The county buildings, located in the heart of Buttonwillow, houses the substation of the Kern County Sheriff’s Department and other county agencies. These facilities provide the prompt and effective crime prevention. The Kern County Fire Department, recognized throughout the state as one of the most efficient, maintains their station across the street. Well-trained personnel provide exceptional fire protection as well as the many other functions of a good department. National Health Services, Inc. provides medical and dental services. They are dedicated to providing quality health and pharmaceutical services. A modern and efficient post office serves the people of Buttonwillow.
The Buttonwillow Lions Club boosts one of the largest memberships in the state. The Pioneer Senior Citizens Center provides activities for the senior community. There is a very active 4-H Club for the youth of Buttonwillow and numerous churches with services or activities for all ages and faith.