Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

The Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness is a network of individuals, non-profit organizations, government agencies, faith communities, and community businesses working together to end homelessness. Our end goal is to help folks establish safe housing as quickly as possible and help them to retain that housing so their homeless episode is short and never repeated. Our work addresses many of the factors that drive homelessness.

Coming Meetings and Events

(past meetings)
Coalition Governance Workgroup
   Date: 7/6/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: Join this meeting on Zoom.
   Program:
Networking Social Hour
   Date: 7/7/2022 - 4:00 PM
   Location: The Nyland House - 3211 N 32nd St, Tacoma, WA 98407 - contact Gerrit with any questions - 253-304-5105
   Program: A BBQ to share a meal and discuss homelessness - or just bask in the awesomeness of the people that make up the homeless coalition. The event will be a potluck - with hotdogs and veggie dogs to roast over an open fire provided. Other than the BBQ, no real structure to the event - just an informal place to chat and scheme how we can best serve our community. Event is family friendly.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 7/8/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Homeless Memorial
   Date: 7/10/2022 - 5:00 PM
   Location: Event will be in person and streamed from Shiloh Baptist Church, 1211 S. I Street.
   Program: Memorial to honor and remember those experiencing homelessness who recently passed away.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 7/15/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 7/22/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 7/29/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Networking Social Hour
   Date: 8/4/2022 - 4:00 PM
   Location: Tacoma 7 Seas Brewery and Taproom - 2101 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
   Program: Come and enjoy a coffee or a beer at our monthly get together to discuss homelessness - or just bask in the awesomeness of the people that make up the homeless coalition. No structure to the event - just an informal place to chat and scheme how we can best serve our community.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 8/5/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 8/12/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 8/19/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 8/26/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Networking Social Hour
   Date: 9/1/2022 - 4:00 PM
   Location: Tacoma 7 Seas Brewery and Taproom - 2101 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
   Program: Come and enjoy a coffee or a beer at our monthly get together to discuss homelessness - or just bask in the awesomeness of the people that make up the homeless coalition. No structure to the event - just an informal place to chat and scheme how we can best serve our community.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 9/2/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 9/9/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 9/16/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 9/23/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 9/30/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Networking Social Hour
   Date: 10/6/2022 - 4:00 PM
   Location: Tacoma 7 Seas Brewery and Taproom - 2101 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
   Program: Come and enjoy a coffee or a beer at our monthly get together to discuss homelessness - or just bask in the awesomeness of the people that make up the homeless coalition. No structure to the event - just an informal place to chat and scheme how we can best serve our community.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 10/7/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 10/14/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 10/21/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 10/28/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Networking Social Hour
   Date: 11/3/2022 - 4:00 PM
   Location: Tacoma 7 Seas Brewery and Taproom - 2101 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
   Program: Come and enjoy a coffee or a beer at our monthly get together to discuss homelessness - or just bask in the awesomeness of the people that make up the homeless coalition. No structure to the event - just an informal place to chat and scheme how we can best serve our community.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 11/4/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 11/11/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 11/18/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 11/25/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location:
   Program: No meeting this week.
Networking Social Hour
   Date: 12/1/2022 - 4:00 PM
   Location: Tacoma 7 Seas Brewery and Taproom - 2101 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
   Program: Come and enjoy a coffee or a beer at our monthly get together to discuss homelessness - or just bask in the awesomeness of the people that make up the homeless coalition. No structure to the event - just an informal place to chat and scheme how we can best serve our community.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 12/2/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 12/9/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 12/16/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location: This meeting is virtual via Zoom - Register Here
   Program: Weekly meeting of agencies and individuals working to provide services to folks experiencing homelessness. All are welcome.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 12/23/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location:
   Program: No meeting this week.
Friday Coalition Meeting
   Date: 12/30/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location:
   Program: No meeting this week.
  

News and Information

Youtube Channel - watch prior meetings
Podcast Feed - listen to prior meetings
Coalition Facebook Page

Recent Presentations:

How weather planning, meet the Pierce County AIDS Foundation, an overview of new funding from the State to address encampments in the public right of way, and all the usual updates you expect and love. (6/25/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Overview of the Racial Equity Demo and new report on understanding experience of black clients using Coordinated Entry, breakout session on how to improve Coordinated Entry, the usual updates and more. (6/17/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Coordinated Entry Improvements - Breakout Summary (6/17/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Hear about Spokane's Camp Hope, an overview of Coordinated Entry, breakout discussion on how to improve Coordinated Entry, the the usual updates, This Week on the Streets, Success Stories and more. (6/10/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Hear about an idea to coordinate interns and volunteers, a new mission statement for the coalition, breakout discussion on community messaging, get reports on what is happening on the streets, government updates, and more. (6/3/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Messaging - Breakout Summary (6/3/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Coalition Response to Sweeps - Breakout Summary (5/27/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Hype Center overview, evictions in McKinley area, breakout session on role of Coalition regarding sweeps, and all the usual updates. (5/27/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Talking about Substance Use - Breakout Summary (5/20/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Learn about Sea Mar's Healthcare of the Homeless program, and update on encampment mapping and inclement weather planning, breakouts on how we talk about the intersection of homelessness and substance use, updates from outreach, government updates and more. (5/20/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Personal Inspirations - Breakout Summary (5/13/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Learn about the Tacoma Rescue Mission outreach activities, next steps in the encampment mapping project, breakouts on where you find inspiration in your work to end homelessness, the usual updates and probably much more. (5/13/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Learn about the Medical Respite initiative, learn about outreach and hear a personal story from Orting, breakout sessions on what to do when we encounter medical needs on the street, all the usual updates, and more. (5/6/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Medical Needs in Encampments - Breakout Summary (5/6/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Shelter Recommendations for 34th and Pacific - Breakout summary (4/29/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Community spotlight on the Tiny Home Project, discuss what sort of shelter belongs at 34th and Pacific in Tacoma, all the usual updates and no doubt much more. (4/29/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Safe Parking ordinance information, learn about the Purdy Prison support services, hear about House of Mercy, check in on conversations around the Pierce County Jail, breakout sessions about incarceration and reentry, government updates, Ryan Mello discusses Safe Parking, delve further into homelessness in rural areas, and more. (4/22/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Resources for Exiting Criminal Legal System - Breakout Summary (4/22/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

This week on the streets, learn about Starts 4 Peace Music and Heart, an overview of the WA Cares program, an update from Home in Tacoma, discussion of homelessness in rural areas, all the usual updates and much more. (4/15/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Learn about the shelter program at Altheimer Memorial Church, preparation for meeting on exits from incarceration, new digital literacy tool in the Pierce County Library System, breakout to discuss how the Coalition could return to in person meeting, and all the usual updates. (4/8/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness


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