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We are available for you in a variety of ways. Call 661.328.8888 or email us using the form below.
Have a story to share or, press inquiry?
Kevin Bartl, Communications Manager, kbartl@first5kern.org.
Need to schedule a meeting or see Commission documents?
Sharon Powell, Executive Assistant, spowell@first5kern.org.
Need to view public records?
Patti Taylor, Finance Director, ptaylor@first5kern.org
Theresa Martinez, Evaluation/Program Director, tmartinez@first5kern.org

First 5 Kern is also known as the “Kern County Children and Families Commission”.

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2724 L Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301

661.328.8880 Fax