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Resources for Veterans

Campus Counseling and Psychological Services

  • Dave Seymour, LMFT - Student Health Center - (661) 395-4336
  • Delano, Mental Health Services - (661) 720-2000

Health Services

  • Debra Strong, College Nurse - Student Health Center - (661) 395-4365
  • Clinica Sierra Vista -  2434 Baker St. Bakersfield, Ca - (661) 631-6803

Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSPS)

  • Dr. Terri Goldstein, Director DSPS, Center of Student Success Building 1st Floor - (661) 395-4334

Financial Aid

  • Center of Student Success Building, 2nd Floor - (661) 395-4427

Campus/District Public Safety

  • Levinson Hall -  (661) 395-4554

County Mental Health

  • Mary K. Shell - (661) 868-8000
  • Crisis Stabilization Unit - (800) 991-5272

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • (800) 273-8255 (Press 1 for Veterans)

Other Mental Health Services

  • Kern Medical Center - (661) 326-2001
  • Bakersfield Vet Center - 1100 Golden State Ave, 93301 - (661) 323-8387

VA Certifying Official

  • Angelica Perez, Administration Building Window 6 - (661) 395-4760

Local Domestic Violence Referral Resources

  • Alliance Against Family Violence & Sex Assault - (661) 695-3626

Homeless Resources

  • Homeless Center - (661) 322-0931
  • Rescue Mission - (661) 325-0863
  • California Veterans Assistance Foundation (CVAF) - (661) 695-3626

Legal Resources

  • Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance - (661) 325-5943

Community Agencies/Nonprofits

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – (661) 858-3255
  • Kern County Veterans Service Office, 1120 Golden State Ave Bakersfield Ca 93301 (661 )868-7300
  • Bakersfield VA Outpatient Clinic, 1801 Westwind Dr. Bakersfield Ca 93301 (661) 632-1800
  • Kern Healing Connections, Betty Mendez (661) 319-0994
  • Wounded Heroes Fund, (661) 328-8600
  • Bakersfield College Veterans Club, Paul Beckworth, Faculty Advisor, (661) 395-4028
  • BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE VETERANS LOUNGE CC-5, Next to Cafeteria (661) 395-4312

Veterans Education Advisor

  • Armando Trujillo, Veterans Lounge CC-5, (661) 395-4312
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