Yakima County, WA Homeless Network Plan

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Yakima County, WA, US

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Type: Resolution

Status: Adopted on 1/25/05

Source File: http://www.mrsc.org/ords/Y331R66-2005.pdf



WHEREAS, an estimated 4,500 Yakima County residents are without safe, permanent housing; and

WHEREAS, the Homeless Network of Yakima County is a consortium of 37 providers and consumers focused on reducing homelessness in Yakima County by 2014; and

WHEREAS, the Homeless Network of Yakima County believes that a community commitment to carrying out these approaches and strategies will positively impact those who are already homeless as well as those at risk of becoming homeless and by doing so the quality of life can and will be enhanced for individuals, families, and Yakima County as a whole; and

WHEREAS, the Homeless Network of Yakima County Plan to Reduce Homelessness in Yakima County by 2014 promotes coordinating and linking resources to build a comprehensive system to end homelessness and prevent return to homelessness and moving homeless individuals and families beyond shelter to permanent housing and self-sufficiency;

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED by the Board of Yakima County Commissioners that they have read the aforementioned plan and find it to be sound and viable.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board endorses the plan and hereby authorizes the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners to sign.