For Immediate Release: BKRHC Releases 2023 Point-in-Time Homeless Count

CONTACT: Carlos Baldovinos, BKRHC Executive Board Chair, BKRHC Releases 2023 Point-in-Time Homeless Count The Bakersfield-Kern Regional Homeless Collaborative (BKRHC) has released the 2023 Point-in-Time (PIT) Count report of persons experiencing homelessness in Kern County.  The PIT Count is an annual count that provides a snapshot view over just a 12-hour period of homeless individuals […]

HMIS Lead Agency RFP Info Session

On February 21, 2023 at 9:00 AM, the Bakersfield-Kern Regional Homeless Collaborative hosted an informational session for all interested parties regarding the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Request For Proposal. Details of the the RFP were briefly explained and a question and answer session commenced and included below.

Request For Proposals – Bakersfield/Kern Continuum of Care (CA-604) Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Lead Agency

The Bakersfield/Kern Continuum of Care (CA-604) on behalf of the Bakersfield-Kern Regional Homeless Collaborative is seeking proposals from interested applicants to become the HMIS Lead Agency. Please see request for proposal document below. Applications are due by 5PM on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 and can be emailed to and CC Anna Laven at

Public Notice – Final Version of the CoC-Approved Consolidated Application and Priority Listing

The attached document and associated link pertains to the 2022 HUD Regular Notice of Funding Opportunity final version of the consolidated application and priority listing as approved by the Bakersfield-Kern County CoC. The Consolidated Application can be found on pages 1 – 154. The Priority Listing begins on page 155 and continues through page 172.

HUD No Longer Using HUD Exchange for HUD-Issued Program/Competition Information

Effective immediately, HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) will use two different listservs on HUD’s website to communicate information regarding information developed by HUD/SNAPS concerning: Continuum of Care (CoC) Program; Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs; Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP); Other Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) developed by SNAPS; and Any other information […]

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