New Advances for People with Disabilities (NAPD) is a local non-profit that provides critical services to the most vulnerable of Kern County's citizens.  Having existed for more than 35 years, NAPD provides a safe and nurturing environment for over 500 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities every day. We offer programs, advocacy and skills that empower our clients to live more productive, rewarding and independent lives.

NAPD is making a difference daily.


Would you like to help make a difference daily in the lives of our clients? We are always in need of donations. Make your tax-deductible gift online. Please click on the gold “Donate Now” button below.

The Department of Developmental Services is located at: www.dds.ca.gov/complaints

The Department of Developmental Services can be reached by phone at (916) 654-1987