Mental Health Matters. We have continued to assist countless Kern County residents work through the mental trauma and impact the pandemic has had on their physical, emotional, and mental well-being.

Our Free Community Helpline is accessible in English and Spanish, Monday through Friday, 9 A.M. to 6 P.M. Individuals dealing with stress, health worries, testing and vaccination information and other concerns related to COVID-19 are encouraged to call the hotline.

Conversations are extremely confidential and anonymous. Trained operators answering the hotline may put you in touch with professional counselors.

To access this free community hotline call, (661) 525-5900.