Shelter Providers group to meet for discussion on homeless

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — The Shelter Providers Network of Clallam County will discuss the upcoming annual count of homeless people when it meets at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15.

The group will meet in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church’s downstairs fellowship hall, 301 Lopez Ave.

Registration begins at 8:45 a.m.

The meeting will focus on the 11th annual Point in Time count of homeless people, to be conducted Jan. 23, and legislative issues related to Housing Advocacy Day in Olympia on Jan. 28.

Reports presented

Service, housing and funding reports will be presented, and the group will set the Shelter Providers calendar for this year, including choosing dates for the spring annual forum and the fall regional forum.

At 10:30 a.m., the meeting will adjourn to a workshop for users of the Homeless Management Information System, focused on HMIS’s role in the Point in Time count.

Shelter Providers meetings are open to everyone who is interested in ending homelessness in Clallam County.

Jefferson count, too

An annual homeless count also is planned in Jefferson County and other counties statewide Jan. 23.

For more information about Shelter Providers, contact coordinator Martha Ireland at 360-452-4737 or email

Last modified: January 02. 2014 6:02PM
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