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Calling All Tenants & Landlords in City of Tacoma!

The City of Tacoma invites you to participate in a survey to help evaluate the Rental Housing Code.  Your experience and the impact the Rental Housing Code has had on your rental housing is important feedback. This is a great opportunity to ensure that the voices of tenants and landlords are heard and can make…

Pierce County lawmakers offer bills to address homeless crisis

The Tacoma News Tribune, January 22, 2020 https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/politics-government/article239503078.html?  

A Place for Homeless Families to Sleep Safely in Their Cars

A place for homeless families to sleep safely in their cars How a group of interfaith partners is making use of their idle parking lots by Caitlin Yoshiko Kandil January 9, 2020 | The Christian Century As safe car parks spread, those involved know it’s not a long-term fix and that they won’t eliminate homelessness.…

And the award goes to…

This past November, the Landlord Liaison Program was proud to present Peace Lutheran Church with our Property Partner Appreciation Award. This award is given to our partners who have demonstrated a sincere willingness to work with people who have barriers that would otherwise prevent them from finding housing. Peace Lutheran Church was one of the…

14th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Redeeming the Prophetic Vision

Martin Luther King, Jr., Redeeming the Prophetic Vision Sunday, January 19, 2020 2:30pm – 4:00pm Urban Grace Church Download flyer here. Sunday, January 19, 2020 will mark the 14th annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Redeeming the Prophetic Vision, an annual, all volunteer-organized, interfaith community event. It seeks to honor Dr. King’s radical call for peace…

Access Line to Coordinated Entry has Changed

As of December 2019, the contact number for our community’s Coordinated Entry System is changing.  Those experiencing homelessness will no longer call Associated Ministries’ intake phone line to access services (previously known as Access Point for Housing). Rather, households experiencing homelessness are now asked to dial 2-1-1 from any phone; this will connect them with…

Donations for Point-In-Time Count

Collection of items needed for the upcoming Pierce County Point-In-Time count is underway.  Donations are greatly appreciated.  Download flyer here.

Pierce County Clergy Unite to Address Homelessness

On Dec. 12 Pierce County faith leaders delivered an inspiring statement to our community by demonstrating united commitment to bring hope to our unhoused neighbors through a joint declaration that was presented at AM’s Community Quarterly Meeting. In the midst of the County’s homelessness crisis, the community is looking for answers. Faith leaders understand the…

Volunteers Needed at Tacoma’s First Tiny House Village

A new tiny house village for those experiencing homelessness is opening in Tacoma on December 19! The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI), manager of the project, is looking for volunteers to prepare the site with construction of the kitchen, painting, cleaning, grounds beautification, and preparing houses for occupancy. This village is opening in partnership with…

Joint Declaration to Address Homelessness to be Signed at next CQM

Join us every quarter to learn about, discuss and take action on the crisis of homelessness HEAR IMPORTANT UPDATES, LEARN ABOUT RESOURCES AND WORK TOGETHER TO HELP SOLVE HOMELESSNESS! This is a CALL TO ACTION for attendees representing every faith community, the faith leader and/or their appointed representative and people of goodwill who are interested…