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

 

LEGAL SERVICES

KERN COUNTY 
California Fair Employment and Housing Department
4800 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93309
PH………………………….(800) 884-1684
Or……………………….….(661) 395-2729
Handles discrimination claims.

California Rural Legal Assistance 
9715 Main St
Lamont,  Ca 93241
PH………………………….(661) 845-9066
Farm worker’s employment law.  Bilingual staff.

Consumer Credit Counseling
2001 F St.
Bakersfield, CA 93301
PH………………………….(661) 324-9628

District Attorney/ Department of Child Support Services
1215 Truxtun Ave 4th Floor (DA)
1215 Truxtun Ave 3rd Floor (DCS)
Bakersfield, CA 93301 
Out-going tel.………………(661) 868-2340

Family Law Facilitator of Kern County  
Metro Justice Courthouse
1215 Truxtun Avenue, First Floor
Bakersfield, CA 93301
PH………………………….(661) 868-4815
Provides forms, sample packets, and information to unrepresented parties in family law actions. Call for the nearest location in your area.

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance 
615 California Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93304
PH………………………….(661) 325-5943
Toll Free…………….……..(888) 292-4252

Herencia de (Heritage of) America Educational and Cultural Foundation
1004 H Street, Suite F
Bakersfield, CA 93304
PH……………………….…(661) 325-5098
Fax…………………………(661) 322-3212
Provides immigration-related services, in addition to cultural education

Southern Poverty Law Center
400 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104
PH ........................................ (334) 956-8200

State Bar of California
845 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90017
PH …………………...…….(213) 765-1000
Toll Free …………………..(800) 843-9053
Accepts complaints against attorneys. www.calbar.ca.gov

Kern County Bar Association
1675 Chester Avenue, Suite 220
Bakersfield, CA 93301
PH……………………….…(661) 334-4700

Kern County Fair Housing Department
2700 M Street, Suite 250
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Hotline………......................(661) 862-5299
Other Counties…………..…(661) 862-5299

O.L.A. Raza Inc., or Organization for the Legal Advancement of Raza, an immigrant rights center
1420 19th street Ste C
Bakersfield, CA 93301
PH…………………….……(661) 324-1667
Bilingual staff. Offers immigration services. 

Public Defender’s Office
1315 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301
PH…………………………(661) 868-4799

Small Claims Legal Advisor
1415 Truxtun Ave 3rd floor
Bakersfield, CA 93301
PH……………………..…..(661) 868-2532

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
1110 Golden State Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301
PH…………………………(661) 323-8387
Call Center……….………..(877) 927-8387

Victim Services 
1215 Truxtun Ave Basement
Bakersfield, CA 93301
PH……………………….…(661) 868-2400

OUT OF COUNTY 
American Civil Liberties Union Of Southern California
PH……………………….…(213) 977-9500

Asian Law Alliance
Santa Clara, CA
PH……………………...…..(408) 287-9710

Asian Law Caucus
San Francisco ....................... (415) 896-1701

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services / USCIS
19809 Prairie St
Los Angeles, CA 91324
Toll Free Recorded Info
PH ......................................... (800) 375-5283
Forms Request Line .............. (800) 870-3676

Victims of Crime Resource Center PH ......................................... (800) 842-8467
Legal referrals and information.

Asian Pacific American Legal Center
Los Angeles .......................... (213) 977-7500 California Fair Employment and Housing Department 
Employment Discrimination
Toll Free ............................... (800) 884-1684
Housing Discrimination
Toll Free ............................... (800) 884-1684 California Immigrant  Policy Center
PH…………………….……(213) 250-0880
Call your nearest office  

California Indian Legal Services
PH ........................................ (760) 746-8941
Toll Free ............................... (800) 743-8941

U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission
PH ........................................ (800) 669-4000
TTY ……………………….(800) 669-6820

Language Rights  Line
Toll Free ............................... (800) 864-1664

Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF)
634 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014
PH ........................................ (213) 629-2512

Migrant Education National Hotline 
Hotline……………………..(800) 234-8848

NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund / LDF
1065 Ave of the Americas 3rd floor
New York, NY 10006
PH ........................................ (212) 221-1158

National Domestic Violence Hotline 24 HOURS
PH ..................................... .(800) 799-SAFE
Or ….……………………(800) 799-7233

Office of Special Counsel  U.S. Department of Justice/Civil Rights Division
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
OSC, NYA 9000
Washington, D.C. 20530
Toll Free ............................... (800) 255-7688

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Housing Discrimination Hotline
Toll Free ............................... (800) 347-3739

Revised 10/2017