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New Life Recovery and Training Center
3501 Edison Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 873-4676

A gang prevention partner in Kern Project 180

New Life Recovery and Training Center

Providing services in a supportive, drug-free learning and training environment for at-risk young males, in order to help them become self-sufficient and fully-functioning adults and citizens.

DOD Construction Company is a minority-owned and operated business that was established in 1980 to build affordable housing for low-income individuals and families. In 1999, DOD Construction Company incorporated the New Life Recovery and Training Center as a vehicle for services better provided by a non-profit organization.

Program Participants

Program Goals

  • To provide supportive housing; life skills and character development; educational support; and access to health and social services
  • To assist participants in obtaining the skills they need to become gainfully employed

Mission Statement

To empower disadvantaged youth to achieve independence and self-sufficiency by providing:

New Life Center
  • 24-hour supervised residential care
  • Substance abuse education and awareness services
  • Access to health and social services
  • Psycho-social case management and support services via mentoring, counseling and/or support groups
  • Life skills and character development
  • Family reunification and community re-integration services
  • Referrals to education and community support services