Student Health and Wellness Counseling

STUDENT HELP RESOURCES – on and off campus

Taft College Counseling Referral Forms

When help is needed, confidential on-campus counseling is available. 

  • Self-Referral Form – Fill out this form if you wish to speak with our on-campus wellness counselor.
  • Referral Form – Fill out this form if you wish to refer someone to our on-campus wellness counselor.

Taft College Counseling Center Hours

Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Contact us at 661-763-7748 

Additional Resources


TimelyCare is a 24/7 Online, On-Demand Medical and Mental Healthcare Platform. Learn more.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

In an emergency, contact:

  • Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Psychiatric hospital walk-in clinic
  • Hospital emergency room
  • Urgent care center/clinic
  • Call 911

Read about suicide risk factors and warning signs.

Alliance: Against Family Violence & Sexual Assault

  • Violence in dating
  • Domestic violence services
  • Sexual assault awareness and prevention

Toll Free Crisis Hotline

Children’s Resolution Hotline

24-Hour Resource
Crisis Stabilization Unit

Kern County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services

  • Mental health support and resources
  • Substance abuse support
  • Disaster support services
  • Events and activities

Crisis Hotline 

Suicide Prevention Hotline

Substance Abuse Services

All other information

Visit our website

Kern County Department of Human Services

  • Report child abuse

Child Abuse Hotline
Countywide 661-631-6011