Mission at Kern County

Encore Boutique

Retail-resale fashion and accessories for men, women and children. So much more than a thrift store, we are a shopping experience with a cause.

Encore boutique is our training program designed for individuals in our residential recovery program. Here, they are learning or refreshing their marketable skills such as; customer service problem solving and improved communications.

At our downtown clothing store in Bakersfield, you will find brand names such as: Chico’s, Talbots, White House Black Market, Tommy Bahama and more! You will also find designer bags with names like: Coach, Michael Kors and Dooney & Bourke. We also have a booth with very reasonably price home décor and furnishings at Timeless Furnishing located at 1918 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, California.

Your donations help to fund our ministry of feeding, housing and job skill preparation for the undeserved of Kern County. We are located in the Downtown Bakersfield Arts District with free parking in the 18th Street parking structure next door.


If you would like to volunteer at Encore’ please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at (661) 325-0863 Ext. 219.

Our resale shops will gladly accept your gently used clothing, accessories and household item donations at both our Boutique and our Mission Distribution Center Locations.

Store Phone Number (661) 489-5538

Our Location

Located at 1817 Eye Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301,
in the Heart of Bakersfield’s Downtown Art District

Store Hours

Monday – Friday (10 AM – 6 PM)
Saturday (10AM – 2 PM)
First Friday of every month until 9 pm and Second Saturday every month until 2pm.

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Make A Difference!

Tonight in Bakersfield, many of our neighbors will go to bed hungry, homeless and hopeless.

Help make a difference!