Bakersfield Vet Center

The Bakersfield Vet Center provides readjustment counseling for veterans and their families. All services are confidential and available to those still on active duty or reserve status, without risk of becoming known to your chain of command.

1110 Golden State Hwy

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone: 661-323-8387


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Kern County Veterans Service Office

Dick Taylor, County Veterans Service Officer

1120 Golden State Avenue

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone: 661.868.7300


Toll Free: 866-218-5367


  • eBenefits Questions and Technical Issues 1-800-983-0937 Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm ET
  • Veterans Affairs Benefits and Services 1-800-827-1000 Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 9:00 pm ET


Kern Patriot Partnership helps veterans find jobs and assist with building a resume.

1120 Golden State Ave

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone: (661) 868-7300



Crisis Resources

  • Veterans Crisis Line- 1.800.273.8255 and Press 1
  • Military Crisis Line-1.800.273.TALK (8255)
  • National Call Center for Homeless Veterans-1.877.4AID.VET (424.3838)
  • VA Caregiver Support Line-1.855.260.3274