Share the Warmth Drive

Share the Warmth

January 7, 2019

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Kern County Point-in-Time Homeless Count

Kern Homeless Count Volunteer

December 10, 2018

Help us conduct a real-time count of all people experiencing homelessness. Volunteer for the 2019 Point -in-Homeless Count on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 from 4-8 a.m. at several locations throughout Kern County. If you would like to be a Point in Time volunteer, visit

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One-Time State Funding RFP

September 28, 2018

The State of California is providing $2,603,226.14 in one-time funding under the Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) and $1,196,992 in California Emergency Solutions and Housing (CESH) Program funding to the Kern County Homeless Collaborative (KCHC) to address homelessness in Kern County. These funds will be available as early as November of 2018. Based on the needs and goals identified in Home

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HUD CoC Application and Priority Listing

September 14, 2018

Please see links below to view the FY 18 CoC Program Competition Consolidated Application and Priority Listing. Consolidated Application Priority Listing

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Amended 2018 CoC Ranking

August 10, 2018

Amended 2018 CoC Ranking

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2018 CoC Ranking

August 3, 2018

Please find the 2018 CoC Ranking here. Deadline for appeals is Monday, August 6th, at 5 PM.

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HUD Releases 2018 CoC Program Competition NOFA

July 3, 2018

HUD releases 2018 CoC Program Competition NOFA.

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FY 18 LOI Notice Deadline Extension

June 14, 2018

The FY 18CoC Program Competition Letter of Intent deadline has been extended to June 25, 2018 by 5 PM.

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FY 18 LOI Notice

May 31, 2018

Notice to potential applicants and call for Letters of Intent (LOI) related to consolidated application for Bakersfield/Kern County CA-604 US Department of Housing and Urban Development 2018 Continuum of Care Program Competition

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NOFA 2018 State ESG

May 4, 2018

The State of California Housing and Community Development Department has released preliminary estimates of the 2018 federal Emergency Solutions Grant funding available through its Continuum of Care allocation. The estimated allocation for Kern County is $295,956. However, the amount of funding available may change, since the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has yet to determine act

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