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Plan to End Homelessness
The Tacoma/Lakewood/Pierce County Continuum of Care developed and implements the Plan to End Homelessness. The plan contains the goals and priorities of the Continuum to make homelessness rare, brief and non-recurring in Pierce County.

Click here to learn more about the Plan to End Homelessness

Homeless Charrette, June 21-22, 2016
Pierce County sponsored a two-day community conversation to address chronic and unsheltered homelessness in Pierce County. 

To learn more about the Charrette, click: 
Intro Presentation (June 21,2016)
Feedback Presentation (June 24, 2016)
Charrette Final Report (August 31, 2016)

Pierce County Community Connections Homeless Programs Operating Policies and Procedures

HMIS Documents
Client ROI and Informed Consent Instructions
Client ROI and Informed Consent
HMIS Participating Agencies


Memos of Clarification
Pierce County Community Connections staff periodically issues memos to clarify policies or procedures. Click on the links below to learn more.

New Testing of the 50/50 Strategy for Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) Openings in Access Point for Housing (AP4H) (November 9, 2015)
Tacoma Housing Authority Rapid Re-Housing Eligibility Requirements (July 28, 2015)

Homeless Crises Response System
Our Approach to Addressing Homelessness
Coordinated Entry & Prioritization: Making Progress on Homelessness Together