KERN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

MATERNAL, CHILD, AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH

1800 MT. VERNON AVENUE, BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA

93306 (661) 321-3000 / (800) 974-2717

www.kernpublichealth.com

 

YOUTH TRAINING/EDUCATION SERVICES

BAKERSFIELD
Bakersfield Adult School
501 S. Mt Vernon Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93307
PH……….…………(661) 835-1855
Bakersfield Adult School can assist adults who wish to strengthen their employability skills, complete their GED, improve their English skills, or participate in a variety of other learning opportunities.

Bakersfield College
1801 Panorama Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93306
PH………………….(661) 395-4011
Bakersfield College, currently serving about 15,000 students, has a program to help you fulfill your dream, whether your goal is to earn an associate degree, transfer to a four-year institution, gain new job skills or explore lifelong learning opportunities.

Brightwood College
1914 Wible Road
Bakersfield, CA 93304
PH………………..….(661) 836-6300
Provides education and technical training in fields such as information technology, healthcare, and various trades. They offer associate’s degrees and diploma programs.

Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP)
Contact: Debra Patty
1600 E Belle Terreace
Bakersfield, CA 93307
PH…………………..(661) 635-2613
Provides special services to youth between ages 15-25 years to assist then in achieving their educational and vocational goals.

Employer’s Training Resource
1600 E. Belle Terrace
Bakersfield, CA 93307
PH…………………..(661) 324-9675
Offers a variety of programs for youth between the ages of 14-24 years of age, 

  • In-School program focus on improving academic performance, staying in school and earning a high school diploma and obtaining employment or enrolling in post-secondary education or training. 
  • Out of School program focus on improving basic reading and math skills if necessary, reenrolling in high school, or GED preparation if needed. Also if needed to enrolling in college or other advance training at program completion.

Mexican-American Opportunity Foundation
1101 East Belle Terrace
Bakersfield, CA 93307
PH…………………….(661) 398-9114
MAOF's Kern County Job Training Program has three different vocational tracks that can be selected by qualifying clients: Bookkeeping, Clerical, and Medical Office Assistant.

San Joaquin Valley College
201 New Stine Road
Bakersfield, CA 93309
PH………………………(661) 834-0126
The Bakersfield campus of San Joaquin Valley College serves students and employers in all neighboring communities between Visalia and Santa Clarita. Programs offered include Business, Medical and Technical.

Santa Barbara Business College
5300 California Avenue
Stockdale West Shopping Center
Bakersfield, CA 93309
PH…………..…….(661) 835-1100
Santa Barbara Business College offers a number of programs in different career fields, not just in business but also in healthcare, computers and the legal profession.

Kern County Superintendent of Schools
1300 17th St.
Bakersfield CA 93301
PH……………..….(661) 636-4242
Ask for Parent Project
www.kernparentproject.org

Southeast Neighborhood Partnership Family Resource Center
1509 East 11th Street
Bakersfield, CA 93307
PH……………….…(661) 322-3276
Fax…………………(661) 322-3285

Youth 2 Leaders Education Foundation
1701 Westwind Drive Ste. 116
Bakersfield, CA 93301
PH………………(661) 374-8817
Non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that the next generation of Kern county students have the opportunity to go to college.

RIDGECREST
Family Resource Center 825 N. Downs St. Ste. A
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
PH…………….…. (760) 375-4357
FAX……………….(760) 371-244


Pre-Kindergarten Services

Bakersfield City Schools

Fremont 607 Texas (661) 631-5280
Mount Vernon 2161 Potomac (661) 631-5380
Bessie Owens 815 Potomac (661) 631-5420

 

Community Connection for Child Care

2000 K Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
PH…………….….(661) 861-5200
FAX……………...(661) 861-5261
2300 Highway 58
Mojave, CA 93501
PH………………..661-824-7803

 


 

DAYCARE AND RESPITE SERVICES

Caring Corner
942 Wible Road
Bakersfield, CA 93304
PH…………………………………….(661) 847-7342
FAX…………………………….…….(661) 847-7346
Daycare and respite services for individuals with special needs from birth to 21 years of age. Services provided with respect to cultural age, development and ability.
Full Circle Support
1703 3rd Street
Bakersfield, CA 93304
PH………………………………….…(661) 861-6040
24-7 Respite services for children with special needs. Respite provided in your home. Kern Regional Clients only.
The Jasmine Nyree Day Center
801 18th Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
PH……………………………….…..(661) 327-1230
FAX………………………………….(661) 327-1236
Experienced, caring and professional teachers, will provide excellent care for your special needs child in an environment, idea for interactive activities and learning.

 

Revised 10/2017