Homeless Youth Prevention and Protection Programs Advisory Committee

Provides guidance and recommendations to the office of homeless youth prevention and protection programs regarding funding, policy, and practice gaps within and among state programs.
Board Websitehttps://www.commerce.wa.gov/serving-communities/homelessness/office-of-youth-homelessness/
Policy AreaHuman Services
Governor Appointments8
Total Board Positions12
Statutory AuthorityRCW 43.330.705
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?No
Term Length (years)3
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: The office of homeless youth prevention and protection programs shall regularly consult with an advisory committee, comprised of advocates, at least two legislators, at least two parent advocates, at least one representative from law enforcement, service providers, and other stakeholders knowledgeable in the provision of services to homeless youth and young adults, including the prevention of youth and young adult homelessness, the dependency system, and family reunification, for a total of twelve members.