Yakima County Homeless Coalition

The primary purpose of the Yakima County Homeless Coalition is to develop and review the Yakima County 5-Year Plan, which will be reviewed annually by the Board of County Commissioners, who is the local legislative authority and holds the ultimate responsibility for the homeless housing programs within Yakima County, as outlined in RCW 43.185C.

The Yakima Homeless Coalition operates under the guidance of the Yakima County Homeless Housing and Assistance Program Charter.

Yakima County Homeless Coalition 2020 Executive Committee Members:

County Commissioner Representative: Ladon Linde
City of Yakima Representative: Soneya Lund 
For Profit Business Representative: Linda DiLembo
YVCOG Member Representative: Joan Souders 
Individual with Lived Experience of Homelessness: Alicia Bell
Public Safety Representative: Joseph Brusic 
YHC Representative: Annette Rodriguez
YHC Representative: Mike Johnson 
YHC Representative: Dave Hanson


Next meeting:

July 20th, 2021, 1:30-3:30 PM

The Yakima County Homeless Coalition meets on the third Tuesday of every other month.

Due to current COVID measures, meetings will be held online until further notice.

To access the meeting, please join us on Microsoft Teams, or call in at:
+1 206-485-3656
Conference ID: 339 232 82#

Five-Year Plan

One of the primary objectives of the Yakima County Homeless Coalition is the development and maintenance of the 5-Year Plan.

2019 Yakima County Five Year Plan

  1. 2021
  2. 2020
  3. 2019

January General Membership

February Executive Committee

March General Membership