Tiny House Community Build

Peter's Place Fall & Winter 2020
Pat's Place Spring 2021

Upcoming events!

Film: Watch Community First, A Home for the Homeless, July 25 and August 2

Did you miss the movie “Community First, A Home for the Homeless”? If so, you can stream it between July 25 and August 2.  This important film shouldn’t be missed.  Learn how a group in Austin, Tx created a true HOME for the homeless.  The film is $10.00 and proceeds go to the Tiny House build and Community First.

 

Spring Build Open House! July 31, 2-5pm

Have you watched those cute little colorful houses being built at Evangelical Bible Church 2135 San Juan St. Port Townsend?  Now you can come inside and see them at the Open House July 31 from 2 to 5 PM. Learn more about the Community Build Project for the unsheltered.  The event opens at 2 with the Unexpected Brass Band along with other music during the day.  Meet the amazing volunteers who created these shelters and find out more details about this build, Pat’s Place, and the future.  We invite the community to come and be a part of this community build!

About the Tiny Houses

Twelve 8' x 12' wooden structures, called "wooden tents" were constructed between October and December to provide short term winter shelter for the initial tiny house village, names "Peter's Place". These structures were built to create a housing resource, and worked in collaboration with the City of Port Townsend, Jefferson County, and the Port so that this housing resource might be utilized through the housing crisis. The Evangelical Bible Church graciously offered land adjacent to the church as a construction and storage site for the initial building process until such an appropriate site was found. Landing at the Community United Methodist Church, the 12 units were placed and are  accompanied by a bathroom and shower unit as well as a community area for added storage and light cooking.

The 2nd village Community Build is taking place Spring and Summer of 2021. Initial building will take place at the Evangelical Bible Church until the secured village site is ready for tiny house village placement. 

Plans for these structures were provided by the Low Income Housing Institute (lihi.org) and provide insulation, an electric outlet, a light, a heater, and a bed.  Other cities that have such temporary, supportive villages have found that they are designed to be quickly erected and are relatively easy to relocate to another site.

Want more information on how you, your company, or group can volunteer for an upcoming build?

Contact Debbi Steele at deborahksteele@gmail.com or fill out the form below!

Want to help fund or furnish a Tiny House? Click Below!

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Shelter village arrives on Faith Way in Port Townsend
Peninsula Daily News

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Pictures from our Community Build efforts- October through December

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Pictures of Completed Tiny Houses