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The Mission at Kern County’s purpose is to offer an environment conducive to the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of the people we serve by providing hope and a future through Jesus Christ.

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Homeless Intervention Services (HIS)

Staff works one-on one with each guest to determine the best strategy for complete life restoration and an eventual transition back into society.

Safe Shelter for the Homeless

The Mission at Kern County provides the following for over 200 homeless men on a daily basis:

The Facts

In 2013, the Kern County Point-in-Time Homeless Count (Homeless Census) revealed that, on any given night of the year, there are 1,158 local people living in homelessness.

About 87% (1,008) of all homeless are found in the Metropolitan Bakersfield area; about 13% (150) are found in rural communities.