Every person in Snohomish County lives in safe, stable, and affordable housing with access to necessary services and economic opportunity.
The Partnership to End Homelessness leads a collaborative, comprehensive and cohesive system of care that eliminates homelessness in Snohomish County.
The Partnership to End Homelessness is committed to these guiding principles:
Seamless access to services;
Respect & dignity for every person;
Culturally relevant approaches; and
Open & honest communication.
The purpose of the Partnership is to:
Promote community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness;
Utilize CoC funding for efforts by nonprofit providers and local governments to re-house homeless individuals and families rapidly while minimizing the trauma and dislocation cause to homeless individuals, families and communities as a consequence of homelessness;
Ensure strategic utilization of all available resources;
Establish community-wide systems’ approach with interagency coordination to alleviate poverty;
Transform mission, vision and values into strategy;
Promote access to and effective use of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families; and
Promote self-sufficiency among individuals and families by providing access to a wide range of culturally relevant housing and necessary services.
Key documents essential to the formation and functioning of the Partnership to End Homelessness include the following:
The Partnership to End Homelessness Board seeks representation from a broad spectrum of stakeholder groups. See the Open Recruitment announcement for information about current openings on the PEH Board and the application/nomination process.
PEH BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE:
PEH Board Meeting
March 13, 2017, 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Everett Public Schools Community Resource Center
Port Gardner Room B
Everett, WA 98201
For more information, send an e-mail inquiry to: Sam Scoville, OCHS Staff Member