Housing and Homelessness
Kitsap County Human Services Homeless Programs supports a crisis response system in which the experience of homelessness is rare, brief and one-time. Our funding comes from federal, state and local sources.
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Across the country, villages of tiny cabins are being constructed as part of strategies to develop transitional, emergency or temporary shelter for people experiencing homelessness. Kitsap County's Homes for All coalition has scheduled meetings for community members to learn more about how tiny cabin villages can fit into larger housing and homelessness plans. The meetings will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the following locations:
Wednesday, Aug. 15, Givens Community Center, 1026 Sidney Ave., Port Orchard
Wednesday, Aug. 29, Village Green Community Center, 26159 Dulay Road NE, Kingston
Tuesday, Sept. 11, Norm Dicks Center, 345 6th Street, Bremerton
Thursday, Sept. 27, Rolling Bay Presbyterian Church, 11042 Sunrise Drive NE, Bainbridge Island
See the flyer for the events here
Kitsap County Board of County Commissioners approved the 2018 Homeless Crisis Response Plan on May 23rd, 2018. The plan includes input from many elected officials, community members, social service providers, housing providers, and from people experiencing homelessness.The Housing and Homelessness Division will be working with the
Kitsap Housing and Homelessness Coalition and many community partners to implement this strategy plan over the next 3-5 years.
2018 Kitsap Homeless Crisis Response and Housing Plan
Housing First from Kitsap County on Vimeo.
If you are homeless...
The Housing Solutions Center (HSC) is a one stop resource center for anyone needing housing assistance. For more information, or if you are experiencing homelessness or a housing crisis, please contact the HSC.
List of available resources
Kirsten Jewell, Program Coordinator 360-337-7286 or
Cory Derenburger, Program Specialist 360-337-7287 or
Doug Washburn, Director Department of Human Services