Kern County Aging & Adult Services

Lanterman-Petris-Short Act (LPS) Conservatorship

LPS Conservatorship provides a conservatorship for the person and/or estate of an individual determined by the court to be "gravely disabled" due to mental illness. The conservatorship is established to allow involuntary treatment that will either eliminate or reduce the grave disability to the point of accepting third-party assistance.

Services provided by the LPS Conservatorship include:

  • Court-appointed decision maker
  • Assure needed treatment is provided
  • Protect the person and/or personal assets
  • Act on behalf of the individual
  • Determine the appropriate level of care
  • Monitor treatment plans
  • Work collaboratively with Behavioral Health & Recovery Services
Address: Kern County Aging and Adult Services
5357 Truxtun Ave. (just east of Mohawk)
Bakersfield, CA 93309
ATTN: Lanterman-Petris-Short Act (LPS) Conservatorship
Map/Directions
Phone: (661) 868-1008
Toll Free: (800) 277-7866
FAX: (661) 247-8379
Email: lpsinfo@kerncounty.com
Program Director: Jeremy Oliver  (661) 868-1034
Program Supervisor: Johnny Cheatwood  (661) 868-1011

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