Cooling Centers for Kern County, CA.

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Public Information ♦ Cooling Centers

During the summertime, senior citizens and others at risk from extreme heat can find relief at cooling centers across Kern County. Residents using the centers should bring their own books, puzzles or games to pass the time. Water and snacks will be provided thanks to funding from PG&E.   

If you need transportation to a cooling center, contact:

In the Greater Bakersfield Area - Get-a-Lift  
(661) 869-6363
In the Outlying Areas - Kern Regional Transit Network  (800) 560-1733
In California City - Dial A Ride  (760) 373-8665

Cooling Centers are primarily funded through a grant from

If a Cooling Center is designated "open" the center will operate from 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Click on the picture above or below is the link for Cooling Centers.