Clinica Sierra Vista

Clinica Sierra Vista
SouthEast Neighborhood Partnership Family Resource Center-
Gang Violence Program-Youth Achievement Program
1509 E. 11th St.
Bakersfield, Ca 93307
661-322-3276

Staff members:
Jennifer Abapo, Program Supervisor
Leobardo Galvan, Case Manager
Joshua Villarruel, Case Manager

Schools being served Curran MS, Greenfield Community School, Cato MS, Sierra MS, Stiern MS.


Comprehensive Adult Mentoring Services

Provide comprehensive group and individual adult mentoring services promoting healthy life skills to parents of at-risk youth. Additional services include crisis intervention, resource and referral, and long-term follow up to address individual needs. (Referrals through County gang-prevention funding are limited to the Probation Department.)


Kern County Superintendent of Schools- Youth and Family Services Programs

Coordinate the early identification and referral of at-risk students and their families to after-school mentoring and parent skills building programs.

Expand and recruit the Parent Project facilitators, including the outlying areas of Kern County.

Parent Project website http://www.kernparentproject.org


New Life Residential Training & Employment Center

Provide training program to males who “age out” of the Foster Care System, those identified in the CalWORKs and Cal-Learn programs and those in the Independent Living Program and to other low income disadvantaged male youth who are at-risk of gang involvement.

Provide, in conjunction with Bakersfield College Construction Technology Program six months of classroom instruction and six months of employment development activities as referred from the Department of Human Services.


Stay Focused, Inc. – Mentoring, Crisis Intervention Programs and Community Based Outreach

Provide youth mentoring activities to children between the ages of 6 and 18.

Provide individual or group mentoring services to youth identified as high risk, at risk and gang involved.

Provide a training session for youth released from incarceration to change future decision making. Provide home calls to the homes of youths in the training program to stay involved and connected.

Provide community based mentoring and partnership with organizations to provide opportunities for attendance at athletic events and socialization.

Conduct outreach events including Neighborhood Rallies and Summits, and gang awareness training for parents, school staff, community members and workshops in neighborhoods as needed with the use of the Youth Intervention Specialists.

Conduct motivational school assemblies and on-campus mentoring programs in elementary, middle and high schools throughout Kern County.

Contact Us: (661) 322-HOPE (4673)


Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK)

CAPK provides Parenting Education using Parents on A Mission and Nurturing Parenting curricula. CAPK also provides services to at-risk youth using the Aggression Replacement Training and Forward Thinking Interactive Journaling curricula.

These services are offered to at-risk youth at the Friendship House in Bakersfield and the Shafter Youth Center.

Contact: Lois Hannible at 661-369-8926 or lhannib@capk.org


Teen Challenge

Teen Challenge provides after-school tutoring, mentoring, and hope to students from the Oildale area.

The goal of Teen Challenge is to prevent gang violence and other deviant behaviors such as drug and alcohol abuse.

Contact: Michael Salinas (661) 474-7037 or michael.salinas@teenchallenge.org

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