Housing

For more housing options in the Tri-Cities, see the Housing Directory

Emergency Housing and Shelters:

Name Services: Locations/ Number: Hours: Requirements:
Tri-Cities Union Gospel Mission
  • Overnight shelter
  • Shelter for men
  • Shelter for women/children
Men’s:
112 N 2nd Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
509-547-2112

Women’s:
110 N. 2nd Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
509-547-2112

Men’s:
Check in daily 8AM-7PM

Women’s:
Check in daily 1:30-3:30 PM

Must provide ID, 3 day stay maximum for those without ID’s
Therapeutic Innovations and Recovery
  • Day shelter
  • Case management
  • Washer/Dryer
2625 W. Buneau Pl # D
Kennewick, WA
509-222-1030
M-F, 6:30AM-3:30PM, Sat 8:30AM-12:30PM) None
My Friend’s Place
  • Overnight shelter for teens
1111 N. Grant Place
Kennewick, WA
509-460-4994
Call to receive more information Overnight shelter for teens ages 13-19
Domestic Violence Services
  • 24 hour crisis shelter for victims of domestic violence
2211 W. Clearwater Ave, Suite C-140
Kennewick, WA 99336
509-582-1277
Shelter is available 24 hours a day, call to receive more information Involved in domestic violence and have an immediate threat of violence.

Coordinated Entry System:

Services: Location: Phone Number: Hours:
  • Entry to Tri-Cities housing programs
  • Pre-screenings done by phone
  • Emergency Shelter Vouchers
  • Eviction prevention
  • Rapid Rehousing
500 N. Morain
Kennewick, WA 99336
509-737-3946 M, Tue, Thurs, Fri 8am-5pm. Closed: 12-1pm daily and on Wednesdays
Criteria: How to Apply Documents: 
*Depends on program, for a list of what to bring to appointment seeRequired Documentation Call to do over the phone screenings. Eligibility will be determined and an appointment will be made. Coordinated Entry System Flyer.pdf

Coordinated Entry System Required Documentation.docx

Occupancy Standards and Fair Market Rents.docx

Veteran Housing Options:

Name: Services: Contact Information: Hours: Accessing Services:
Supportive Services for Veterans and Families
  • Eviction prevention
  • Rapid re-housing
  • Other Supportive services for qualified households that can include:
    • Financial planning
    • Transportation assistance
    • Childcare assistance
    • Housing counseling
    • referrals
Catholic Family and Child Service
2139 Van Giesen Street
Richland, WA 99354
509-943-2590
M-F 8am-5pm To be eligible, individual must be:

  • Low-income
  • Homeless or at immediate risk of becoming homeless
  • A discharged Veteran
Supportive Services for Veterans and Families (SSVF)
  • Eviction Prevention
  • Rapid Rehousing
  • Supportive services such as: childcare, transportation, case management, financial literacy
Blue Mountain Action Council
720 W Court Street, Suite 3
Contact: Jose Mendoza at 509-440-3229
M-F 9am-3pm
  • Homeless or in risk of homelessness Veteran
  • Low-income
  • Honorable discharge
HUD-VASH
  • Housing vouchers for homeless veterans
825 Jadwin Ave, Suite 250
Richland, WA
509-946-1020
M-F 8am-4:30pm Homeless individuals who served in the US military with an honorable discharge. For more information, see the HUD-VASH Program brochure
Transitional Housing for Veterans
  • Transitional housing for homeless Veterans
Columbia Basin Veterans Coalition
1600 North 20th Avenue, Suite A
Pasco, WA 99301
M-F 9am-3pm To qualify must be:

  • Honorably discharged
  • Clean and sober

Referrals are being done through Coordinated Entry System, for more information see Coordinated Entry System flyer and Required Documentation

Homes 4 Wounded Heroes
  • Mortgage free homes to Veterans injured during combat
2511 N. Loop 1604., Suite 201
San Antonio, TX 78258
210-615-8973 ·
www.militarywarriors.org
N/A Criteria:

  • Wounded veteran (purple heart given priority)
  • Gold Star Spouse
  • Wounds the result of combat or training during any American Conflict

To Apply:

  • Visit website to see current availabilities
  • Fill out and submit applications

Transitional Housing Programs:

Name: Services: Contact Information: Hours: Accessing Resource:
Elijah Family Homes
  • 3 year transitional housing
  • Case management
660 George Washington Way, Suite G
Richland, WA 99352
509-943-6610
elijahfamilyhomes.org/
Call to set up an intake appointment
  • Has specific Program Criteria
  • Applicant must agree to participate in monthly meeting and weekly recovery support meetings
  • To apply fill out application
Oxford Houses
  • Permanent housing for those in recovery
For a full list of locations, see the Oxford House Locations Apply at Main Site

Housing Financial Assistance:

Name: Services: Contact Information: Hours: Accessing Services:
Salvation Army Limited financial assistance for eviction prevention and utility shut off prevention- when funds are available 310 N 4th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
509-547-2138
Wednesdays: 9-11AM, call to make an appointment
  • Have an eviction notice
  • At or below 125% poverty income level with total household income 25% higher than rent.

Must have income coming into the household.

