Homeless

Kitsap Rescue Mission reaches first fundraising goal

The group, which operates Kitsap’s only overnight homeless shelter, has raised $171,800

Severe weather shelters activated Monday night due to cold weather

Severe weather shelters activated Monday night due to cold weather

Guests have until 9 p.m. to check into any of the four shelters across Kitsap County

Severe weather shelters activated Monday night due to cold weather
Kitsap Rescue Mission reaches phase one goal of $130,000

Kitsap Rescue Mission reaches phase one goal of $130,000

If phase one is approved by the city, construction will begin for a complete sprinkler system

Kitsap Rescue Mission reaches phase one goal of $130,000
City Council passes temporary homeless encampment ordinance
City Council passes temporary homeless encampment ordinance
Severe Weather Shelters Activated Thursday and Friday

Severe Weather Shelters Activated Thursday and Friday

Heavy rainfall expected in Kitsap County in the next two days

Severe Weather Shelters Activated Thursday and Friday
Bremerton takes steps forward to permit temporary homeless encampments

Bremerton takes steps forward to permit temporary homeless encampments

Bremerton City Council will vote on the proposed code changes in December

Bremerton takes steps forward to permit temporary homeless encampments
Kitsap Rescue Mission to hold ‘Sleep Out’ for Homelessness Awareness Friday night

Kitsap Rescue Mission to hold ‘Sleep Out’ for Homelessness Awareness Friday night

Event will take place from Friday at 3:30 p.m. to Saturday morning at 6:30 a.m.

Kitsap Rescue Mission to hold ‘Sleep Out’ for Homelessness Awareness Friday night
City of Bremerton mulls zoning changes to allow homeless encampments

City of Bremerton mulls zoning changes to allow homeless encampments

Recent data indicates 58 percent of the county’s unsheltered population is in Bremerton

City of Bremerton mulls zoning changes to allow homeless encampments
Kitsap Rescue Mission launches crowdfunding campaign
Kitsap Rescue Mission launches crowdfunding campaign
County officials propose Navigation Center for the homeless

County officials propose Navigation Center for the homeless

Facility would provide a 24-hour homeless shelter in Kitsap County with supportive services

County officials propose Navigation Center for the homeless
Bremerton mayor proposes $120,000 in federal funding to aid Kitsap Rescue Mission

Bremerton mayor proposes $120,000 in federal funding to aid Kitsap Rescue Mission

The proposal comes after Kitsap Rescue Mission announced a temporary closure of its overnight shelter

Bremerton mayor proposes $120,000 in federal funding to aid Kitsap Rescue Mission
A monthly picnic is held for the Bremerton homeless population, thanks to the efforts of Kimmy Siebens and other volunteers.                                Photo courtesy Bremerton Bremerton Homeless Community Coalition Facebook page

Homeless picnic set for June 19

The picnic is 5 p.m. June 19 at Evergreen Park, 1500 Park Ave., Bremerton, by the 9/11 Memorial.

A monthly picnic is held for the Bremerton homeless population, thanks to the efforts of Kimmy Siebens and other volunteers.                                Photo courtesy Bremerton Bremerton Homeless Community Coalition Facebook page

Grant funds outreach program helping youths leaving jail

The Coffee Oasis has received an innovation grant for $78,000 from the Office of Homeless Youth.

Coffee Oasis’ back-to-school drive ends Aug. 22

PORT ORCHARD — “Though it’s still summer, school is on our minds.” The Coffee Oasis’ back-to-school drive is in full swing right now, but it… Continue reading

Poulsbo, Coffee Oasis team up to provide transitional housing for women

Poulsbo, Coffee Oasis team up to provide transitional housing for women

POULSBO — The Coffee Oasis and the City of Poulsbo are entering into an agreement that solves two problems in one. The Coffee Oasis, a… Continue reading

Poulsbo, Coffee Oasis team up to provide transitional housing for women
The Bridge-to-Bridge 5K, now in its 7th year, benefits Kitsap Rescue Mission.                                Photo courtesy Alyssa Meeter

Bridge-to-bridge 5K June 10 benefits Kitsap Rescue Mission

BREMERTON — Kitsap Rescue Mission, the only homeless shelter open overnight for men, women and children in Kitsap County, has opened registration for its annual… Continue reading

The Bridge-to-Bridge 5K, now in its 7th year, benefits Kitsap Rescue Mission.                                Photo courtesy Alyssa Meeter