Monday, October 5, 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 partnered with the Kern County Veterans Service
Department to help develop the Kern Patriot Partnership.
Veterans Service Department Media
Media Story: Kern
Patriot Partnership seeks to bring vets to
Media Story: Veterans
getting hired in Kern County (KERO)
Case Filed Against Michael McWilliams for Fraud against Military Veterans (PDF)
Optimal Hospice Care - Veteran to Veteran Volunteer Program (799K PDF)
Optimal Hospice Care invites you to share your heart! If you are now or ever have been a member of the armed forces, consider volunteering to provide care and support for other veterans nearing the end of their journey. Call today to learn how you can make a difference.
Optimal Hospice Care
1675 Chester Avenue, Ste. 401
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Veterans Should be Wary of Organizations Offering Services to Veterans (PDF)
Camp Lejeune Water Supply Alert (PDF)
Fall Job Fest 2015 (540K PDF)
Kern County Department of Human Services is hosting the Fall Job Fest 2015 on Thursday, September 17th. The Fall Job Fest 2015 will be held at the Rabobank Convention Center, located at 1001 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301 from 8:00AM - 12:00PM.
Don't wait in line! If you attend the 8:00 AM workshop, the doors will open at 7:00 AM and close at 8:00 AM for the workshop. The topics that will be discussed at the workshop include: Presenting Yourself Professionally; Asking Clear and Concise Questions; Navigating the Job Fest; How to Follow up on job leads after the event.
If you're looking for employment or looking to change your career, head down to the Rabobank Convention Center with your resume in hand. Good Luck!
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Office of Communication VSO Stakeholders Meeting
The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Office of Communication - VSO Stakeholders Meeting
is scheduled for Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 10 am to 12 pm and will
be conducted in Group room 607 of the clinic located at 1801 Westwind
Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93301. If you have any questions regarding the
open forum town hall meeting, please feel free to contact Anne Seydel at
extension (661) 632-1801.
Honor Flight Breakfast
Serving begins at 9:00am. 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/
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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