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

 

PERINATAL PROGRAMS

CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

 

Requirements and Additional Information

 

Black Infant Health (BIH)
Department of Public Health
1800 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Bakersfield, CA  93306
PH ................................................................... (661) 321-3000 
Toll Free ...........................................................(800) 974-2717
FAX ..................................................................(661) 868-1291
To enroll call .....................................................(661) 868-0521
Voluntary Program: Requirements for enrollment: 

  • African-American 
  • 18 years of age or older 
  • Pregnant (30 weeks or less) 
  • Reside in the greater Bakersfield area.

Cost: No fee
Staff: Public Health Nurse, Family Health Advocates, Mental Health Worker, Health Educator

Perinatal Outreach Program (POP) Department of Public Health 
1800 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
PH……………………………………………….(661) 321-3000
Fax………………………………………………(661) 868-1291
Voluntary Program:

Requirements for enrollment:  

  • Medi-Cal eligible, pregnant women 
  • Women must be pregnant no later than 36 weeks gestational age 
  • All ages 
  • All ethnicity 
  • Reside in the Bakersfield area, including Arvin, Lamont, Taft,  Shafter, Wasco, McFarland, & Delano

Cost: No fee
Staff: Nurse and Public Health Aides

Nurse Family Partnership  
Department of Public Health 
1800 Mt. Vernon Avenue   
Bakersfield, CA 93306  
PH ..................................................................(661) 321-3000  
FAX ................................................................(661) 868-1200
Voluntary Program

Requirements for enrollment:  

  • Expecting to deliver and parent for the first time.        
  • Less than 6 months pregnant 
  • Low income and eligible for Medi-Cal or WIC 
  • Live in Kern County

Cost: No fee
Staff: Public Health Nurses, Office Service Technicians.

Clinica Sierra Vista Adolescent & Family Services Bakersfield Adolescent Family Life Program
2707 F Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
PH………………………………………………(661)324-0293
FAX......................................................….....(661) 324-2510
Voluntary Programs:
Requirements for enrollment:  

  • Up to age 18  
  • Pregnant and/or parenting teens 
  • Expectant and/or parenting males   
  • No income or residence restrictions 
  • No fee for program 
  • Bakersfield area only
Community Action Partnership of Kern County  Early Head Start Home Base
PH………………………..(661)336-5236 extension 2632/2654
FAX………………………(661) 322-2237
Voluntary Program
Requirements for enrollment:  

  • Offers comprehensive home visitation program that serves low-income families from prenatal to age 3, that reside in Kern County.

 


 

PERINATAL DRUG TREATMENT PROGRAMS

 

Requirements and Additional Information

 

Outpatient
Clinica Sierra Visita/Ebony Counseling Service 
1400 S. Union Ave
Bakersfield, CA  93307
PH……………………………………………….(661) 324-4756
FAX……………………………………….……..(661) 619-2099
Voluntary Programs
Requirements for enrollment in Outpatient Programs:

  • Pregnant  
  • Substance abuser – Drugs and Alcohol 
  • Age 18 or older

Cost: Medi-Cal or Sliding Scale Fee
Staff: Substance Abuse Specialists

Kern County Behavioral Health Services
1401 L Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
PH…………………………………………………(661) 868-6100
FAX……………………………………………….(661) 868-6159
Voluntary Program
Requirements for outpatient program 

  • Men & Women 13 yrs or older 
  • Pregnant is not a barrier 
  • Substance abuse-Drugs/

Cost: Medi-Cal or Sliding Scales
Staff: Substance abuse Specialists 

Clinica Sierra Vista Behavioral Health
828 High Street
Delano, CA 93215
PH ....................................................................(661) 725-2788
FAX………………………………………………. (661) 725-1957
Residential Capistrano Lincoln Street Women’s Retreat
708 Lincoln Street
Bakersfield, CA 93305
PH ....................................................................(661) 869-1795
FAX……………………………………..…………(661) 869-1794
Requirements for enrollment in Residential Treatment:

  • Pregnant to 2 months post partum 
  • Substance abuser – Drugs and/or Alcohol 
  • Age 18 or older 
  • Drug use must be recent 
  • Approved for Medi-Cal if not private pay or Kaiser 
  • TB Skin and Physical within 3 days of entry

Cost: Medi-Cal 
Staff: Substance Abuse Specialists

 


OTHER PERINATAL PROGRAMS

Medi-Cal Access Program(MCAP)
PH ....................................................................(800) 433-2611
M-F 8AM-8PM Sat 8AM-5PM

Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans
Health Net
PH ....................................................................(800) 675-6110

Kern Family Health Care
PH ....................................................................(800) 391-2000

Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program(CPSP) Kern County Department of Public Health
1800 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93306
PH .................................................................... (661) 868-0523
FAX .................................................................. (661) 868-1291
Bakersfield Pregnancy Center
1801 21 st #1 
Bakersfield, CA 93301
PH……………………………………………….(661)326-1915
FAX ………………………………………..…..(661) 326-1916
EMAIL…………………………….……..www.wehelpyou.org
All Services are free & confidential

  • Pregnancy verification  
  • Pregnancy options & peer confidential 
  • Limited 1st trimester ultrasound 
  • Pregnancy loss support
  • Fatherhood coaching 
  • Parenting classes for men & women during pregnancy and up to babies that are 4 months old. 

Revised 10/2017