Bakersfield, CA
Financial Assistance

Everyone needs a little help sometimes. Whether you need some free food, diapers for your baby, a quick cash loan, assistance with your rent and utilities, some fresh clothing or a homeless shelter, you'll find the resources in and near Bakersfield, CA here to help you now.

Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 13 food pantries in the Bakersfield, CA area.

Utility & Rental Assistance

When you need money to pay your rent, utility bills or get through a difficult time, there are 1 utility payment and rental assistance programs in the Bakersfield, CA area.

Homeless Shelters

Temporary free housing for people in need. There are 2 homeless shelters in the Bakersfield, California area.


Programs for free and reduced cost clothes and household goods. There are 2 programs in the Bakersfield area that offer clothing and other necessities.

Child Care

Free diapers, clothing and free or reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 1 child care programs in Bakersfield, California.

Payday Loans

Payday Loans are quick easy loans for people in financial distress. There are 8 cash loan programs available to residents in the Bakersfield, California area.

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-- Ralph W. Sockman

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Bakersfield, CA: 13 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

I am a mom to two girls. I recently had knee surgery and have been off of work and my income is very low since I cant go back to work till I am able too by the doctor. I am the main source of supporti...

Taft, CA: 25 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

I need help to get back to work. My husband cannot work and we are in the middle of applying for his disability. We are behind on every bill: including rent and utilities. There will be no Christmas t...

Delano, CA: 30 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

I relocated to the city of Delano CA, to share a retail space with a person I had known for over a year and a half. Once I spent every dime I had to get here, he would not let me put my stuff in the s...

Porterville, CA: 40 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

Iam in desperate need of a$500 dollars to pay my rent is $650 I have one$150 iam short $500 dollars. If I don't pay my rent by the 3rd me and my 2year old daughter will be homeless. I have bee...

Porterville, CA: 40 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

Im a mother of a 4year old. We are asking for help because we are currtly homeless.i have a job but we just need help we have no family and no friends and no money saved. We have been living out of ou...

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