Food, Clothing, and Transportation

2-1-1 Kern

2-1-1 or 800 273 2275

300 19th Street Bakersfield CA 93301

Homeless Collaborative Contact: 2-1-1 Kern;

Appointment required/ Referral required

2-1-1 Kern is a 24/7 information and referral service of 1,500 social services agencies that is available to the public through the 2-1-1 Kern Online Resource Directory at

Bakersfield Homeless Center

661 322 9294

1600 E Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93305

Homeless Collaborative Contact: Social Services 661 322 9294

Walk-ins accepted

The mission of the Bakersfield Homeless Center is to support families and individuals while assisting them to achieve their highest level of self-sufficiency.

Areas of service: Housing and Emergency Shelter, Food and Clothing, Employment and Education


Catholic Charities

661 281 2130

809 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93301

Homeless Collaborative Contact: Ashely Vorhees

Walk-ins accepted/ Appointment not required/ Referral not required

Catholic Charities provides low-income families with support in crisis situations. We provide emergency food to those in need, assist with Cal-Fresh and PG&E Care Program applications, offer DMV reduced fee and no fee vouchers and offer rental and utility assistance when funding permits.

Areas of service: Food and Clothing, Finances, Benefits and Payees


Golden Empire Transit

661 869 6341

1830 Golden State Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93301

Homeless Collaborative Contact: Albert Garza

Golden Empire Transit (GET) is public transit. Agencies can receive free one-time passes for agency events.

Areas of service: Transportation