Need Help?

Pregnant and need help?
Call our Friends at the Bakersfield Pregnancy Center.


Thousands of women turn to the Bakersfield Pregnancy Center every year with crisis pregnancies. Often they’re frightened for their future as they face this life-changing event. At the Bakersfield Pregnancy Center you’ll find the counseling and practical assistance you need –pregnancy tests and medical verifications, first trimester ultrasound, post-abortion and post-miscarriage peer counseling, abstinence education, maternity clothes, cribs, and diapers.

The Bakersfield Pregnancy Center has partnered with Kern County churches, community agencies, health care providers, and individuals to meet the needs of people facing pregnancy-related concerns for more than 20 years. The center has served more than 30,000 clients, with about 150 in-office clients per month.

You don’t have to do this alone. Call today.

Bakersfield Pregnancy Center

1801 18th Street

Safely Surrendered Baby

Safely Surrendered Baby Law
California Department of Social Services, Safe Surrender

Don’t abandon your baby. You have another option.

You can safely surrender your newborn baby (up to three days old)
into the hands of any fire station or emergency room staff in Kern County.

It’s safe, it’s legal, and no one needs to know.
No shame. No blame. No names.

Call 211 or 1-877-222-9723 (1-877-BABYSAF)

Abortion Pill Rescue

If you or someone you know took the abortion pill and regret it, there may still be time to save the pregnancy.
The Abortion Pill Rescue Network provides free and confidential care 24/7.

Kern County Nurse-Family Partnership

Kern County Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP) is a program to help new mothers with low-to-moderate incomes develop skills to take better care of themselves and their babies. A specially trained Public Health Nurse will visit you during your pregnancy and throughout the first two years of your child’s life.

Parinatal Outreach Program (POP)

A nurse and public health aides provide home visits, health education and outreach activities
to women whose pregnancies are not later than 36 weeks gestational age.

Koinonia Family Services

Foster Care and Adoption Services


Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault

24-hour Crisis Hotline