There are several ways to obtain food through the Gleaners

 

 

VOLUNTEER FOR FOOD

 

 

 

 

 

REFERRAL AGENCIES

There are many agencies in Kern County that can assist with food.

Many churches, schools, and other non-profit agencies provide referrals for food. 

Many elementary and high schools have programs for their students and their families.

You can also contact one of our referral agencies:

KERN AGING & ADULT SERVICES

(661) 868-1000

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

(661) 631-6000

BAKERSFIELD CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

(661) 6314754

KERN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEMS

(661) 868-2146

COUNTY OF KERN

Contact your case worker if you receive any service from the county such as Cash Aid, CalFresh, Mental Health, etc.

All other Kern County areas, please call: (800) 273-2275

SCHOOLS

Contact your child's school office.  Bakersfield City School District and most Kern County high schools make referrals.

CHURCHES

If you are a member of a congregation, ask if your church is a partnering organization.

The Golden Empire Gleaners partner with many local churches

Obtaining Food

Citrus Fruits