Who We Are...

 

SideWalk is the Coordinated entry site for shelter and housing services for homeless, childless adults.  Our mission is to end homelessness through community engagement and coordination of resources.

 

 

Shelter Placement

 

SideWalk screens for a number of local shelters.  Below are two lists:  

Coordinated Entry shelters and Non-Coordinated Entry Shelters.

 

Coordinated Entry Shelters

 

SideWalk Provides screening for these shelters during normal business hours.  

Normal business hours are 10am-2pm,  Monday - Thursday.

 

  • The Drexel House Men’s Shelter

  • Interfaith Works Emergency Overnight Shelter for Women and Men

  • St. Mikes / Sacred Heart Men’s Winter Shelter (November - March)

 

Individuals are placed in shelters based on their vulnerability.  Come to SideWalk during normal business hours to take the Vulnerability Assessment or schedule an appointment to be assessed.

 

 

Non-Coordinated Entry Shelters

 

SideWalk does NOT screen for these Shelters.

 

  • Salvation Army Men and Women’s Transitional Shelter Program

    • Contact: (360) 352-8596

 

  • Salvation Army Cold Weather Shelter (November - April)

    • This shelter opens when the temperature drops below 38 degrees during or during inclement weather.

    • Opens at 9PM

 

  • Rosie's Place

    • CYS Shelter for young adults under the age of 24.

    • Contact: (360) 586-2777

 

  • Family Support Center - Pear Blossom House

    • Contact: (360) 628-7342

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 Rapid Rehousing

 

SideWalk utilizes Rapid Rehousing funds to offers small amount of short term rental assistance to get people housed, followed by housing stability advocacy and supportive case management.

To be eligible for Rapid Rehousing, Participants:

  1. Must be experiencing literal homelessness.

    • (sleeping outdoors, in a car or shelter)

      • People staying with friends and family are not eligible for Rapid Rehousing.  

  2. Must be Homeless, childless adults over the age of 21.

  3. Income -

    • Must be less than $1300 per month for one person, or combined income less than $1485 for two people (30% Area Median Income)

 

Veteran Assistance Program

Our Veteran Assistance Program supports veterans who are experiencing homelessness, regardless of discharge status. We educate and advocate for veterans in order to access the VA system to increase stability.

This infographic provides more detailed information about the state of homelessness among veterans in Thurston County.