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 2022 Executive Committee Members:

County Commissioner Representative: LaDon Linde
City of Yakima Representative: Matt Brown
For Profit Business Representative: Linda DiLembo
YVCOG Member Representative: Kevin Wickenhagen
Individual with Lived Experience of Homelessness: Vacant [pending appointment by Yakima County Board of County Commissioners]
Public Safety Representative: Joseph Brusic 
YHC Representative: Annette Rodriguez
YHC Representative: Charissa Zorza
YHC Representative: Dave Hanson 

Next meeting:

September 20th, 2022, 1:30-3:00 PM

The Yakima County Homeless Coalition meets in a hybrid model on the third Tuesday of every other month.

In-Person Attendance

128 North 2nd Street Yakima, WA, 98901
Conference Room 1(A) (in the basement)

Virtual Attendance

To access the meeting, please
Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 899 5767 2986
Passcode: 662882
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 For any further directions or questions call (509)574-1365  or email us at humanservices@co.yakima.wa.us

Future Meetings 

November 15, 2022, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
January 17, 2023, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
March 21, 2023, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
May 16, 2023, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm

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

Annual update 2021

  1. 2022
  2. 2021
  3. 2020
  4. 2019

January General Membership

March General Membership

March Executive Committee

May General Membership

June Executive Committee

July General Membership

August Executive Committee

September General Membership

October Executive Committee

November General Membership

December Executive Committee