Community Mental Health Resources

Below are names and phone numbers for a variety of resources and mental health related services in Bakersfield. In the event that you are in need of a service or support group that does not appear on this list, please contact a member of our staff and ask for further assistance. 

The resources that appear in bold are agencies or organizations that can assist you in locating further referrals:

Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital

(661) 398-1800

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 


Crisis Stabilization Unit


Kern County Alliance for Mental Illness - (Local NAMI)  

(661) 858-3255 (message line)

Kern County Aging and Adult Services   

(661) 868-1000

Kern County Mental Health Access  

(800) 991-5272

VA Outpatient Clinic for Mental Health

(661) 632-1800

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance 

(661) 325-5943

Hoffman Hospice Grief Support Group   

(661) 410-1010

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA Central Office)  

(661) 322-4025

Narcotics Anonymous (24 Hour Help and Info Line)  


ALANON-ALATEEN Family Support Groups for Chemical Dependency 

(661) 322-1102

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous   

(559) 221-4544

Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault   

(661) 322-0931

CSUB Counseling Clinic   

(661) 654-3402

Consumer Family Learning Center  

(661) 868-5074

Bakersfield Police Department   

(661) 327-7111