Isabella, CA  93240
PH……………………….(760) 549-2006
Toll Free………………...(877) 410-8812
FAX………………………(661) 868-6360
Emergency food stamps, a social worker’s decision.

Food Pantry
4621 Lake Isabella Blvd.
Lake Isabella, CA  93240
PH .................................. (760) 379-4825

Kern County Nutrition Program
Kern River Valley (KRV) 
Senior Center Only
PH .................................. (760) 379-5831

Salvation Army/Helping Hands
6105 Lake Isabella Blvd.
Lake Isabella, CA 93240
PH .................................. (760) 379-5100
Services the Kern River Valley.

LAMONT
Kern County Department of Human Services (DHS)
8300 Segrue Rd.
Lamont, CA  93241
PH……………………….(661) 635-4000
FAX………………………(661) 861-3360
Toll free .......................... (877) 410-8812
Emergency food stamps a social worker decision.  

Catholic Social Services
Charities Regional Office
825 Chester Ave.
Bakersfield, CA  93301
PH .................................. (661) 281-2130
Recommended: ID (and immunization record for child if available)

Central Seventh Day Adventist Church
4201 Wilson Road
Bakersfield, CA  93309
ID or Social Security card required. Walk-Ins highly encouraged Tuesdays 9 am-12 pm
PH……………………….(661) 832-2620

Golden Empire Gleaners
1326 30th Street
Bakersfield, CA  93301
PH .................................. (661) 324-2767
FAX ................................ (661) 324-2784
Prior contact and designated agency contact person must be established before food referrals are made. CLOSED 1st Friday of every month and holidays. Closed on weekends.

HOPE Center
3311 Manor St.
Bakersfield, CA  93308
PH .................................. (661) 399-2119
FAX ................................ (661) 399-2294
Valid picture ID., social security number, and 90 day period utility bill

Love, Inc. in The Name of Christ
P.O. Box 10082
Bakersfield, CA  93389
PH .................................. (661) 325-8838
FAX ................................ (661) 326-8039

Meals on Wheels North Bakersfield Rec. & Park District PH .................................. (661) 392-2016
Monday-Friday…….10 am to 12 pm
115 East Roberts Lane 
Bakersfield, CA 93308

MOJAVE
Kern County  Department of Human Services (DHS)
2340 Hwy. 58
Mojave, CA 93501
PH .................................. (661) 824-7500
Toll Free ......................... (888) 410-8812
FAX ................................ (661) 824-7552

RIDGECREST
Kern County  Department of Human Services (DHS)
145 E. Ridgecrest Blvd.
Ridgecrest, CA  93555
PH………………………..(760) 499-5200
FAX………………………(760) 499-5299
Toll Free………………...(877) 410-8812
Emergency food stamps, a social worker’s decision.

Meals on Wheels
City of Ridgecrest PH .................................. (760) 375-5438

Salvation Army
151 No. Down Street
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
Toll Free ......................... (760) 371-7575

SHAFTER
Kern County Department of Human Services (DHS)
115 Central Valley Highway
Shafter, CA  93263
PH .................................. (661) 746-8300
FAX ................................ (661) 746-8339
Toll free .......................... (877) 410-8812
Emergency food stamps, a social worker decision

Saint Vincent de Paul
310 Baker Street
Bakersfield, CA  93305
PH .................................. (661) 323-2941
FAX ................................ (661) 325-0623
No referrals necessary for the sandwiches and coffee for homeless. Accepts food referrals from agencies only

Saint Memorial Church of God in Christ
200 Pacheco Road
Bakersfield, CA  93307
PH .................................. (661) 836-8407

Salvation Army 
4417 Wilson Road
Bakersfield, CA  93309
PH .................................. (661) 837-4243
Mon.-Thur. 7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

CALIFORNIA CITY
The Needs Center
518 Main Street
Taft, CA 93268
PH .................................. (661) 763-4888
Food and hot meals on some days and pantry. Mondays and Fridays (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.)

DELANO
Kern County Department of Human Services (DHS) 
1816 Cecil Avenue
Delano, CA  93215
PH .................................. (661) 721-5134
Toll Free ......................... (888) 410-8812
FAX ................................ (661) 721-5162
Emergency food stamps, a social worker’s decision


Community Connection Center (CCC)
1842 Norwalk St. D
elano, CA 93215
PH .................................. (661) 721-7036
FAX ................................ (661) 721-7038
Food, clothing and utilities when funds are available

TAFT
Kern  County Department of Human Services (DHS)
119 N. 10th Street
Taft, CA  93268
PH .................................. (661) 763-0200
FAX ................................ (661) 763-0290
Toll free .......................... (877) 410-8812
Emergency food stamps, a social worker’s decision   

Meals on Wheels
Taft West Side Rec. & Park District
500 Cascade
Taft, CA 93268
PH .................................. (661) 763-1535

TEHACHAPI
Help and Hope
20328 Valley Blvd.
Tehachapi, CA 93561
PH .................................. (661) 822-7805

St. Malachi’s Church
407 West  “E” Street
Tehachapi, CA 93561
PH .................................. (661) 822-3060
FAX ................................ (661) 822-3159

St. Vincent de Paul
122 S. Green
Tehachapi, CA 93561
PH .................................. (661) 822-7083
Emergency food distribution on Wednesdays only

 

Revised 10/2017