One of the questions we’re asked most frequently is “who experiences homelessness in Kern County?” The statistics might surprise you. Here is a fact sheet we put together using demographic data from our local Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). Click here to view the fact sheet.
By Anna Laven, Ed.D.Executive Director – BKRHCandStephen PelzExecutive Director – Housing Authority https://bkrhc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/BKRHC_Housing-Authority_10142020.pdf
2020 Point-in-Time Count Finds Slower Rate of Increase in County’s Homeless Population, including a Reduction in Rate of Increase among Families with Children. https://bkrhc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/2020-PIT-Count-Report.pdf
The purpose of this report is to provide a brief analysis of homeless services and funding needs to help inform the Bakersfield Kern Regional Homeless Collaborative (BKRHC), County of Kern, and City of Bakersfield in prioritizing uses for the new State Homeless Housing Assistance and Prevention Program (HHAP) block grant. https://bkrhc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Gaps-Analysis-Report.pdf
A copy of the Bakersfield-Kern Regional Homeless Collaborative’s 10-year plan to end homelessness, “Home at Last!” is available online at the link below. Click here to view.