Contractors & Partners - Housing
The Veterans’ Program works closely with nonprofit providers and King County agencies to place eligible veterans in emergency shelter and transitional housing.
King County Housing Stability Program
The King County Housing Stability Program contracts with multiple service providers in the community to provide housing services for veterans and others in need. This program works closely with the Veterans’ Program to prevent homelessness among veterans and their families. To learn more, please visit the King County Housing and Community Development Web site.
The Compass Center
The Compass Center serves homeless and low-income men and women over 18 years of age. This organization works closely with the King County Veterans’ Program to provide emergency shelter for work-ready veterans who are homeless or waiting to be admitted into treatment programs, or for veterans who need housing for only a short period of time. To learn more, please visit Compass Center Web site.
The Salvation Army William Booth Center
The William Booth Center provides housing and support services to homeless men in Seattle. A recent capital campaign allowed the shelter to add 30 beds, classroom space, improved work space for medical staff, and additional laundry and shower facilities. The Veterans’ Program works with this agency to provide emergency shelter for eligible clients. To learn more, please visit Salvation Army William Booth Center Web site.
Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program
Through contracts with the Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program (VVLP), clients have access to placements in two homes, located in Burien and Seattle. These homes provide living stability for chronically homeless veterans who are engaged in employment, education or training programs, or treatment that will foster a return to independent living.