FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Anna Laven, BKRHC Executive Director, 310-592-8557 (cell), email@example.com Bakersfield/Kern awarded 229 Emergency Housing Vouchers BKRHC, Housing Authority to collaborate; help address and prevent homelessness BAKERSFIELD, CA – The Housing Authority of the County of Kern (HA) today announced it has been awarded 229 Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs) from the U.S. Department of Housing […]
CONTACT: Anna Laven, Ed.D., BKRHC Executive Director, 310-592-8557, firstname.lastname@example.org 2021 Point in Time Count reports 2,150 individuals experienced homelessness on January 27, 2021 Bakersfield/Kern one of few regions in California to conduct 2021 PIT Count BAKERSFIELD, CA – The Bakersfield-Kern Regional Homeless Collaborative (BKRHC) today released its 2021 Point in Time (PIT) Count Report. The […]
Kern County has released its Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the 2021-2022 Federal Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program. You can download a copy of the Grant Application and Instructions from the BKRHC website by clicking below. Click here to Download the Grant Application and Instructions All applications are due by 4:00 P.M. on April […]
CONTACT: Anna Laven, Ed.D., BKRHC Executive Director, 310-592-8557, email@example.com More than 200 people receive COVID-19 vaccine at local homeless shelters and navigation centers Individuals experiencing homelessness, staff at four emergency shelters and navigation centers vaccinated BAKERSFIELD, CA – More than 200 individuals experiencing homelessness and service provider staff received COVID-19 vaccinations on Monday, March 15, […]
Congratulations to BKRHC Member Shar-On and Laborers of the Harvest, on their kick-off event in Arvin last month on February 22. The organizations are working to help address homelessness and food insecurity through food and meal distribution events. Here are some photos sent to us by Shari Rightmer, who leads Shar-On and Laborers of the […]
Income Property Association of Kern To Hold Rental Assistance and Eviction Moratorium Workshop For Property Owners. The Rental Housing Economic Outlook webinar will discuss new developments in the State and Federal response to COVID-19 and what they mean for the rental housing industry. The Income Property Association of Kern will be hosting a Rental Housing […]
BKRHC conducts 2021 Point in Time Count Combines case management data with shelter and navigation center reports to account for homeless population CONTACT: Anna Laven, Ed.D., BKRHC Executive Director, 310-592-8557, firstname.lastname@example.org BAKERSFIELD, CA – The Bakersfield-Kern Regional Homeless Collaborative (BKRHC) today conducted its 2021 Point in Time Count (PIT Count) of persons experiencing homelessness in […]
The Bakersfield Californian published an article covering “The Way Home,” the recently released web documentary that highlights the great work being done in Kern County to address chronic homelessness. You can read the full article online here.