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Resources for Veterans

Campus Counseling and Psychological Services

Dave Seymour, LMFT
Student Health Center
(661) 395-4684

Rick Hobbs, LMFT
Student Health Center
(661) 395-4937

Noe Lemus, LMFT
Delano Campus, Mental Health Services (part-time)
(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

Financial Aid Office
Center of Student Success Building, 2nd Floor
(661) 395-4427

Campus/District Public Safety

Department of Public Safety
Levinson Hall
(661) 395-4554

County Mental Health

Mary K. Shell Center
(661) 868-8000

Crisis Stabilization Unit
(800) 991-5272

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Free and confidential support for people in distress, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
(800) 273-8255 (Press 1 for Veterans)

Other Mental Health Services

Kern Medical Center
(661) 326-2001

Bakersfield Vet Center
1100 Golden State Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 323-8387

VA Certifying Official

Nichole Cook
Administration Building, Window 8
(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 (CAVAF)
(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
Levinson Hall #39
(661) 395-4312

Veterans Education Advisor

Armando Trujillo
Veterans Lounge, Levinson Hall #39
(661) 395-4312