Homelessness

Kitsap Point-In-Time homelessness count starts Jan. 22

Volunteers are still needed to assist countywide effort

 

Tiny homes for the homeless: Group to reveal plans

A series of meetings in four cities planned this month and in September.

 

Garrido to present plan on homelessness to Port Orchard City Council

PORT ORCHARD — A countywide plan to combat homelessness, Homes For All, will be presented by Kitsap County Commissioner Charlotte Garrido to the Port Orchard… Continue reading

 

South Kitsap volunteers come together to build humane housing for the homeless

By Bob Smith Kitsap News Group PORT ORCHARD — Tim Blair could be excused for his overflowing exuberance last weekend while presiding over the commotion… Continue reading

Supplies for homeless are depleted; First Lutheran asking for donations

First Lutheran Community Church is looking for donations of personal hygiene products and food kits that members are distributing to South Kitsap’s homeless population. These… Continue reading

Homeless students: 40,000 attending public schools in state

OLYMPIA — Nearly every student experiences struggles at school, but almost 40,000 students in Washington face even stiffer challenges when the school day ends. These… Continue reading

There’s help for homeless students in South Kitsap classrooms

By BOB SMITH Kitsap News Group South Kitsap School District’s burgeoning student population is made up of children and young adults who come from all… Continue reading

Homelessness committee members take action to create severe weather housing in Port Orchard

By BOB SMITH Kitsap News Group PORT ORCHARD — The winter rain has been relentless, especially earlier in the week when South Kitsap was saturated… Continue reading

Volunteers needed for 2017 Point-In-Time homelessness count

Kitsap County and the Kitsap Continuum of Care Coalition once again are teaming up to gather information about homelessness in the county. The agencies are… Continue reading

‘Point In Time’ county survey in January seeks volunteers

KITSAP COUNTY — Kitsap County’s Housing and Homelessness Program is seeking volunteers to assist with the annual Point In Time Count effort to gather countywide… Continue reading

Port Orchard, Helpline partnering to collect food for the holidays

PORT ORCHARD — The City of Port Orchard and its Homelessness Committee have agreed to form a partnership with the South Kitsap Helpline Food Bank… Continue reading

For some, Kitsap’s rental turmoil can bring on homelessness

Finding housing — and then being able to pay for it — has become a worrisome struggle for a growing number of Kitsap County households.… Continue reading

For some, Kitsap’s rental turmoil can bring on homelessness

Finding housing — and then being able to pay for it — has become a worrisome struggle for a growing number of Kitsap County households.… Continue reading

Searching for a place to live

For Tiffany Butler of Port Orchard, 2016 has been “annus horribilis.” In January, Butler and her husband Trey were forced to leave their basement residence… Continue reading