News & Facts

Did you know?

• CAPK was incorporated in 1971, a multi-purpose, multifunded, nonprofit agency providing Head Start and other services to over 5,000 families in Kern County, California.

• CAPK is headquartered in Bakersfield, California, and operates approximately 48 child development centers throughout the county.

• CAPK Head Start/State Child Development employs over 600 staff in its Child Care Food, Part-day, Full-day, Home-based, and Early Head Start programs.

• CAPK Head Start/State Child Development has a funded enrollment of more than 2,600 children across all programs, and an operating budget of $29 million which includes, gratefully, our in-kind of volunteers and community organization support.



Head Start Enrollment Hotline: 1-800-701-7060