OLYMPIA – Certified Non-Profit organizations that provide certain services to assist homeless people are invited to apply for grant funding. Thurston County has made available $699,101 from the Washington State Department of Commerce funds to either prevent individuals and families from becoming homeless or to help those who are experiencing homelessness to be quickly re-housed and stabilized.
Applications for funding under the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program can be picked up at the Thurston County Health Department at 412 Lilly RD NE in Olympia or downloaded from the county web site at www.co.thurston.wa.us .
An Application Workshop is scheduled for Monday, November 9, 2009, 1 p.m. in Conference Room 107C at the Health Department. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP. Questions or RSVP requests may be directed to: Connie Rivera at (360) 867-2532 or by emailing email@example.com
Citizens with disabilities requiring special accommodation at the workshop should call LaBonita Bowmar at (360) 786-5440, or they can call (360) 754-4001 and ask for the ADA Coordinator. The county's TDD line is available at (360) 754-2933. Arrangements should be made five business days prior to the workshop.