Diversion services: provided by Catholic Charities and SNAP. Diversion provides case management services to quickly resolve or prevent homelessness. These services include: housing search, job search assistance and landlord/tenant mediation.
Homeless Families Coordinated Assessment (HFCA): this assessment is provided by Catholic Charities and determines eligibility for rapid rehousing, emergency shelter placement and transitional housing. The intention of this assessment is to place people in housing, although this is not guaranteed. Priority is given to families based on homeless status, income and level of need.
Housing for people with criminal records: we have multiple agencies on-site that are knowledgeable about the housing options available to people with criminal histories in Spokane. We can assist with the housing search and provide mediation with potential landlords.
Low Income Housing
We provide resources and information on low income housing. Representatives from the Spokane Housing Authority can assist you in applying for property-based waitlists and can check the status of or make changes to a case.
Responsible Renters: The goal of this program is to help participants address their barriers to getting and keeping permanent housing. At the end of the series participants receive a certificate showing their completion of the program. Please see the Workshops and Events calendar for upcoming classes and registration information.
First Time Home Buyers: Learn about the home-buying process. At the end participants will receive a certificate allowing them to participate in the WSHFC down payment assistance programs. Please see the Workshops and Events calendar for upcoming classes and registration information.