Social Services Departments in Kern County, California

There are 2 Social Services Departments in Kern County, California, serving a population of 878,744 people in an area of 8,130 square miles. There is 1 Social Services Department per 439,372 people, and 1 Social Services Department per 4,064 square miles.

In California, Kern County is ranked 41st of 58 counties in Social Services Departments per capita, and 41st of 58 counties in Social Services Departments per square mile.

List of Kern County Social Services Departments

Find Kern County, California departments of social services, DSS, DPSS, and human services.

Kern County Social Service Department 315 North Lincoln Street Taft, CA

Kern County Social Service Department 119 North 10th Street Taft, CA

About Kern County Social Services

Social Services are California State, Kern County and local government agencies responsible for providing a wide range of health and human services and programs in Kern County, CA. The range and types of programs may vary significantly from one jurisdiction to the next, but Social Services in Kern County tends to emphasize safety net programs, the provision of basic necessities, and the protection of children, elderly, and dependent or vulnerable adults.

You may contact Social Services for questions about:
  • Kern County Social Services programs
  • Government benefits and welfare
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Food stamps and EBT cards
  • Kern County Medicare and Medicaid