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Kern County’s low-income and elderly since 1968.

In response to the recent Coronavirus outbreak, GBLA has been closely monitoring the actions of the National, State, and local public health advisories, and our community partners, such as the courts and other government agencies, in order to help protect the health of all staff, clients, and visitors. Out of an abundance of caution, and with the Kern County Courts’ continued statements, GBLA office buildings will remain closed through April 30, 2020 with telephonic intakes related to housing matters only.

GBLA, Inc. Statement on COVID-19: Click Here.

Additional Resources:

Kern County Superior Courts

California Courts Website

World Health Organization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California Department of Public Health

Kern County Department of Public Health

California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Incorporated (GBLA) is located in Bakersfield, California and offers free legal services in civil matters to eligible low-income persons residing within our service area in Kern County.

Questions? Please call our law office at 661.325.5943, or toll free at 888.292.GBLA (4252) toll free/CA Relay Service.

For directions to our office, please click here.

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