Posted on Jun 21, 2017
The HOST program offers support to goal-driven homeless students ages 16-21 by encouraging community-based housing and education advocacy. Students live with volunteer HOST families or in supportive transitional housing.  Participants are mentored by our Program Coordinator, located at CHOICE High School. Participants receive financial assistance, life skills development, and educational support to see them into independent adulthood.  Students can receive transition services for 6 to 12 months after graduating high school or GED
 
 
 
 
 
HOST Program Coordinator

Kim Rinehardt
Phone: 360 426 7664 x 17012
email: masoncountyhost@gmail.com
 
There are many Homeless young adults in Mason County who want to earn their diplomas, GEDs or technical certifications but the day-to-day crisis of homelessness is getting in the way.

 

The HOST program offers support to goal-driven homeless students ages 16-21 by encouraging community-based housing and education advocacy. Students live with volunteer HOST families or in supportive transitional housing.  Participants are mentored by our Program Coordinator, located at CHOICE High School. Participants receive financial assistance, life skills development, and educational support to see them into independent adulthood.  Students can receive transition services for 6 to 12 months after graduating high school or GED
 

         HOST Families are needed: 
  • To provide temporary housing for students. 
  • Donations of school supplies, hygiene supplies, shoes, socks and underwear and backpacks are always welcome.
  • Willing families receive support with paying bills and mentor training and support.
      


 
       Business Mentors are needed:
  • Students are required to spend 10 hours learning about the world of work and work ethic
  • Locations are needed where students can spend 2 to 10 hours learning from business mentors