Kern County Child Services

Search for Kern County California child services programs provided by Child, Youth and Family Services, Child Support Offices, Child Abuse Prevention Offices, Juvenile Justice Centers and WIC Offices.

Kern County Child Abuse Prevention Center

A Child Abuse Prevention Center is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect. Child Abuse Centers provide a number of services to protect children, including collecting reports on suspected child abuse or neglect, investigating suspected cases of abuse or neglect, and providing services to prevent child abuse and domestic violence. Child Abuse Offices may also offer training, support, and assistance on how to report and prevent child abuse.

Bakersfield Child Abuse Prevention Council Bakersfield CA 730 Chester Avenue 93301 661-327-4700

Child Abuse Prevention Council of Kern County Bakersfield CA 315 H Street 93304 661-327-1951

Kern County Child Support Office

A Child Support Office is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that assists custodial parents in obtaining financial support for their children. Child Support Offices provide a number of services to support children’s welfare, including establishing paternity, locating non-custodial parents, and collecting child support payments. Child Support Offices also help enforce court orders for child support and assist families in receiving additional benefits for children. Child Support Offices provide services for anyone in the community who may be eligible for child support payments.

Bakersfield Child Support & Enforcement Office Bakersfield CA 1300 18th Street 93301 866-901-3212

Ridgecrest Child Support & Enforcement Office Ridgecrest CA 400 North China Lake Boulevard 93555 866-901-3212