County officials propose Navigation Center for the homeless

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


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


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.


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 — 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

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

Housing crisis in Kitsap County forcing hard choices

The slippery slope of Kitsap County housing: When the marketplace dominoes fall, some people are left on the outside, looking in. An unprecedented housing sales… Continue reading