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100 E California Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 631-6000
(661) 631-6200 (TTY)

ILP News

Extended Foster Care (AB12)

California law gives foster youth the option to remain in foster care and receive services and supports until age 20
  After 18: California - Facebook
  Fact Sheet
  Youth Flyer
  Frequently Asked Questions
  Values Poster

21 Things: Don't Leave Foster Care Without These

EOPS at Bakersfield College - Textbook Rental

California Youth Connection

ILP Newsletters With Events Listed

ILP Newsletter - Fall 2017  new
ILP Newsletter - Summer 2017
ILP Newsletter - Spring 2017
ILP Newsletter - Winter 2016-17
ILP Newsletter - Fall 2016

When You Become 18 - A Survival Guide for Teenagers
(published by the State Bar of California)

ILP Services

What is ILP?

Learn more about ILP and other Transitional Services on our Transitional and Supportive Services page.

ILP Resources

Access a list of ILP Resources and Links

Transitional Housing Application Form

Young Adults Guide To Housing

ILP Contact Information

Located at Dept. of Human Services (OC Sills)
100 E. California Ave., Bakersfield, CA, 93307:

Robin Chambers
ILP Supervisor/ILP Coordinator/Emancipated Youth 661-631-6494

Andrea Martinez, ILP Social Worker, 661-631-6854

Maria Escalante, ILP Social Worker, 661-631-6859

Francisco Martinez, ILP Social Worker, 661-631-6206

Located at the Dream Center
1212 18th Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93301:

Keith Hollins, Emancipated ILP Social Worker, 661-636-4482

Stacy Loyd, ILP Transitional Housing Social Worker, 661-636-4246

Tamara Roberts, ILP Social Worker, 661-636-4244

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DHS News

November is Adoption Awareness Month
 Press Release
 Listen - LifeFM "In The Know" Adoptions Awareness:
 Great Needs   Myths    Stories   Why?

Holiday Cottage  The 30th Anniversary Holiday Cottage
 Filling the Wishes of Foster Children...
 Opens Nov 27, 2017, 2765 Calloway Drive
 Press Release   GRAND OPENING

Families Formed With Love  Become a Resource
 Foster Family

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Purple Ribbon Keeping Kids Safe in and around Cars
 Kern Cares  Fact Sheet  Press Release
 Watch: "One Decision"  Channel 17 PSA
 Listen: KUZZ PSA   Events

Safely Surrendered Baby Law  English PSA 1 2
 Spanish PSA 1 2
 Press Release
 more info...

JobFest 2017

Heart Gallery logo

  Heart Gallery of America

 "A Fresno family fosters a medically
 fragile Kern County child"

Healthy Choices Healthy Choices
 your access point to guidance
 on food and nutrition

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Public Service Announcements:
 Child Abuse  Child Abuse Prevention  Pool Safety
 "Who is watching your child?"
 Opportunities, Options, Empowerment
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 Kern Partnership for Children and Families PSA  1  2

Project 180
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 Project 180 (KCSOS)  Garden Pathways (Facebook)
 New Life Training Center  Stay Focused
 Clinica Sierra Vista  Teen Challenge  CAP-K

My voice. My choice. My vote. Election information.   Kern County Elections
  Sample Ballot/Polling Place
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Foster Family News

Bakersfield College
Bakersfield College Foster and
Kinship Care Education Program

Educational Rights for Foster Youth Brochure

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Mental Health Information Resource Directory:
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