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Keep Our Community Sheltered

Each donation allows us to continue our operations, serving homeless and low-income in Clallam County.

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Help Us Keep Our Community Sheltered!

Serenity House is the leading housing organization in Clallam County, working to resolve homelessness and housing insecurity for low-income families, seniors, individuals, and people with disabilities. Serenity House divides its work into five departments in order to give the most efficient services over the widest possible range to low-income families, homeless, and those in danger of become homeless.

Your donations have gone towards our operations across all departments. Here is a glimpse of what was done from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023.

Serenity House of Clallam County - Overall (7.1.22-6.30.23)
  • Served 2,521 households in Clallam County communities providing rents, move in costs, eviction prevention funds and shelter to our population.
  • Employ 70 staff members and furnish them with steady jobs, competitive salaries, paid time off, and health benefits.
  • Serve on the Homeless Task Force, Housing Solution Committee, the Continuum of Care for the state, and participate in state and local forums.
Housing & Coordinated Entry (all housing assistance services)
  • Served 1,825 households.
  • Placed 6 chronically homeless individuals into our permanent supportive apartments.
  • Paid over $6.89 million to 419 landlords on behalf of 1,755 households through the Eviction Rental Assistance Program 2.0.
  • Provided rents, essential services, hotels, and move in costs for 623 households.
  • Permanent Supportive Housing – Served 81 individuals in 3 apartment buildings and 10 units of transitional housing.
Shelter
  • 152 bed shelter capacity, as of February 2022
  • Provided 696 unique guests with 28,802 bed nights.
  • Our kitchen served 63,000 meals.
  • In November 2022, the Department of Health & Human Services, Olympic Peninsula Community Clinic and Serenity House implemented a 2-year pilot program for 4 beds of respite care, housed in the shelter. After one year of operations, the respite program has served 21 patients and expanded to 6 beds.
  • Two units of family shelter served 17 families, exiting them into housing.
Youth Department
  • Served 99 people between the ages of 18 to 24.
  • Working on a program with Clallam County Sheriff’s Department to support youth 18 to 24 coming out of the justice system.
Serenity Thrift Stores
  • Revenue from our Sequim-based thrift stores (Main Store, Showcase, and Appliance Center) continue to pay 11% of operations shortage for our programs.

If you would like to donate via check, donations can be mailed to:

Serenity House of Clallam County
PO Box 4047
Port Angeles, WA 98363