FOR 2023

United Way of Kern County

Address: 1707 Eye St., 3rd Floor, Bakersfield CA 93301
Date: Monday to Friday
Time: From 10am-1pm and then 2pm-5pm.

East High School

Address: 2200 Quincy St Bakersfield 93306
Date & Time:
Saturday, February 11th, 11am-5pm
Wednesday, March 8th, 4pm-8pm
Saturday, April 15th, 10am-4pm

South High School

Address: 1101 Planz Road Bakersfield 93304
Date & Time:
Tuesday, February 7th, 9am-2pm
Saturday, February 25th, 9am-2pm
Tuesday, March 14th, 9am-2pm
Saturday, March 25th, 9am-2pm

Foothill High School

Address: 501 Park Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93306
Date & Time:
Saturday, February 4th, 9am-2pm
Friday, March 31st, 4pm-7pm

Arvin FRC

Address: 300 Franklin St, Arvin CA 93203
Date & Time:
Thursday, February 2nd , 4pm-8pm
Thursday, February 23rd, 4pm-8pm
Thursday, March 9th, 4pm-8pm
Thursday, March 23rd, 4pm-8pm
Thursday, April 6th, 4pm-8pm

Highland High School

Address: 2900 Royal Scots Way Bakersfield, CA 93306
Date & Time:
Wednesday February 1st, 5pm-8pm
Wednesday March 1st, 5pm-8pm

Shafter Youth Center

Address: 455 E. Euclid Ave. Shafter CA 93263
Date & Time:
Monday March 13th 4pm-8pm
Monday March 27th 4pm-8pm
Monday April 10th 4pm-8pm

Clinica Sierra Vista

Address: 815 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Bakersfield, CA 93307
Date & Time:
Tuesday February 28th, 10am-2pm
Tuesday March 21st, 10am-2pm

Dream Center

Address: 1801 19th St Bakersfield CA 93301
Date & Time:
Tuesday March 7th, 11am-4pm
Tuesday March 28th, 11am-4pm

Lost Hills Family Resource Center

Address: 14848 Lamberson Ave Lost Hills, CA 93249
Date & Time:
Saturday, March 4th, 10am-3pm
Saturday, March 18th, 10am-3pm
Saturday, April 1st, 10am-3pm

Mercado Latino

Address: 2105 Edison Hwy Bakersfield CA, 93305
Date & Time:
Wednesday, February 8th, 1pm-5pm

Bakersfield High School

Address: 1241 G St. Bakersfield CA 93301
Date & Time:
Saturday, March 11th, 9am-2pm


  • Government issued ID (Driver’s license, passport, picture ID card)
  • Social Security Cards or ITIN numbers for every member claimed
  • All sources of income (W-2’s, 1099’s, Unemployment, SSI, Retirement, other income, etc.)
  • If self-employed: total records of income and expenses
  • Proof of medical insurance (1095-A is required)
  • Any Educational Expenses for college students only (1098-T, 1098-E)
  • Child Care Expenses (Wages paid, tax ID, address)
  • Bank account information for Direct Deposit Refunds (Routing and Account Number)
  • Previous year tax return

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