Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

The Coalition logoThe 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 Mission:
The Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness connects and mobilizes people to take action to end homelessness.

Contact the Coalition at info@pchomeless.org with questions, comments, concerns, or to schedule a presentation.

Hot weather is forecast to return this weekend, with temperatures in the upper 80s and low 90s possible on Saturday through Tuesday. With this forecast, the Coalition's Hot Weather Resources page has been turned on again, and it will be updated daily.

Coming Meetings and Events

(past meetings)
Safe Sites for All Committee
   Date: 8/8/2022 - 12:00 PM
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Coalition Governance Workgroup
   Date: 8/10/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location:

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Steering Committee
   Date: 8/10/2022 - 3:00 PM
   Location:

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   Program:
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.
Safe Sites for All Committee
   Date: 8/15/2022 - 12:00 PM
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   Program:
Coalition Governance Workgroup
   Date: 8/17/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location:

Join us on Zoom.

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Steering Committee
   Date: 8/17/2022 - 3:00 PM
   Location:

Join us on Zoom.

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Race and Equity Committee
   Date: 8/18/2022 - 3:00 PM
   Location: Join this meeting on Zoom.
   Program:
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.
Safe Sites for All Committee
   Date: 8/22/2022 - 12:00 PM
   Location:

Join us on Zoom.

   Program:
Coalition Governance Workgroup
   Date: 8/24/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location:

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Steering Committee
   Date: 8/24/2022 - 3:00 PM
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   Program:
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.
Safe Sites for All Committee
   Date: 8/29/2022 - 12:00 PM
   Location:

Join us on Zoom.

   Program:
Coalition Governance Workgroup
   Date: 8/31/2022 - 9:00 AM
   Location:

Join us on Zoom.

   Program:
Steering Committee
   Date: 8/31/2022 - 3:00 PM
   Location:

Join us on Zoom.

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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:

Advocacy - Breakout Summary (8/5/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

This week on the streets, discussion of a restart to the Coalition Housing Committee, breakout discussion on advocacy, a tour of the Coalition website, and all the usual updates. (8/5/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Learn about the Northwest Justice Project, take a tour of the Coalition's website, Breakout session on future speakers at meeting and what is needed on the Coalition website. Government updates, advocacy updates and more. (7/29/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Future Presentations - Breakout Summary (7/29/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

This week on the streets, learn about Home in Tacoma for All project, hear an overview of shelter and housing intervention costs, Breakout sessions about how to respond to sweeps, government updates, an advocacy update, and much more. (7/22/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Sweep Response - Breakout Summary (7/22/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Safe Parking - Breakout Summary (7/15/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Community Spotlight on Rebuilding Hope! Sexual Assault Center for Pierce County, Bill Kerlin will discuss safe parking and RV approach in King County, breakout groups on needs for people living in vehicles, and more. (7/15/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Learn about My Sister's Pantry, hear about resources for pregnant clients, get some background on the Coordinated Entry System, breakouts on what we want to learn from a qualitative assessment of the homeless system, and advocacy update on the Gault development, the usual updates and more. (7/8/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Qualitative Assessment Goals - Breakout Summary (7/8/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Hopes for the Coalition in the second half of 2022 - Breakout Summary (7/1/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Learn about the Medical Reserve Corps Street Outreach Clinic, debrief on Project Homeless Connect, discuss evictions, review of the Continuum of Care Meeting, Breakouts on goals for second half of 2022, the usual updates and more. (7/1/2022) - Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

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


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