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Children's Center

Mission Statement

The mission of Bakersfield Adult School Children’s Center is to promote meaningful learning in a positive and safe environment that honors the uniqueness of each child.

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Parent Handbook - English

Manual Para Padres - Español

Stacy Barnett

Children's Center Director
501 S. Mt. Vernon Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93307

Phone: 661.832.6642 or 661.835.1855
Fax: 661.836.3710

Daytime Hours
Monday thru Friday:
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:30 pm (services for children)

Evening Hours
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday:
5:30 pm - 9:30pm
5:30 pm- 9:15pm (services for children)

Our Children's Center is PROUD To Serve You

  • Toddlers through School-Age children
  • Age Appropriate Activities
  • Nurturing and Safe Environment
  • A Committed, Caring and Creative Staff
  • Family Development Workshops
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • State Licensed
  • Certified Permit Teachers



Our philosophy is developmentally based early care and education that assesses the child's needs while fostering

  • Independence
  • Social Skills
  • Creativity
  • School Readiness, and Acknowledging the uniqueness of each family and their culture


Eligibility and Need Criteria

  • Families must meet Eligibility and Need Requirements to qualify for subsidized child care services.

Funded by California Department of Education, Child Development Division