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Shelter Providers host key meeting

The first meeting of the Shelter Providers Network of Clallam County in the new year is set for 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 15, in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church’s downstairs fellowship hall, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. Sign-in begins at 8:45 a.m.

 

The meeting focuses on the 11th Annual Point In Time count of homeless people, to be conducted Jan. 23, and legislative issues related to Housing Advocacy Day in Olympia Jan. 28.

 

Service, housing and funding reports will be shared and the group will set the Shelter Providers calendar for 2014, including choosing dates for the spring Annual Forum and the fall Regional Forum.

 

At 10:30 a.m., the meeting will adjourn to a workshop for users of the Homeless Management Information System, focused on HMIS’s role in the Point In Time count.

 

Shelter Providers meetings are open to everyone who is interested in ending homelessness in Clallam County. For more information, call coordinator Martha Ireland at 452-4737 or e-mail to shelterprovidersnetwork@gmail.com.

 

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