Kern River Valley Collaborative

The Collaborative has a general membership of over 65 partners, with approximately 20 continuously active members attending monthly meetings. These meetings represent valley parents and students, government agencies, community organizations, faith-based community, educational facilities, fraternal organizations, medical providers, and businesses. Some of the collaborative partners include:

  • Kernville Union School District
  • Kern Valley Healthcare District
  • College Community Services
  • Cerro Coso Community College
  • Clinica Sierra Vista
  • Community Connection for Childcare
  • Alzheimer's Disease Association
  • Kern County Departments of: Human Services, Aging and Adult Services, Adult Protective Services, Child Protective Services, Public Health, Mental Health, Parks & Recreation, Sheriff's Office, Probation Department, Superintendent of Schools, and Kern County Network for Children
  • Community Action Partnership
  • Women's Center High Desert, Inc.
  • Kern Valley High School
  • South Fork Union School District
  • Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance
  • Owens Valley Career Development Center-Tribal TANF
  • Career Services Center
  • Southern California Edison
  • USDA Forest Service
  • Community Christian Center/Salvation Army

The Kern River Valley Collaborative supports our community programs. Community members are encouraged to bring valley concerns and ideas to monthly meetings.The KRVC meets the fourth Thursday of each month, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. at the Senior Center in Vet's Hall #2, with the exception of November's meeting which is held on the third Thursday due to Thanksgiving. The Kern River Valley Senior Center in located at 6405 Lake Isabella Blvd. in Lake Isabella.

The Kern River Valley Collaborative does not meet in July and December.