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Community-Based Workshops

Participating Providers

  • Arvin Family Resource Center – Arvin, Ca
  • Buttonwillow Community Resource Center – Buttonwillow, Ca
  • Delano School Readiness – Delano, Ca
  • Greenfield School Readiness – Bakersfield, Ca
  • Lamont/Vineland School Readiness Program – Lamont, Ca
  • McFarland Family Resource Center – McFarland, Ca
  • West Side Community Resource Center – Taft, Ca

In order to become a Community-Based Workshop Provider an agency must:

  • Be a First 5 Kern funded program.
  • Have Result Indicator 2.2.2 (Number of parents/guardians who received group parenting education) on the Commission approved Scope of Work-Evaluation Plan.
  • Have at least two staff members trained (one staff member must be from the First 5 Kern funded program).


For additional program-related questions and information, please contact:
Anastasia Lester – Program Officer,

For assessment and evaluation related questions and information, please contact:
Theresa Ortiz – Chief Evaluation/Program Officer,