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Welcome to the Kern Regional Center Home Page on the Internet. KRC is proud to share information about who we are and what we do. In addition, from our website you will be able to access other information related to developmental disabilities.


Preparing for Summer: Power Outages, Heat & Wildfires

June 16, 2021

Summer and Fall are expected to be hot and dry. That means wildfires, or planned electrical power outages that prevent wildfires, should be expected. 

There are things you should do to plan ahead for such events. This is particularly important if you live in an area that has experienced a fire or loss of electricity before. 

Here are a few links with information to help you plan ahead:

Servicio local de intervención temprana para bebés y niños pequeños con retrasos leves o discapacidades

May 27, 2021

Bakersfield, Calif.(Telemundo Valle Central)–En este espacio vamos a hablar sobre la ayuda disponible para bebes y niños pequeños con retrasos o discapacidades. Es un servicio que muchas familias no saben que existe, y puede ser de suma importancia si usted sospecha que su pequeño no se está desarolllando de una manera normal.

New Update: COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility in California

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine approved for children ages 12-15

May 13, 2021

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is approved for children ages 12-15 years old.  This means that starting May 13, ALL Californians who are at least 12 years old can get a free COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines protect you and people you love.  Getting your vaccine is one of the most important ways we can end the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Visit to find where you can get a vaccine. 

Nueva actualización: Elegibilidad para la vacunación COVID-19 en California
La vacuna Pfizer COVID-19 es aprobada para niños de 12 a 15 años

May 13, 2021

La vacuna Pfizer COVID-19 es aprobada para niños de 12 a 15 años. Esto significa que, comenzando el 13 de mayo, todos los Californianos que tienen al menos 12 años de edad pueden recibir la vacuna COVID-19 gratis. Las vacunas te protegen a ti y a las personas que amas. Vacunarse es una de las formas más importantes en que podemos poner fin a la pandemia de COVID-19.

Visita  para encontrar dónde puede vacunarse.

Todos los Californianos de 16 años o más son Elegibles para las Vacunas COVID-19 a Partir del 15 de abril

April 20, 2021

A partir del 15 de abril, TODOS en California que tengan 16 años o más son elegibles para vacunarse contra el COVID-19 sin costo.  Haga clic en "Leer más" a continuación para obtener información adicional.

All Californians Age 16 and Older are Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines 
Starting April 15

April 20, 2021

Beginning April 15, EVERYONE in California who is age 16 or older is eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccination. Please click "Read More" below for additional information.


March 30, 2021

We need your suggestions to help us improve purchase of service utilization for fiscal year 2021-2022.  Please see the attached document for meeting details.

El Centro Regional de Kern invita al público a revisar información acerca de la compra de servicios y la utilización de los servicios.  Por favor, vea el documento adjunto para los detalles de la reunión.


March 31, 2021

Free Transportation to COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

March 15, 2021

Please click the button below for information on free transportation to mass vaccination clinics.


March 3, 2021

We need your suggestions to help us improve purchase of service utilization for fiscal year 2021-2022.


March 31, 2021

  • English Session/Sesión en Ingles 5:45-6:45 p.m.

  • Spanish Session/Sesión en Español 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Disability Thrive Initiative - Free Webinar every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the Month

February 22, 2021

Californians with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), their families, and the staff who support them have been adjusting to changes in disability services during the pandemic. Through this statewide initiative, the IDD community will learn alternative and remote methods for adapting, accessing and delivering services to meet the individual needs of Californians with IDD

Disability Thrive Initiative - Free Webinar

February 24, 2021 | 3:00 to 4:15 p.m.

February 22, 2021

How have life goals, plans and service choices been impacted by Covid-19pandemic? Our panel of individuals who are using Person-Centered Planning toaccess meaningful alternative services, in partnership with the providers whosupport them, will share their experiences.

HCBS Compliance Funding Fiscal Year 2020-2021

January 14, 2021


Kern Regional Center National Core Indicators Survey Overview-Public Hearing

December 28, 2020

Kern Regional Center invites you to attend a presentation of Kern Regional Center National Core Indicator Survey Overview on January 26, 2021 at 6:30 pm and January 27, 2021 at 5:30 pm.

Previous Announcements have Moved

December 28, 2020

Please click the link below to access our previously posted announcements.

Kern Regional Center has created a page for information regarding Self Determination and Advisory Information. 

Kern Regional Center is an Everbridge Mass Notification enabled company. 

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