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The Dream Center, 1801 19th Street, is the AB-12 Extended Foster Care re-entry site for Kern County.

21 Things: Don't Leave Foster Care Without These

EOPS at Bakersfield College - Textbook Rental

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ILP Newsletters With Events Listed

ILP Newsletter - Summer 2019  new
ILP Newsletter - Spring 2019
ILP Newsletter - Winter 2018
ILP Newsletter - Fall 2018
ILP Newsletter - Summer 2018

When You Become 18 - A Survival Guide for Teenagers
(published by the State Bar of California)

ILP Services

What is ILP?

Learn more about ILP and other Transitional Services on our Transitional and Supportive Services page.

ILP Resources

Access a list of ILP Resources and Links

Transitional Housing Application Form

Young Adults Guide To Housing

ILP Contact Information

Located at the Dream Center Collaborative Office
1807 19th Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93301:

Robin Chambers
ILP Supervisor 661-636-4971  
chamber@kerndhs.com

Monique Casas, ILP Social Worker, 661-636-4946

Andrea Martinez, ILP Social Worker, 661-636-4972

Maria Escalante, ILP Social Worker, 661-636-4954


Located at the Dream Center
1801 19th Street, Bakersfield, CA, 93301:

Keith Hollins, Emancipated Youth Services, Transitional Housing Coordinator, 661-636-4982

Tamara Roberts, ILP Social Worker, 661-636-4944


Old ILP Trust Fund Money

Former Kern County Foster Youth who participated in various activities provided by the Department and other Community Based Organizations, may have a trust fund balance that was not disbursed when you emancipated. You may be eligible to receive funds for participating in these activities, such as, classes, workshops, THP Plus or ILP events.

Unclaimed trust funds have been transferred to the Kern County Treasurer Tax Collector Office located at 1115 Truxtun Avenue in Bakersfield, CA. The funds will remain with the Treasurer for three years until 2021. To verify if there are funds being held at the Treasurer's Office in your name, you may go on-line, go to the Kern County Treasure Website then select Unclaimed Money, from there you will search the database. If funds are located, please follow their instructions to claim the funds. Thank You.