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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.

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NAPD Center for Creative Achievement

New Advances for People with Disabilities is a Bakersfield-based non-profit organization that provides numerous programs for more than 500 Kern County children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities every day.

This spring, NAPD broke ground on a new $4.1 million Center for Creative Achievement. Designed by Bakersfield architect Paul Dhanens and being built by S.C. Anderson Inc. of Bakersfield, the 17,000-square-foot facility on Brittan Street, west of North Sillect Avenue, is expected to open in 2016 and provide expanded creative educational opportunities.

Learn how you can help make a difference through the naming opportunties inside our new facility and click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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