St. Vincent de Paul- Richland Limited financial assistance for eviction prevention and utility shut off prevention 1111 Stevens Dr
Richland, WA 99352
509-946-1325
M-F 8am-5pm Resident of Richland, West Richland, or Benton City. Must do a phone screening and in-person screening to determine need. $150/year limit
St. Vincent de Paul- Pasco Limited financial assistance for eviction prevention and utility shut off prevention 215 S 6th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
509-544-9315
Wednesdays 11am-4pm
  • Resident of Franklin County
  • Show demonstrated need

$150 – one time assistance

St. Vincent Center 1-time assistance in either: financial, furniture, or clothing 1401 W Kennewick Ave
Kennewick, WA 99336
509-586-1053
M-Sat 9am-6pm,
Sun 11am-5pm
Limited to 1-time assistance in clothing, furniture, food, or utility assistance.
Serves everyone in Benton and Franklin Counties
Bethel Church Benevolence fund for struggling families 600 Shockley Road
Richland, WA 99352
509-628-1247- call this automated message for additional information
5:30-6:30 – make sure to arrive early since only 12 interviews will be given per night For more information on accessing resource, see the Bethel Church Rental Assistance
Columbia Community Church Benevolence fund for struggling families 150 Gage Boulevard
Richland, WA 99352
509-627-2055
http://www.familyfaith.com/
Wednesdays 12-2, make sure to arrive by 12 Bring photo ID and recent financial statements
DSHS Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Cash assistance for very low-income families 1120 N. Edison St.
Kennewick, WA 99336
1-877-501-2233
M-F 8am-5pm For more information on accessing service, see the TANF document
Veterans Relief Fund Cash assistance for Veterans Benton/Franklin Department of Human Services
7102 W. Okanogan Place, Suite 201
Kennewick, WA 99336
509-783-5284
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday — 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed 12:00pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday — Closed
Proof of honorable discharge, proof of family size, proof of income coming in, proof of financial need.
Veteran Innovations Program (VIP) Tailored Financial Assistance for Struggling Veterans. For more information on the program, see the Veterans Innovations Program document. For more information contact WDVA at:
1-800-562-2308 or Emailwdvavip@dva.wa.gov
www.dva.wa.gov/Vet_Inn_Pro.html
Work source hours: M-F 8am-5pm
  • Fill out Application
  • Gather supporting documents
  • Return application and documents to Veterans representatives at local work source office.

Utility Assistance:

Name: Services: Contact Information: Hours: Accessing Services:
LIHEAP Energy Assistance Energy assistance Community Action Connections (CAC)
720 W. Court St, upstairs
Pasco, WA 99301
509-545-4042
M-F 8-11:30am, 1-4:30pm.
Registration opens November 1st of each year. On a first come first serve basis
Income requirements
Salvation Army utility bill assistance 310 North 4th
Pasco, WA 99301
509-547-2138
Wednesday 9-11am
*call to make an appointment
125% FPL, must have past due electrical bill
St. Vincent de Paul Limited assistance for families facing utility shut-off 215 S 6th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301 509-544-9315
Wednesdays: 11AM – 4PM Open to low-income residents of Franklin County
Bethel Church Benevolence Shut off prevention 600 Shockley Rd,
Richland WA 99352
509-628-1247
5:30-6:30 – show up early For more information on accessing services, see the Bethel Church Assistance.
Helping Hands Utility Disconnect prevention 720 W. Court St- upstairs
Pasco, WA 99301
509-545-4042
M-F 8-11:30am, 1-4:30pm For more information on accessing services, see the CAC Helping Hands document
Franklin PUD Low income utility assistance for seniors and disabled individuals 1411 W Clark St
PO Box 2407
Pasco, WA 99301
www.franklinpud.com
M-F 8am-5pm For more information, see the Requirements document. If qualified, Fill out Applications:

Benton PUD Low income utility assistance for seniors and disabled individuals Kennewick:
2721 W. 10th Avenue
PO Box 6270
Kennewick, WA 99336
509-582-2175
Prosser:
250 N. Gap Road
Prosser, WA 99350
509-786-1841
www.bentonpud.org
M-F 8:30am-5pm For more information, see the Requirements document. If qualified, fill out application:

City of Richland Low income utility assistance for seniors and disabled individuals 505 Swift Blvd
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 942-1104
M-F 8:30am-5pm To apply for services, fill out and return the Discount Application

Home Safety and Improvement:

Name: Services: Contact Information: Hours: Accessing Resource:
Volunteer Chore Services Home improvement projects for seniors and disabled adults Catholic Family and Child Service
2139 Van Giesen Street
Richland, WA 99354
509-946-4645
M-F 8am-5pm To qualify one must be:

  • Low income
  • 60+
  • 18+ with a disability
Community Action Committee Weatherization Program Weatherization for low-income families 720 W. Court Street
Pasco, WA 99301
509-545-4042
M-F 8-11:30am, and 1-4:30pm Program available to Low-income homeowners and renters regardless of heating source.
Home Instead Senior Care Office Free home safety checks for seniors 7401 West Hood PL. 208
Kennewick, WA 99336
509-591-0019
Call to make an appointment This free service is available for seniors who are interested in staying within their own home.
Single Family Homeowner Rehabilitation Program Loans to:

  • Improve the livability of homes
  • bring homes up to code
  • Increase energy efficiency
City of Richland
505 Swift Blvd
Richland, WA 99352
509-942-7580
M-F 8am-5pm
  • 20,00 maximum loan
  • Must be below 80% of median income

For more information and application packet, see the City of Richland Home Improvement Loan.