Housing Authority of Thurston County
Phone: (360) 918-5810
Thurston County Housing Task Force
3rd Monday of each month at noon
The Olympia Library
Mission: It is the mission of the Thurston County Housing Task Force to preserve and create affordable housing, prevent homelessness, to restore homeless persons to stable living environments, to promote community awareness of homelessness issues and to promote programs that provide a healthy atmosphere to needy families, single women, single men and youth through creating community supported shelters and ensuring the provision of vital services.
Purpose: The Thurston County Housing Task Force was established in June of 1988. It is the purpose of this task force to:
- Promote community awareness of homelessness and broader housing issues
- Share information among housing and service providers
- Coordinate and combine local efforts in housing
- Prioritize local housing needs and responses
- Seek community resources to advance the creation of programs which use community supported services to provide a healthy atmosphere to persons at risk or experiencing homelessness.
SideWalk has partnered with local shelter providers to bring access to nearly half of the local shelter beds (for homeless adults) under one roof. Volunteer advocates walk side-by-side with clients to help them navigate the service system.
Consumer-run program for people with mental health issues.
Crisis Clinic Resource Network
Serving Thurston, Mason and Lewis Counties
Community Action Council of Lewis, Mason and Thurston Counties
“Our multi-purpose organization focuses on meeting the needs of low-income individuals and families through a variety of programs designed to help them become independent and more self-sufficient. “
“Housing Authority of Thurston County“: http://hatc.org
Rental assistance, emergency housing, transitional housing, permanent housing, home repair,
Community Youth Services
Shelter, outreach, drop-in center, transitional living program and referrals for homeless/runaway youth and their families.
The Family Support Center
“Provides emergency shelter and support for families when they are unable to access other shelters. Staff work with homeless families to access other community resources.”
Catholic Community Services Thurston County Family Center
2940 Limited Lane NW
Emergency services, counseling and mental health, elderly and disabled, childcare.