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Supporting Students Experiencing Homelessness (SSEH)

The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges must select eight college districts with no less than four located outside of the Puget Sound region to participate in a pilot program to assist students experiencing homelessness and students who were in the foster care system when they graduated high school (program-eligible students).

The colleges chosen to participate in the pilot program must provide certain accommodations to students that may include, but are not limited to:

  • access to laundry facilities;
  • access to storage, locker room and shower facilities;
  • reduced-price meals or meal plans, and access to food banks
  • access to technology
  • access to short-term housing or housing assistance, especially during seasonal breaks
  • case management services

Colleges may also establish plans to develop surplus property for affordable housing.

Colleges participating in the pilot program must provide information to students on existing community resources for individuals experiencing homelessness, including nonprofit organizations, the local housing authority, and the Department of Commerce's Office of Homeless Youth.

Contact

Katelynn Orellana
Interim SSEH Program Administrator
korellana@sbctc.edu
360-704-1027

Jennifer Dellinger
Policy Associate, Student Services
jdellinger@sbctc.edu
360-704-4339


2022-2023

Important Dates

Milestones Key Dates
Applications available in OGMS Thursday, April 21, 2022
Applications due in OGMS Thursday, May 26, 2022
Applicants notified of approval status Mid-Late June 2022
Allocations begin July 1, 2022
Quarterly Reports Due

September 30, 3022
January 31, 2023
April 30, 2023
July 31, 2023

Year-end Reports due

July 31, 2023

Summative Findings Report

October 1, 2023

Program Resources and Guidelines

Application Questions and Answers

A Q&A process was being held for this funding, as the application was competitive. Please submit all questions to Katelynn Orellana. This document can be found below. 

2021-2023

Important Dates

Milestones Key Dates
Applications available in OGMS Thursday, April 21, 2021
Applications due in OGMS Thursday, May 6, 2021
Applicants notified of approval status Mid-June 2021
Allocations begin July 1, 2021
Quarterly Reports Due

October 30, 3021
January 31, 2022
April 30, 2022
July 31, 2022
October 30, 3022
January 31, 2023
April 30, 2023
July 31, 2023

Year-end Reports due

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2023

Summative Findings Report

October 1, 2023

Program Resources and Guidelines

Application Questions and Answers

A Q&A process was being held for this funding, as the application was competitive. Please submit all questions to Katelynn Orellana. This document can be found below. 

2021-23 SSEH Technical Assistance Webinar

A webinar providing information for organizations wishing to apply for this funding occurred on April 8, 2021.

2019-2021

Important Dates

Milestones Key Dates
Applications available in OGMS Friday, September 13, 2019
Q&A closes Thursday, October 10, 2019
Applications due in OGMS Thursday, October 17, 2019
Applicants notified of approval status Mid-November 2019
Allocations begin December 1, 2019
Expenditure Reports due

July 15, 2020
July 15, 2021

Formative Reports due

July 31, 2020
November 15, 2020
July 31, 2021
November 15, 2021

Summative Findings Report

October 1, 2021

Application Questions and Answers

A Q&A process was being held for this funding, as the application was competitive. Please submit all questions to Katelynn Orellana. This document can be found below.

2019-21 SSEH Technical Assistance Webinar

A webinar providing information for organizations wishing to apply for this funding occurred on September 25, 2019. All information presented in the webinar can be found in the notes of the PowerPoint linked below.

Program Resources and Guidelines

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Last Modified: 5/18/22, 1:17 PM

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