Spokane’s 24-hour crisis line at Spokane Mental Health
Greater Valley Support Network (GVSN)
Opportunity Presbyterian Church
Pines and Main, Room A1
Spokane Valley, WA
9:30 am on the 2nd Thursday of each month
A collaborative effort of individuals and organizations, including churches, schools and nonprofits which discuss the challenges of homelessness and hunger in the Greater Spokane Valley. Through education, advocacy, mutual support and sharing resources, they strive to help the community respond to homeless families and neighbors in need of basics.
For more information:
Aileen Luppert, Spokane County Librarian, (509) 893-8416
HEART (Homeless Education and Resource Team)
is a program in place in various Spokane school districts, which is
designed to address and support the educational needs of students who
find themselves in temporary or transitional housing during the school
Spokane ValleyHomeless Outreach Center
Homeless Education and Resource Team (HEART)
Spokane Valley & Spokane
Central Valley, East Valley and West Valley School Districts
Spokane Public Schools (city of Spokane)
520 W Walnut
(509) 455-6275http://www.smhca.org/homeless_outreach.aspxSchool Districts in Spokane County
Each school district has a homeless liaison.
Contact your child's School Counselor. Spokane Homeless CoalitionRepresentatives meet from Spokane's homeless agencies, including meal sites, ministries and churches which serve those in need throughout the county.
Monthly Meeting: 1st Thursday of every month, 9:00-10:30 a.m.
The Gathering House
733 W. Garland Ave.
Spokane Housing Authority (SHA)
55 W. Mission Avenue
Spokane, WA 99201
Contact for Rental Assistance
Provides affordable housing units and administers rental assistance programs in the region.
TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
Federal program (formerly Welfare) provides cash assistance.
Designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency.
80,000 people in Washington receive TANF, including 55,000 children (2015)
(202) 401-9275 (Help for Families)http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/programs/tanfThe Voiceless Choir
Support Spokane’s Homeless Choir, a/k/a The Voiceless Choir
(for single adults and homeless)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1wn3-MpX10Transitions
3128 N. Hemlock
Spokane, WA 99205
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
strong continuum of programs all designed and operated based on local
needs that provide unique services for homeless and low-income women and
their children. The emphasis of all services is to work to end poverty
and homelessness for women and children in Spokane.
Transitions operates: Women's Hearth, Miryam's House, Transitional Living Center, New Leaf Bakery Cafe' and New Leaf Cafe. http://www.help4women.org/Veterans Homeless Program
705 W. Second
Spokane, WA 99201
(509) 462-2500Washington Parent Help 123