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Providence Blanchet Association

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Causes: Homeless & Housing, Senior Citizens Housing & Retirement Communities, Seniors

Mission: As people of providence, we reveal god's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service. Housing for low income elderly and physically disabled persons in centralia, wa.

Programs: Provide subsidized housing with 20 apartments to low income elderly and physically disabled persons. During 2014, there were 7,545 tenant days. Overview providence blanchet house is a high-quality, supportive housing program founded by the sisters of providence and owned and managed by providence health & services. Designed and built especially for low-income, aging seniors, 20 private apartments in two adjacent buildings afford all the comforts of home. Each apartment includes full kitchen amenities with a dining area, a private bathroom with tub or walk-in shower, built-in storage and an open floor plan. Shared laundry facilities and welcoming community spaces are available to all residents. Located in centralia, washington, providence blanchet house is nestled among a variety of beautiful trees and meticulously kept grounds with views of the chehalis river. A lovely pond connects the house to another one and is the seasonal home of numerous water fowl. Public transportation provides easy access to local doctors' offices, banks, grocery stores, churches and entertainment. The community is a perfect choice for comfortable, secure and affordable housing for seniors. Providence places a high value in supporting individual residents and creating a vibrant community by providing raised garden beds, a shared computer lab with internet access, gathering spaces for resident groups, and a wide variety of scheduled activities including educational and recreational programming. A service coordinator can help residents identify and access local resources and services, and can advocate for residents who need assistance. Providence blanchet house receives an operating subsidy from the united states department of housing and urban development (hud). Hud requirements state that applicants for housing at providence blanchet house must be at least 62 years of age at the time of application and their annual income cannot exceed 50% of the area median income. Residents pay approximately 30% of their monthly income toward their rent and utilities. Providence blanchet house provides equal housing opportunities for all prospective tenants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, parental/family status, marital status, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, creed, political ideology, gender identity or membership in any other class of persons. Our core values - respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardshipprovidence cares - the people of providence are called to a mission of service. Our lifework is to provide excellent care for everyone, at all stages of life. This has been the providence mission since the sisters of providence arrived on the shores of the columbia river over 150 years ago, committed to the care and well-being of the poor and vulnerable frontier neighborhoods.

note: this entity did not have fundraising expenses as its operating expenses are covered by rents and hud grants.

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