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Events

June 19, 2019 - Affordable Housing Committee


  • Sponsor: Homeless Network of Yakima County - Committee Meeting
  • Purpose: The Homeless Network of Yakima County Affordable Housing Committee is comprised of multiple service providers and members of the community who are associated with the development, management, and access to affordable housing in Yakima County.   The committee will assist in determining gaps in the housing continuum of care and make recommendations to the Community on how to best close those gaps in relation to the current Homeless and Housing Needs Assessment for all residents of Yakima County.  To learn more about this committee - go here.
  • Topic: TBD
  • Location: Yakima Neighborhood Health Services - 3rd Floor Paddock Room; 12 S 8th St, Yakima, WA 98901
  • Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
May 30, 2019 - Assessing Need for Mental Health Care in Encampments


  • Sponsor: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Homeless and Housing Resource Network (HHRN)
  • Description: This webinar series discusses how to provide behavioral health care in unsheltered environments. It will focus on meeting people exactly where they are and working to identify and assess their needs. The following panelists will share their expertise in behavioral health and homelessness: Aislinn Bird, M.D., M.P.H, Psychiatrist, Alameda County Health Care for the Homeless Program in Oakland, California and Wilma Lovada, Community Health Outreach Worker, Alameda County Health Care for the Homeless Street Health in Oakland, California
  • Location: Webinar
  • Registration: Required - go here to register.
  • Time: 12:30pm to 2:00pm
June 18, 2018 -Celebration of Caring


  • Sponsor: United Way of Central Washington
  • Description: Join us as we celebrate all our donors, volunteers & non-profit organizations who partnered with us this year to make a positive impact in Central Washington.
  • Location: Sarg Hubbard Park - 111 S 18th St. Yakima, WA 98901
  • Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
June 18, 2019 - Community Engagement/Data Committee


  • Sponsor: Homeless Network of Yakima County - Committee Meeting
  • Purpose: The Community Engagement committee is working on discovering ways to further involve the community in working to solve housing and homeless issues in Yakima County including sharing data about the issue in ways that is easily understandable.
  • Topic: Communications Plan
  • Location: Yakima Neighborhood Health Services - 3rd Floor Paddock Room; 12 S 8th St, Yakima, WA 98901
  • Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
June 12, 2018 - General Membership meeting


  • Sponsor: Homeless Network of Yakima County - General Membership meeting
  • Purpose: The Mission of the Homeless Network of Yakima County is to advocate for the homeless people in Yakima County in order to improve their quality of life, increase public awareness of the issues of homelessness, impact public policy and prevent and end homelessness.
  • Topic: Central Washington Homebuilders Association
  • Location: Yakima Neighborhood Health Services - 3rd Floor Paddock Room; 12 S 8th St, Yakima, WA 98901
  • Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
June 26, 2019 - Youth Coalition


  • Sponsor: Homeless Network of Yakima County - Committee Meeting
  • Purpose: The Youth Coalition is currently working on developing policy recommendations for serving “mature minors” in shelters and administrating an extreme winter weather shelter for young adults. The Youth Coalition will be conducting community wide planning as an awardee of the Anchor Community Initiative from A Way Home Washington. 
  • Topic: Catholic Charities
  • Location: Yakima Neighborhood Health Services - 3rd Floor Paddock Room; 12 S 8th St, Yakima, WA 98901
  • Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm