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Homeless Solutions Advisory Council

Learn more about and get involved in Washington County's effort to make homelessness rare, brief and non-recurring in our community by joining the Homeless Solutions Advisory Council.

Learn more about Washington County's effort to make homelessness rare, brief and non-recurring in our community by attending a Homeless Solutions Advisory Council (Solutions Council) meeting. Meetings occur on the third Thursday of every month from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

The Solutions Council (formerly the Homeless Plan Advisory Committee and Continuum of Care (CoC) Board) is appointed by the Washington County Board of County Commissioners to provide oversight and feedback on the work of the Homeless Services Division. Solutions Council members engage with and promote Washington County’s homelessness response plans, while encouraging collaborative partnerships across a wide array of service systems.

The Solutions Council also serves as the as the CoC Board and provides oversight of budgeting and program investments for all funding for homeless services including the voter approved Supportive Housing Services, the Governor’s Executive Order initiative on homelessness, and other state, federal and local resources.

The Solutions Council conducts their role with a goal of supporting Washington County and the Department of Housing Services, Homeless Services Division to ensure homelessness is rare, brief, and non-recurring.

Solutions Council Meeting Materials

2024 Meetings

January 26, 2024 - Orientation

Meeting Agenda (PDF 309.54 KB)

February 15, 2024

Meeting Agenda (PDF 180.66 KB)

March 21, 2024

Meeting Agenda (PDF 280.11 KB)

Meeting Video

April 18, 2024

Meeting Agenda (PDF 138.86 KB)

Meeting Video

May 16, 2024

Meeting Agenda (PDF 225.61 KB)
ESG Memo May 16 (PDF 376.81 KB)

Meeting Video

June 20, 2024

TBD

July 18, 2024

TBD

August [TBD] 2024

TBD

September 19, 2024

TBD

October 17, 2024

TBD

November 21, 2024

TBD

December 19, 2024

TBD

2025 Meetings

TBD

Solutions Council Technical Subcommittees

Performance Evaluation

The Performance Evaluation Technical Subcommittee of the Homeless Solutions Advisory Council reviews annual system performance reports and makes recommendations for overall system improvements that county staff will apply to funding decisions.

2024 Meetings

March 11, 2024

March Meeting Agenda (PDF 152.56 KB)

Meeting Video

April 8, 2024

Meeting Video

May 8, 2024

Meeting Agenda (PDF 160.23 KB)
PE HIC 2024.04.25 (PDF 930.8 KB)

Meeting Video

June 12, 2024

TBD

July 10, 2024

TBD

August TBD

TBD

September 

TBD

October

TBD

November

TBD

December

TBD

Lived Experience  

The Lived Experience Advisory Committee of the Homeless Solutions Advisory Council is comprised of persons who have experienced homelessness in our community and who are interested in providing feedback relating to all aspects of Washington County’s Homeless Services programming as well as its strategic and annual work plans.

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