Housing Services

Second Chance Center (SCC)

Community Action Connections

Address:
720 W. Court St, (downstairs)
Pasco, Washington 99301

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Phone: (509) 545-4042

SCC is a day center for families with children, who are homeless, doubled up, or in imminent danger of becoming homeless. Offering a second chance, for families in crisis, to build a strong foundation and brighter future. (Eligibility Required)

  • Free Services Include:
  • laundry facilities, soap, showers, hygiene supplies and towels
  • food and kitchen facility, food boxes and nutritional snacks
  • computer lab, job search, resume writing, housing search and homework
  • family rest area
  • children's play area and nap room
  • housing stability plan, family and individual assessment plan
  • life skills
  • financial literacy

Community Action Connections

HOME BASE CONNECTIONS CENTER

Supportive Housing Department

Address:
720 W Court St, Upstairs
Pasco,

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM & 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Phone: (509) 545-4042
(509) 786-3379 - Prosser

Home Base

Community Action Connections

Pasco - 720 W Court St, Upstairs - (509) 545-4042 (8-11:30 AM & 1-4:00 PM)

Prosser - 424 6th St, #2 - (509) 786-3379  Fax # (509) 786-3359

Prosser Hours: Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri. (9:00 AM -12:00 PM & 1-4:00 PM)

CAC has a variety of funding sources for housing assistance each with its own set of eligibility criteria.

All programs at a minimum require documentation that the household lacks both of the following.

  • Sufficient financial resources and
  • Support networks to obtain/retain housing

Services are not guaranteed and subject to funding availability.

Services may include:

Prevention/At Risk of Homelessness: Assistance for those individuals/families who are at-risk of becoming homeless. (At-Imminent Risk or At-Risk of Literal Homelessness) Service for households who have received a notice to vacate their current housing due to non-payment of rent. Must have a documented crisis and be able to have the ability to sustain housing. Accept referrals from HRC only.

Rapid Re-Housing: Assistance provided for households who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate shelter/cover at night. (Literally Homeless) Must be able to sustain the housing. Accept referrals from HRC only.

Permanent Supportive Housing: Assistance for single men or women who are chronically homeless, who have a disabling diagnoses, living on the street or in the mission. Must meet eligibility guidelines. Eligibility conducted through CAC or referral from the HRC.

Regionally Assisted Collaborative Housing (REACH)

Criteria / Eligibility: Have a diagnosis of HIV or AIDS.

Referal Process: Clients are referred into the progra, throught their Medical Care Provider, usually local Public Health Facilities.

Description: The REACH program provides short and long term rental assistance (TBRA), short term utility assistance. (STRUMU), Permanent Housing Placement (PHP) and Supportive Services (SS).

The program serves a six County Region.

Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA); Program is targeted to very low-income households with children who lack funding for housing sustainability and could benefit from a longer term subsidy. Eligibility conducted through CAC or referral from the HRC.

Ending Family Homelessness(EFH)-TANF: Assisting Homeless TANF elegible famiies to obtain stable housing, entering into progressive engagement and reaching their fullest potential for self-sufficiency will be the main priorities of the program. The faimily will be provided training in the art of conducting a successful housing search, working to secure housing at scattered site.Accept referrals from HRC only.

Housing and Essential Needs - HEN: The HEN is to establish and/or maintain stable and affordable housing for those clients receiving Medical Care Services (MCS). Funding allows the client to receive rent and utility assistance for the duration of eligibility as determined by the DSHS BVS print-out. A client may receive essential needs, and eligibility is based upon receiving medical assistance through DSHS, as verified by BVS and is based on need. Essential Needs will be goods only, no cash or vouchers will be provided. Accept referrals from DSHS, or walk-in with Medical Care Services(MCS) documentation.

