The Washington State Advisory Council on Homelessness (SACH) and the Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH) meet quarterly to collaborate and inform state policy to end homelessness.
SACH is a governor-appointed advisory council. It was created by Executive Order in 1994 and revised in 2015. Applications for appointments to boards or commissions can be found here.
ICH members are state agency representatives appointed by agency directors. ICH was created in 2006 in statute RCW 43.185C.180.
Meetings and Agendas
2018 Meeting Schedule:
Jan. 18, 2018
April 19, 2018
July 19, 2018
Oct. 18, 2018
Meetings are generally held in SeaTac, WA from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the third Thursday of each quarter. Contact Commerce staff for more information.
State Advisory Council on Homelessness
If you or someone you know needs assistance, you can find help using this list of Washington State Homeless Adult & Family Coordinated Entry Sites (PDF) or 211 Washington Information Network (web).
Consolidated Homeless Grant
Annual Point in Time Count
Continuum of Care
Emergency Solutions Grant
Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA)
Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS
HUD Section 811 Rental Assistance
Homeless Student Stability Program (HSSP)
Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
Homeless System Performance
Office of Homeless Youth
Commerce does not provide services directly to people who are at risk for or experiencing homelessness. Please refer to the resource links above if you need help.