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Joint Data Committee

Network Members on this committee 

The goal of the Joint Data Committee is to is to continually monitor and evaluate the forces driving change to provide the homeless and housing system with the information needed to develop data-driven solutions.  This will be accomplished by doing the following:

  • Guiding the Homeless Network of Yakima County and the Yakima County Homeless Coalition in reviewing data quality in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).

  • To collaboratively respond to data requests from the community including those from non-housing sectors.

  • Utilize the Annual Point and Time data throughout the entire year to assist in system-level decision making.

  • Supporting communitywide projects, such as the Anchor Community Initiative, with data to support their goals and projects.
  • Using data to evaluate and promote inclusivity and equity in service provision and housing options. 


The Committee meets on the fourth Friday of the month at 10am.  For more information, see our Events page.

Chair: Kate Urwin

  • A Way Home Washington
  • Catholic Charities
  • Community Member - Steve Hill
  • Comprehensive Healthcare
  • Entrust Community Services
  • City of Zillah
  • People For People
  • Rod's house
  • Sunrise Outreach Center
  • Yakima County Department of Human Services
  • Yakima Neighborhood Health Services