Additional programs available are:

  • Basic Food Program Assistance in applying for Food Stamps
  • Diapers(Courtesy of Tri City Diaper Bank) Up to 1 pack per child per month (63-100 diapers)
  • Emergency Food (Subject to available funds)
  • Emergency Medical Prescriptions (Once per year subject to available funds)
  • Energy Assistance
  • Hat, gloves, scarves, blankets (Courtesy of Project Warm-Up)
  • Information and Referral to Services
  • Landlord Liaison Services
  • Personal Hygiene Kits for CAC clients
  • Transportation for CAC clients (bus token as needed)
  • Welcome Home Kits for CAC clients
  • Winter Coats (Courtesy Burlington Coat)

Housing Funding Sources are: US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Benton and Franklin Counties, WA State Department of Commerce, WA Family Fund, WA State Department of Social and Health Services.

 

ANSIL

( A New Start In Life) House

Kennewick, Washington 99336

Phone: (509) 430-1987 - Janet Pierce

Permanent residence for adults who are or have been chronically homeless. Residents share a SRO bedroom in a 5 bedroom house. Currently rent is $200.00 per month for a shared bedroom. Applicants can be referred by HRC, or may contact Janet Pierce for a rental application.

( A New Start In Life) Service Center

Address:
2625 W Bruneau Pl, Unit D
Kennewick, Washington 99336

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday / 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Provides showers and laundry services to homeless, or very low income clients. Showers and laundry services are provided on a first come, first served basis, no documentation is needed.

ANSIL

(A New Start In Life) Hall

Address:
2625 W. Bruneau Pl, Unit B
Kennewick, Washington 99336

Phone: (509) 430-1987 - Janet Pierce

Residence for individuals ages 18-24 who are low income (50% or lower of poverty level). Priority given to those with limited or no family support and those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Applicants can be referred by HRC, or may contact Janet Pierce for a rental application.

Benton & Franklin Dept. of Human Services (BFDHS)

Housing Resource Center (HRC)

Emergency Housing (EH) Assistance

Address:
7102 W. Okanogan Place, Suite 201
Kennewick, Washington

Hours: M-F / 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Phone: (509) 737-3946

Walk-in Appointments Only on Mon, Tue, and Thurs

from 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

*Please call for pre-screening and for list of required documents

Housing Resource Center(HRC)

Eligibility and Assessment: Simplified access to housing services by coordinating applications, providing services when funding is available and referring to other homeless housings providers for additional/longer services.

Emergency Housing (EH) Assistance

Help for individuals/families that are at risk of becoming homeless. This is a service which stabilizes the household to prevent them from homelessness and ending up in the shelter or on the streets.

Transitional Living Program

Referal Process: Clients are referred into the program through Commity Mental Health providers. Packets are available through BFDHS.

Eligibility determination requires at a minimum documentation that the household lacks both of the following:

  • Sufficient financial resources and
  • Support networks to obtain/retain housing

Services are not guaranteed and subject to funding availability.

Blue Mountain Action Council

Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program

Address:
720 W Court Street Downstairs
Pasco, Washington 99301

Phone: (509) 412-5204

Supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing. Providing Veteran families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA, as well as short term, limited, financial assistance for rent, deposits.

City of Kennewick

Address:
210 W 6th Ave
Kennewick,

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - Noon & 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Phone: (509) 585-4432 - CDBG Coordinator

Programs include: Housing Rehabilitation & Emergency Repair for low-income homeowners. 0% loans to qualified homeowners living in Kennewick. First Time Home Buyer Down Payment Assistance Program provides matching funds up to $5,000 for down payment and closing costs.

City of Pasco

Address:
525 N 3rd
Pasco,

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Phone: (509) 545-3442- CDBG Coordinator

Programs include: Housing Rehabilitation & Emergency Repair Program for low-income homeowners with 0% loans to qualified homeowners living in Pasco.

City of Richland

Address:
505 Swift Blvd
Richland,

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Phone: (509) 942-7390 - CDBG Coordinator

Programs include: Housing Rehabilitation & Emergency Repair for low-income homeowners. 0% loans to qualified homeowners living in Richland. The First Time Home Buyer Down Payment Assistance Program provides matching funds up to $5,000 for down payment and closing costs.

Community Action Connections Home Base Center

Bateman Program

Supportive Housing Department

Address:
720 W Court St, Upstairs
Pasco,

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM & 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Phone: (509) 545-4042

Must be homeless with substance abuse/disabled diagnoses, clean and sober for a minimum of 90 days. Clean and sober apartment living for single men and women. Homelessness means must come from street or mission.

Landlord Tenant Rights

Address:
720 W Court St, Upstairs
Pasco,

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM & 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Phone: (509) 545-4042

Printed materials available at the office on issues of renter's rights and problems with landlords.

Domestic Violence Services of Benton and Franklin Counties

Address:
3311 W. Clearwater
Suite C140
Kennewick, Washington

Phone: (509) 735-1295
(509) 582-9841 TTY
(509) 582-9841 (24-hr crisis line)
(509) 582-9841 Shelter
1-800-648-1277 (24-hr toll free)

Provides emergency housing and short-term assistance for victims of domestic violence.

Elijah Family Homes

Address:
P.O. Box 3027
Richland, Washington 99354

Phone: (509) 943-6610

E-mail: elijahfamilyhomes@clearwire.net

A non-profit, faith-based organization. Provides rental assistance and supportive services for clean and sober housing to a limited number of Tri-City families living in poverty that cannot qualify for traditional housing funds.

Habitat for Humanity

Tri-County Partners

Address:
313 Welsian Way
Richland,

Hours: M-F | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Phone: (509) 943-5555

Housing organization that works in partnership with low-income people to build and own decent affordable houses. Must apply to become a partner family.

Housing

Elijah House - (Kennewick, Pasco, Richland)

Address:
215 Jadwin St

Richland,

Phone: (509) 572-6149 — Dan Ard
(509) 531-3838 - Mark Bench

Clean & sober living for single men in a Christian environment.

Owens House

Pasco, Washington 99301

Phone: (509) 572-6149 - Dan Ard

Owens House

533 S. Owens St, Pasco

(509) 572-6149 - Dan Ard

Clean and sober living for single men in a Christian enviroment.

Jubilee Ministrys

Address:
1429 Stacy Avenue
Prosser, Washington

Hours: Tue & Thurs only | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Phone: (509) 786-3033

Website: www.prosserjubilee.org

1st month and eviction prevention.

Available for Prosser residents only.

Kennewick Housing Authority

Address:
1915 West 4th Place
Kennewick,

Hours: M-Thurs | 9:00 AM - Noon & 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM Closed Fridays

Phone: (509) 586-8576
(509) 586-4460 TTY

Provides rental assistance and housing services for low-income families, including elderly, disabled and handicapped households.

Mission

Mission Men's Shelter

Tri-City Union Gospel Mission

Address:
112 N 2nd
Pasco,

Phone: (509) 547-2112

A non-profit Christian organization committed to caring for the hungry, hurting and homeless. Temporary shelter for homeless men. The shelter can provide 3 meals a day.

Mission Women & Children Shelter

Tri-City Union Gospel Mission

Address:
110 N 2nd
Pasco,

Phone: (509) 547-2112

A non-profit Christian organization committed to caring for the hungry, hurting and homeless. Temporary shelter for homeless women and their children. The shelter can provide 3 meals a day.

Oxford Houses of WA

Address:
5426 N. Rd 68 Suite D-102
Pasco, Washington 99301

Phone: (509) 727-9166 or (509) 430-1155

Oxford Houses of WA. Chapters 8 & 22

Oxford House is a self-run and supported recovery house program for individuals recovering from alcoholism and drug addiction.  Oxford Houses assure an alcohol & drug-free living environment.  You must apply directly at one of the Houses.

Oxford Houses of WA

You must apply directly at one of the houses listed.

Morain House - Women          3613 W 19th Ave, Kennewick       (509) 491-3825

Edison Oxford House - Men      505 S Buchanan, Kennewick        (509) 396-2555

Heavens Park Oxford House - Women          506 S Volland St, Kennewick

                                                  (509) 396-0482    (509) 783-6791 Hotline

Keewaydin Oxford House - Men        2113 S Fruitland, Kennewick   (509) 582-8295

Kennewick Oxford House - Men        7106 W Umatilla, Kennewick   (509) 783-6091

Metaline Oxford House - Women, Single or with Children

                                             3107 W Metaline Pl, Kennewick    (509) 735-2619

Olympic View Oxford House - Men    1320 W 14th Ave, Kennewick  (509) 396-3480

Park Hills Oxford House - Women   1105 W 17th Pl, Kennewick     (509) 619-0535

Tri-Cities Oxford House - Men       1629 S Palouse Pl, Kennewick   (509) 396-9625

Vista Oxford House - Men              7120 W Umatilla, Kennewick   (509) 735-3139

 

Pasco & Franklin County Housing Authority

Address:
2505 W Lewis
Pasco,

Hours: M-F | 9:00 AM - 5:45 PM

Phone: (509) 547-3581

Programs help provide affordable housing for elderly, low-income, disabled and families with dependent children.

Salvation Army

Address:
310 North 4th
Pasco,

Hours: Call for appointment: Wednesdays only from 9:00 AM -11:00 AM

Phone: (509) 547-2138

Rental assistance and utility bill assistance.

Sea Mar

Sea Mar's La Posada

Address:
627 W Lewis St
Pasco, Washington

Hours: M-Sat | 8 AM - 7 PM

Phone: (509) 546-0865

La Posada East and La Posada West is seasonal farm worker housing.  Only people working in agriculture in the area are elibible for this housing.

Shalom Ecumenical Center / SEC Affordable Housing

Shalom Ecumenical Center / SEC-Affordable Housing

Washington

Phone: 1-800-572-9181 ext 4908
509-627-6167

Tri-Cities Terrace West & East - 1770 & 1790 Leslie Road, Richland

Tri-Cities Terrace South - 454 Gage Blvd, Richland

Edison Terrace West - 520 North Edison Street, Kennewick

For housing applications contact: Goodale and Barbieri Company at 1-800-572-9181 ext 4908 or (509) 627-6167.

Serves low-income elderly & disabled people by providing affordable housing and related services in the Tri-Cities area.

Shelter plus Care

Benton & Franklin Dept. of Human Services (BFDHS)

Address:
7102 W. Okanogan Place
Suite 201
Kennewick, Washington

Phone: (509) 783-5284

Shelter plus Care is a permanent housing program offered through the Benton & Franklin Department of Human Services (BFDHS).

Criteria/Eligibility:  Homeless person with serious mental illness.

Referral Process:  Clients are referred into the program by Community Mental Health Providers or Medical Providers.  Packets are available through BFDHS.

Description:  The program provides assistance for hard-to-serve homeless persons with disabilities in connection with supportive services funded from sources outside the program.

Tri-Cities Residential Services

Address:
741 S. Dayton Street
Suite A
Kennewick,

Phone: (509) 783-3331 (24 Hours)

Teaches essential life skills & provides support to individuals with disabilities,  maximizing their ability to function independently.

Veterans Opportunity Center

Veterans Resource Center

Address:
1600 North 20th Avenue, Suite A
P.O. Box 2606
Pasco, Washington 99301

Hours: M-F / 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Phone: (509) 545-6558
(888) 545-6558

Group Home for Veterans.  Providing Mentoring, Counseling Chaplaincy, Recreation, skill training & case management. Requires: DD214 honorable, HUD homeless and income criteria. Veteran must be clean & sober for at least 30 days. Call for additional information to apply.