The Ken Kennemer Residential Treatment Program is a contract provider of services for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The program is administered by Turning Point of Central California, Inc., a private, nonprofit corporation, and is focused on aiding recovering residents to become economically and personally adjusted to employment of their choice and to a life free of substance abuse. Private clients are also accepted.

1100 Union Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Phone: (661) 861-6111
Phone (After Hours): (661) 861-6111

Program Philosophy
The Ken Kennemer Program seeks to provide a continuum of care for the resident whose chemical or alcohol addiction requires residential treatment. The Program provides a residential component for the individual who is chemically dependent, has attempted and failed previous outpatient treatment programs and requires a therapeutic, structured environment.

Services Available
The following services are available at the Ken Kennemer Program:

  • Drug Awareness groups
  • Support groups
  • Class and video education
  • Individual sessions
  • Participation in self-help organizations
  • Family awareness and understanding development
  • Social activities
  • Recreational activities
  • Community activities
  • Job development

Referrals to the program can be made through the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation or other appropriate agencies. Private pay clients accepted through self-referral and medical plan referrals. Contact for daily rate.

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