Homeless Network of Yakima County

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April 28, 2018 - #Ibelieve


  • SponsorAspen Victim Advocacy Services
  • Purpose: Show support to survivors of all forms of sexual violence and work towards a safe and healthy community.
  • Location - Sgt. Hubbard Park; 111 S 18th St; Yakima, Washington 98901
  • Time - 9:00 am to Noon
May 22 - 23, 2018 - 2018 Conference on Ending Homelessness


  • SponsorWashington Low Income Housing Alliance
  • Purpose: The Conference on Ending Homelessness is an annual event that brings together hundreds of people from across our state and region who are working to end homelessness. Together, we learn from each other, exchange ideas and share advice, get inspired and re-energized, and organize to grow the movement to end homelessness in Washington and beyond.  Registration is required.
  • Registration: Click here to register.
  • Cost: $125 to $500 depending on number of days and membership status
  • Location - Yakima Convention Center; 10 North 8th Street, Yakima, Washington 98901
  • Time - All Day
May 19, 2018 - The Impact of Childhood Trauma


  • SponsorLove Inc. of Yakima
  • Purpose: Equipping Yakima to be trauma informed! What you will learn: how trauma impacts the developing brain of children; how to more effectively respond to individuals with a history of trauma; how to make your home, workplace, church and our community a safe place for trauma victims to heal and overcome their past. Elizabeth Benefiel, Executive Director of Love, INC. of Yakima,  is a certified CRI Trauma-Informed instructor with more than 30 years' experience. Pre-registration is required.
  • Registration: Register at Loveincyakima.org/events
  • Cost: $25.15; lunch is provided
  • Location - Christian Life Center, 716 N. 40th Avenue, Yakima
  • Time - 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
April 26, 2018 - YWCA Stand Against Racism


  • SponsorYWCA of Yakima
  • Purpose: Steve Mitchell, CEO of OIC Washington, speak about and lead a discussion on Structural Racism. Light snacks will be provided.
  • Location - Yakima Valley Museum;  2105 Tieton Dr, Yakima, WA 98902
  • Time - 6:00pm

Events

April 25, 2018 - Youth Coalition Committee


  • Purpose: The Homeless Network of Yakima County Youth Coalition is dedicated to preventing and ending youth homelessness in Yakima County by convening a grassroots community coalition, identifying the unmet needs of our community’s homeless youth and solving challenges collaboratively through action.
  • Topic: This meeting will highlight review the plan for the upcoming meets with legislative representatives and discuss ongoing strategies.
  • Location - Yakima Neighborhood Health Services - 3rd Floor Paddock Room; 12 S 8th St, Yakima, WA 98901
  • Time - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
April 18, 2018 - Central Washington Conference for the Greater Good


  • Sponsor:  Presented by Washington Nonprofits Washington Nonprofits in partnership with the Central Washington Nonprofit Network 
  • Purpose: Over 220 nonprofit and philanthropy leaders from across Central Washington have registered for a day of learning, connection, and inspiration.  The Central Washington Conference for the Greater Good creates the space in which nonprofit leaders and volunteers learn, connect, and get inspired. Registration is required.
  • Register: Click here for the registration page.
  • Cost: $85.00 - 20% discount for Washing Nonprofits members
  • Location - Yakima Convention Center; 10 North 8th Street, Yakima, Washington 98901
  • Time - 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
April 18, 2018 - Affordable Housing Committee


  • 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.  
  • Topic: This meeting will highlight a presentation by the City of Yakima about the Yakima Comprehensive Plan 2040. This Comprehensive Plan guides Yakima’s physical development over the 2017-2040 period. It describes community values, directs municipal activities and services, and provides a statement of policy about Yakima’s desire for growth and character.
  • Location - Yakima Housing Authority; 810 N 6th Ave, Yakima, WA 98902
  • Time - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
April 26, 2018 - Bank On Yakima "Jump Start" Breakfast


  • Sponsor: Yakima County Asset Building Coalition
  • Purpose: Come for breakfast, and learn about the "Bank On Yakima" project, how it can strengthen our community and improve the lives of the people we serve, by bringing affordable banking services and financial education to some of our most vulnerable residents. Learn how people with a bad financial history, bad credit, debt or ID issues can access low cost banking services and financial education, and keep more of their own money while they strengthen their family's financial future. Craig Nolte, Regional Director of the Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco, is the keynote speaker.
  • Registration: Pre-registration is encouraged as space is limited. Please contact Donna Hatten, theycabc@gmail.com for more information.
  • Cost: Free
  • Location - Hilton Garden Inn, 401 E. Yakima Avenue, Yakima WA
  • Time - 7:00 am to 9:00 am
May 9, 2018 - General Membership meeting


  • Purpose: The Homeless Network of Yakima County is an association of community members, emergency housing providers, service providers, elected officials, and multiple other interested persons and entities who are concerned about addressing the needs of individuals and families at-risk or experiencing homelessness.
  • Topic: Review of current initiative and committee updates.
  • Location - Yakima Housing Authority; 810 N 6th Ave, Yakima, WA 98902
  • Time - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm