New single point of entry to housing services in Pierce County, starting Monday, Jan. 31

By on January 28, 2011. Posted in .

Centralized intake for housing and shelter services starts Monday, Jan. 31

Need help? Call (253) 682-3401Pierce County, together with Associated Ministries, is implementing a new centralized intake and referral system for families or individuals at risk of, or experiencing homelessness effective Jan. 31, 2011. It’s called Access Point 4 Housing, and will offer a single, trusted access point to which people can be referred for assessment, case management, emergency shelter or transitional housing.

All households in need of homelessness prevention services, rapid rehousing, housing or shelter services, will be processed through this centralized intake and matched with the local organization best suited to the household’s needs. Plus, Access Point 4 Housing will also offer homelessness prevention services, such as rent, utility and other assistance.

Learn more about this exciting new system in Pierce County – a single point of entry for those we serve, simplifying access to services in a time of crisis.

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