Friday, March 27, 2015
Benefits & Services
Benefits - Veterans
Benefits - Dependents
Benefits - Survivors
Veterans ID Cards
Veterans License Plates
Meet the Staff
News and Announcements
Kern County Veterans Service Department
1120 Golden State Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301
Phone (661) 868-7300 • Toll-free Phone: (866) 218-5367
Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday WALK-IN 8:00 A.M. - Noon • 1:00 - 5:00 P.M.
Friday WALK-IN 8:00 A.M. - Noon
...more contact information
Kern Veterans Memorial
601 Truxtun Avenue
Kern Patriot Partnership
To help connect veterans with jobs, Chevron USA has given the Kern County Veterans Service Department a $250,000 grant to help develop the Kern Patriot Partnership.
Veterans Should be Wary of Organizations Offering Services to Veterans (PDF)
Camp Lejeune Water Supply Alert (PDF)
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Partnership (505K PDF)
If you earned less than $55,000 in 2014 you may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and you can have your taxes prepared for FREE from Kern Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Partnership now through April 15th. For more FREE Tax Assistance Information please call 336-6966 or 211.
Honor Flight Breakfast
Serving begins at 9:00 am. Come early, visit and enjoy some coffee or juice. Open to all Honor Flight Veterans, Guardians and a guest.
Hot, delicious meals are $5/person. American Legion Post 26 - 2020 H Street **Please remember to wear your Honor Flight name badge, shirt or jacket**. For more information on the monthly breakfast, click on the following website link: http://www.honorflightkerncounty.org/upcoming-events/
First Annual Bird and Birdie Event
The Kern County Gun Club and Buena Vista Golf Course is hosting the First Annual Bird and Birdie event on Friday, March 27th at 8 am; it's a 4 person team - shoot, golf and lunch. All proceeds collected from this event will benefit the Honor Flight of Kern County as well as the Wounded Heroes Fund of Kern County. To register and learn more about this event, please click on one of the following links http://www.honorflightkerncounty.org/ or http://thewoundedheroesfund.org/ .
Additional Pay for Dependents
Burial and Death Benefits
Burial in National Cemetery
GI Bill Benefits - Education
Home Loan Guarantee
Cal-Vet Home Loans
Government Life Insurance
Veterans Homes of California
College Fee Waiver
Dependents Education Assistance
ChampVA Medical Insurance
Children Born with Certain Birth Defects to Vietnam Veterans
Dependents Indemnity Compensation (DIC)
Burial in National Cemetery, Dependents Eligibility
Burial Expenses Reimbursement
The rotating gallery on this page displays a variety of images honoring the contributions of our local veterans. We will update the gallery with new images as they become available.
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