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Single Women Seeking Housing:

Miryam's House is a Transitional Housing Program for homeless women. Women eligible for housing are homeless. To be referred to the program, a woman must complete the Single Homeless Coordinated Assessment (SHCA). To complete the assessment, call SNAP at (509)456-7627.

The Coordinated Assessment is based on need and prioritizes women fleeing domestic violence, those exiting a substance abuse or psychiatric treatment program. The SHCA also refers her out to other programs. The assessment does not guarantee placement at Miryam’s House. There is a significant wait for housing. There is not a waiting list prioritization is based on need. 

Emergency Shelters in the area, that may be able to help before getting into other housing are Hope House at (509)455-2886 and UGM Women’s and children’s crisis shelter at (509)535-0486. If you are fleeing domestic violence, call the YWCA crisis line at (509)326-2255.

Women with Children Seeking Housing:

TLC is a Transitional Housing Program for homeless women with children. Women eligible for housing are homeless and have children with them or be reuniting with them soon. To be referred to the program, a woman must complete an assessment through the Homeless Families Coordinated Assessment (HFCA). To complete the assessment, call Catholic Charities at (509)325-5005.  We also work with domestic violence survivors through the YWCA, if you are fleeing domestic violence, call the YWCA Crisis Line at (509)326-2255.

The Coordinated Assessment is based on need and prioritizes women fleeing domestic violence, those exiting a substance abuse or psychiatric treatment program. Emergency Shelters in the area that may be able to help before you get into other housing are St. Margaret’s (509)358-4250 and UGM Women’s and children’s crisis shelter at (509)535-0486 if you needs housing before you're referred from the HFCA. Other housing programs that can help are NAOMI community living in the Spokane Valley at (509)926-6492, or Family Promise at (509)723-HOME or (509)747-5487.