The ORGANIZATIONS

Catholic Community Services is committed to serving those individuals, children, families, and communities struggling with poverty and the effects of intolerance and racism, and to actively joining with others to work for justice. It will build and manage the new shelter.

New Bethlehem Project (a program of Catholic Community Services) recognizes Christ's call to serve the poor by being a driving force to meet the urgent, unmet need for a year-round day center for families who are experiencing homelessness on the Eastside. It was founded by a group of people at Holy Family Kirkland and St. Louise in Bellevue. It will offer services to families with children, on the first floor of the new shelter.

The Sophia Way helps end homelessness for adult women in King County by providing shelter, life skills training, social services and supportive permanent housing, offering a path from homelessness to stable, independent living. It will offer services to single adult women, on the second floor of the new shelter.

City of Kirkland Kirkland is a vibrant and welcoming place to live, work, and play and strives to be a model, sustainable city. One of the City Council’s goals is to support a regional coordinated system of human services designed to meet the basic needs of our community and remove barriers to opportunity. It has sited, purchased the land, and provided other support for the new shelter.