Bakersfield (Main Office)
100 E California Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 631-6000
(661) 631-6200 (TTY)

Kern County Department of Human Services

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DHS News

Kern Stay in School
Attendance Awareness Month 2015

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Families Formed With Love  Become a Resource
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Healthy Choices Healthy Choices
 your access point to guidance
 on food and nutrition

Safely Surrendered Baby Law  English PSA 1 2
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Heart Gallery of America — featuring Kern Kids

Public Service Announcements:
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 Opportunities, Options, Empowerment
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Combating Gang Violence
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