Yakima County Homeless Coalition

The primary purpose of the Yakima County Homeless Coalition is to develop and review the Yakima County 5-Year Plan, which will be reviewed annually by the Board of County Commissioners, who is the local legislative authority and holds the ultimate responsibility for the homeless housing programs within Yakima County, as outlined in RCW 43.185C.

The Yakima Homeless Coalition operates under the guidance of the Yakima County Homeless Housing and Assistance Program Charter

Yakima County Homeless Coalition 2022 Executive Committee Members:

County Commissioner Representative: LaDon Linde
City of Yakima Representative: Matt Brown
For Profit Business Representative: Linda DiLembo
YVCOG Member Representative: Vacant [pending appointment by YVCOG]
Individual with Lived Experience of Homelessness: Vacant [pending appointment by Yakima County Board of County Commissioners]
Public Safety Representative: Joseph Brusic 
YHC Representative: Annette Rodriguez
YHC Representative: Charissa Zorza
YHC Representative: Dave Hanson 

Next meeting:

July 19th, 2022, 1:30-3:00 PM

The Yakima County Homeless Coalition meets in a hybrid model on the third Tuesday of every other month.

In Person Attendance; 

128 North 2nd Street Yakima WA 98901

 Conference Room 1(A) (basement).

 For any further directions or questions call (509)574-1365  or email us at humanservices@co.yakima.wa.us 

Virtual Attendance;

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Future Meetings 


September 20, 2022, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm

November 15, 2022, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm

January 17, 2023, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm

March 21, 2023, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm

May 16, 2023, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm


Five-Year Plan

One of the primary objectives of the Yakima County Homeless Coalition is the development and maintenance of the 5-Year Plan.

2019 Yakima County Five Year Plan

Annual update 2021

  1. 2022
  2. 2021
  3. 2020
  4. 2019

January General Membership

March General Membership

March Executive Committee

May General Membership

June Executive Committee


July General Membership


August Executive Committee


September General Membership


October Executive Committee


November General Membership


December Executive Committee