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In Clark County, coronavirus pandemic shows that ‘housing is health care’

May 24, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

In a way, it’s still winter — at least when it comes to the seasonal shelter system. Some wintertime shelter facilities in Clark County remain open due to COVID-19. The… Read story

Living Hope giving shelter at Vancouver’s first sanctioned homeless camp

May 7, 2020, 6:00am Churches & Religion

A new temporary camp next to Living Hope Church intended to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus is also Vancouver’s first sanctioned homeless camp. Read story

Safe-park program at Vancouver Mall shuts down

May 5, 2020, 5:50pm Clark County News

An encampment at the Vancouver Mall parking lot designed for people living out of their vehicles is shutting down, effective today. Read story

Vancouver Mall parking lot clears 40-space camp for homeless

April 1, 2020, 5:49pm Clark County News

A portion of the Vancouver Mall parking lot has been set up as a zone for people living in their cars, in an effort to encourage shelter-in-place protocols during the coronavirus pandemic even among those without homes. Read story

Navigation Center in Vancouver providing some services

March 27, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

The Navigation Center, which usually provides people without homes some basic services during the day, remains closed during the COVID-19 crisis. However, some services are operating out of the parking lot, although at a limited capacity during scaled-back hours. Read story

Vancouver Navigation Center alerts homeless it will close indefinitely due to virus

March 18, 2020, 7:16pm Clark County News

The Navigation Center is closing indefinitely Thursday, leaving many in Vancouver’s homeless population wondering where they can turn to access crucial daily services. Read story

Clark County limits RV parking on public roads

March 11, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Clark County has adopted a series of parking restrictions aimed at reducing the number of recreational vehicles used as living spaces on public roads. Read story

Groups partner to offer pet care at Open House Ministries in Vancouver

February 27, 2020, 4:51pm Clark County News

Cats and dogs without homes received free veterinary care Thursday during a pet wellness clinic at Open House Ministries. The faith-based homeless shelter provider partnered with WellHaven Pet Health and the Humane Society for Southwest Washington to offer the service. Read story

East Clark County takes community approach to homelessness

February 25, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

CAMAS — “Everybody has to be somewhere,” Laura Ellsworth told the crowd gathered Wednesday at St. Thomas Aquinas in Camas. Read story

State budget proposals look to increase spending on homelessness

February 24, 2020, 2:21pm Latest News

OLYMPIA — At the start of the 60-day legislative session last month, lawmakers in both parties said homelessness needed to be a focus in the supplemental budget. Read story