Homeless and Housing Program

5-Year Housing and Homelessness Strategic Plan

Lewis County Public Health & Social Services is requesting input prior to our adoption of a new 5 Year Housing and Homelessness Strategic Plan. This 5 year plan serves as a guide for projects that use state and local funds to serve individuals experiencing homelessness and support affordable housing opportunities in our community. Please read through this draft and provide any questions or comments in writing by May 18, 2019 to Meja Handlen. More information. Strategic Plan.

Mission Statement or Purpose:

Through partnerships, advocacy, and outreach, the Homeless/Housing Program strives to ...

Vision or Goals:

Public Health & Social Services contact:

Meja Handlen, Housing Coordinator
360 NW North St.
Chehalis, WA 98532
Phone: 360-740-1234
Fax: 360-740-1438

Contracted Housing Providers in Lewis County:

Shelter and Rental Assistance

Human Response Network http://thehumanresponsenetwork.org/
125 NW Chehalis Avenue Chehalis, WA 98532 (360) 748-6601 (800) 244-7414

  • Services for Domestic Violence Survivors
  • Emergency Shelter Services for Women and Children
  • Medical Advocacy
  • Rape Crisis Services
  • Protection Orders
  • Support Groups
  • Community Education and Outreach
  • Crime Victim’s Compensation

Housing Resource Center http://lewiscsp.org/
621 South Diamond Centralia, WA 98531 360-736-5140

  • Coordinated Entry
  • Emergency Shelter Services
  • Homeless Prevention
  • Housing and Essential Needs
  • Rapid Rehousing
  • Case Management
  • Community Education and Outreach

Housing Opportunities of Southwest Washington http://www.longviewha.org/
(360) 423-0140 Toll Free (866) 570-8840
“Serving the low income citizens of Longview and the unincorporated areas of Cowlitz, Lewis, Wahkiakum and Pacific Counties in Washington State.”

Homeless Prevention Services

  • Community Action Council of Lewis, Mason and Thurston Counties
    409 North Tower Avenue, Centralia, WA 98531 (360) 736-1800
  • Homeless Prevention
  • Weatherization

Salvation Army https://centralia.salvationarmy.org/centralias/overcome-poverty/
303 North Gold, Centralia WA 98531
(360) 736-4339

  • Homeless Prevention
  • Meal Assistance
  • Job Training
  • Food Bank
  • Hygiene Center

Permanent Supportive Housing

Reliable Enterprises http://reliableenterprises.org/housing-services/
Eligibility for permanent supportive housing is done in conjunction with Coordinated Entry Services through Housing Resource Center http://lewiscsp.org/

Food & Shelter Services