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Community

resources

Our Commitment to Our Families

Now more than ever, we are understanding the need to join together as a community.

 

Below are some of the resources we have been able to verify are open and available to serve families during the COVID-19 pandemic. We continue to seek out additional community resources and will be updating this page periodically.

 
 

Crisis

Hotlines

DURING A CRISIS: Consider these options when you or someone you care about is experiencing a mental health crisis:

  • Call 9-1-1

  • Call the Kern County Mental Health Hotline (800) 991-527

  • Kern County COVID-19 Mental Health Hotline (661) 525-5900   

 

Arvin Police Department                                                (661) 854-5583

Bakersfield Crisis Pregnancy Center                            (661) 326-1907

Bakersfield Police Department                                      (661) 327-7111

 

CA Youth Crisis Hotline                                                  (800) 843-5200

Crisis Text Line                                                                Text TWLOHA to 741-741

The Eldercare Locator                                                    (800) 677-1116

National Child Abuse Hotline                                         (800) 422-4453

National Domestic Violence Hotline                              (800) 799-7233

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline                             (800) 273-8255

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Español              (888) 628-9454

Self-Abuse Finally Ends (S.A.F.E.) Info Line                 (800) 366-8288

Self-Harm Crisis Text Line                                              Text HOME to 741-741

Shafter Police Department                                             (661) 746-8500

Teen Crisis Hotline                                                          (800) 852-8336

The Trevor Project Lifeline (LGBTQ+)                            (800) 488-7386