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Housing Solutions Center

The Housing Solutions Center (HSC) of Kitsap County offers individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless a one-stop location to access all forms of housing assistance including emergency shelters, rental & deposit assistance, as well as landlord referrals.    

All housing referrals will be subject to the availability of the desired resources in the community.


HSC Process:

  • Individuals and families are encouraged to visit the nearest Housing Solutions Center site.  The HSC has many convenient locations across Kitsap County, including centers in Bremerton, North Kitsap, Bainbridge Island, South Kitsap, and Coffee Oasis locations for teens and young adults ages 13-25.
  • All households will complete a brief intake application followed by a one on one appointment with a Navigator to review available housing options.  
  • Most people are able to be seen on a walk-in basis at the Bremerton site, however you may also call ahead to schedule an appointment. Scheduling an appointment is advised at all other locations.  Please view hours of operation below.



  • The Housing Solutions Center (HSC) offers services to Kitsap County residents who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.  The eligibility for specific programs such as emergency shelters and rental assistance will depend on the specific qualifications of each agency. Your Navigator will review your personal situation and connect you with the resources for which you are qualified.
  • HSC partners with many partner agencies to access those in need to the appropriate housing solution; including...
    • St. Vincent de Paul of Bremerton
    • West Sound Treatment Center
    • Catholic Community Services/Benedict House
    • Agape Unlimited
    • North Kitsap Fishline
    • Housing Kitsap
    • The Salvation Army
    • Kitsap Recorvery Center
    • Hope in Christ Ministries/Coffee Oasis
    • Kitsap Mental Health Services
    • YWCA/Alive
    • Kitsap Transit
    • Bremerton Housing Authority
    • Housing Resource Bainbridge
    • Kitsap Rescue Mission
    • Kitsap Public Health District - Kitsap Connect
    • Helpline House
    • Georgia House


Emergency After-Hours

If you experience a housing crisis after normal business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 4:30), please contact the Crisis Clinic at (360)479-3033. 



Hours of operation vary, please call the corresponding phone number listed below.


Kitsap Community Resources (Main HSC Center)

1201 Park Avenue

Bremerton, WA  98337

(360) 473-2035, 

Coffee Oasis           

Serving Ages 13-25

837 4th Street, Bremerton, WA 98337


Port Orchard

Kitsap Community Resources

3200 SE Rainshadow Ct.

Port Orchard, WA  98366


North Kitsap Fishline

787 Liberty Lane NW

Poulsbo, WA  98370


Bainbridge Island Helpline House

282 Knechtel Way NE

Bainbridge Island, WA  98110



All applications for KCR Housing Programs must be submitted through HSC.

Temporary Housing

Temporary Housing is available for families of one or two-parent households with dependent children under 18 years of age. This is a case-managed program where participants work on employment goals and the obtainment of permanent housing. 

Participants pay approximately 30% of their income towards rent and meet with their assigned case manager on a regular basis; including monthly scheduled home visits. 

• Meet applicable income guidelines
• Must be homeless, at serious risk of homelessness or living in  

   substandard housing

Participants are required to be drug free & must also pass a criminal

   background check

If the submitted preliminary application demonstrates eligibility has been

   met, a KCR case manager will contact the housing applicant


Safe Park

If you and your children are living in your car, there is a Safe Parking Lot available for overnight stays with access to showers and bathrooms.

Open to one or two-parent households with dependent children under

   age 18



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Contact Us:
1201 Park Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98337
360-792-8708 fax

Success Story:
Catherine was able to put her life back on track after working with the Housing case managers.
Related Links

Housing Solutions Center Brochure

Kitsap Continuum Of Care Coalition

Kitsap Community Resources 845 8th Street Bremerton, WA 98337 360.478.2301 360.415.2706 fax