2-1-1 Kern County

2-1-1 Kern County, a program of Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK), provides comprehensive information and referral services that link Kern County residents to community health and human services and support.

Callers seeking assistance dial 2-1-1 and are connected with Information and Referral Specialists who utilize a resource directory to research and provide the information requested.

CAPK has been designated by the California Public Utilities Commission as the
2-1-1 provider for Kern County. Services are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week to the 750,000 residents in the county.

2-1-1 Kern County Website


Health Consumer Alliance

The Health Consumer Alliance (HCA) offers free assistance over-the-phone or in-person to help people who are struggling to get or maintain health coverage and resolve problems with their health plans.

It is important to get the healthcare and benefits that your family needs. If you are concerned about Medi-Cal because of your immigration status, the recent changes to the public charge rules, or for any other reason, please call the Health Consumer Alliance at 888-804-3536 for a free, confidential consultation and information. TTY 877-735-2929.  

Health Consumer Alliance Website 


California Courts Self-Help Center

Find information about the court system in California, lawyers, legal aid and other legal help from your court. Learn how to prepare to go to court, research the law, and resolve your dispute without having to go in front of a judge and get information and resources on other legal topics that are not covered elsewhere in this Online Self-Help Center.

California Courts Self-Help Center Website


Bakersfield Kern Regional Homeless Collaborative

Bakersfield Kern Regional Homeless Collaborative is an Independent 501(C)3 nonprofit organization that works to reduce the impacts of homelessness in Kern County.

We believe that through collaborative action and planning we can reduce the impacts of homelessness, expand access to permanent affordable housing and supportive services, and work towards a future where every person in Kern County has a permanent place to call home.

Bakersfield Kern Regional Homeless Collaborative Website


Kern County Superior Court

Kern County Superior Court Website



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