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: Curtis, Kyle
City of Yakima Representative: Matt Brown
For Profit Business Representative: Linda DiLembo
YVCOG Member Representative: Kevin Wickenhagen
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 

Yakima County Homeless Coalition Executive Team Meetings: 

  • April 18th, 2023, 1:30 P.M-3:30 P.M
  • July 18th, 2023 , 2023, 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
  • Oct,17th, 2023, 1:30 PM-3:30 PM

Zoom Link is emailed to committee members monthly. 


Yakima County Homeless Coalition General Membership Meeting:

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

Next Meeting:  January 17, 2023, 1:30 pm-3:30 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) (in the basement)

Virtual Attendance:

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Meeting ID: 810 6597 2311 Passcode: 402410

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

Future General Membership Meetings 

March 21, 2023, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
May 16, 2023, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
July 18 , 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. 2023
  2. 2022
  3. 2021
  4. 2020
  5. 2019

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