Housing

Quality Behavioral Health Housing Program:

Quality Behavioral Health is the coordinated entry site for Asotin County. We utilize a diversion method for those who meet eligibility criteria.

What is coordinated entry?

Coordinated entry is a process developed to ensure that all people experiencing a housing crisis have fair and equal access and are quickly identified, assessed for, referred, and connected to housing and assistance based on their strengths and needs.

Regardless of whether or not we have funding for rental assistance, housing case managers meet with households, listen to their stories, utilize diversion if possible and direct them to appropriate resources. This can include ongoing rental assistance program(s), emergency shelter and/or referrals to other community resources/places that have funding based on the individual/households’ needs.

What is diversion?

Diversion is a fast paced, short-term case management program that can assist the individual/household(s) with solving problems and barriers by utilizing the existing strengths and resources of the individual/household(s). We can assist with limited flexible funding, based on eligibility, in order to assist the individual/household with obtaining permanent housing which can include relocation and other activities that support obtaining permanent housing.

Diversion IS NOT: rental assistance, move in costs, motel stays, utility payments.

The housing program at Quality Behavioral Health is entirely funded through grants. Grant funding can change and the guidelines on how we administer these funds can also change. We follow the guidelines laid out by our funders, primarily the Washington Department of Commerce.

  • Emergency Proclamation

    by the Governor Amending Proclamation 20-05

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  • Asotin Model

What should you do if you or someone you know in Asotin County are homeless, facing eviction, or have unstable housing?

Call or come to the agency and request a housing walk (call) in. These appointments are reserved on a first come, first serve basis.  Quality Behavioral Health is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 509-758-3341

Housing case managers will complete a diversion conversation with the individual/household(s) and will assist with linking the them to the most appropriate resources based on their needs. The goal is to utilize the lowest level of support needed to help the individual/household(s) problem solve and create their own goals and solutions.

The amount of funding available can change as people graduate from our programs or as new funding becomes available. People can utilize the diversion process more than once. Prior utilization of housing services does not disqualify people from further eligibility.

  • Asotin County Ending Homelessness Plan 2020

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  • Asotin Model

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