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

Hotline Numbers

Child Abuse Hotline: (661) 631-6011 (Countywide)
(760) 375-6049 (Ridgecrest)
(Report 24 hours per day, 7 days per week)
Elder Abuse Hotline: (661) 868-1006
CalFresh Application Request: (661) 631-6062
Foster Care Licensing: (661) 631-6009
California Relay for Hearing Impaired: (800) 735-2922 (711 in California)
2-1-1 Kern HelpLine: 2-1-1
800-273-2275 (outside 661 area code)
800-551-1868 (hearing impaired)
Interactive Voice Response System (IVR) (877) 410-8812
Medi-Cal Application Line: (661) 631-6807
Safely Surrendered for Newborns: (866) 517-SAFE (7233)
State Hearings: (661) 631-6015
Welfare Fraud Hotline: (661) 633-7283
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