This Reentry Center is a 125-bed facility. Turning Point contracts with the California Department of Corrections, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons, and Aftercare services to operate this reentry center for men and women. It is located in the central Bakersfield area close to many potential places of employment for residents.

Bakersfield Reentry Center
1101 Union Ave
Bakersfield Ca

Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day 7 days a week

PSC Contract

The PSC Reentry is a 50 bed facility for parolees that are in need of community integration services. The reentry program seeks to facilitate a healthy and successful transition to self-sufficient community living for each resident. Each resident has an individual program plan with gainful employment as a top priority. Opportunities and privileges are offered are contingent on satisfactory conduct and progress toward completion of goals in the program plan.

BOP Contract

This is a 35-bed facility for men and women and is operated under contract with the Federal Prison System and others. The Center functions as a community-based sanction/treatment center for the Federal System. Placements are referred from the Federal Prison System or the Federal Court System.

Services Available

The following services are available at the Bakersfield Reentry Center and through community resource referrals for both PSC and BOP clients:

Food and shelter
Job placement
Reestablishment of family ties
Medical and dental services
Individual and family counseling
Drug and alcohol abuse counseling
Mental health services
Legal assistance
Vocational evaluation and counseling
Spiritual services and counseling
Special speakers and presentations

Aftercare Services

Turning Point offers aftercare substance abuse treatment and prevention and mental health treatment. The Aftercare program provides a comprehensive program of counseling and testing to facilitate the cessation of all illegal substance abuse for program clients. These drug abuse prevention, counseling, and mental health treatment services are provided under contract with the U.S. Court System.

Services Available

Turning Point Aftercare provides the following ancillary services:

Individual and group counseling
Psychiatric evaluations
Medication services
Psychological evaluations
Alcohol and drug evaluations
Group and family psychotherapy
Emergency financial assistance
Assistance with transportation expenses
Drug use testing
Transportation assistance
PREA Support Center

PREA Audit Dates:
Bakersfield Reentry:

Auditor Information:
Michael Spicer,
The Outzen-Spicer Group
4974 N. Fresno St. Suite 181
Fresno, CA  93726


Referral information

All contracts have a different referral system for more information contact The Reentry Center at 661-325-5774