First Tiny Home

The Statesman-Examiner

published February 3, 2017

by Katie Dunn

"The Hope Street Project is a long-term project to help house the homeless in the Tri-county area...

Dr. Bacon said one of the first important steps to ending homelessness is getting a roof over people’s heads so they can begin rebuilding their lives.

Studies show that by providing shelter early," read full article.

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Hope St. Makes Moves

Huckleberry Press

published October 10, 2016

by Daisy Pongrakthai

"Dr. Barry Bacon is a physician serving Northeast Washington at the Colville Community Health Center. Recently Dr. Bacon has spearheaded The Hope Street Project, a vital endeavor with a mission of giving long-term supported housing to the less fortunate and chronically homeless. Since the Project’s start-up last November, a number of transformations have been happening, from uniting community to giving hope to families who need a home. Dr. Bacon shares more…"

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Hope Street

The Inlander

published April 13, 2017

by Samantha Wohlfeil

A group of neighbors in rural northeast Washington has an ambitious plan: house the homeless.


As others in the region huddled around their TVs to watch the Zags tip off in the NCAA championship game, more than a dozen Hope Street volunteers met in the waiting room of a Colville health clinic after business hours to talk about homelessness.

Among their ranks: church leaders, a doctor, trained mental health volunteers, and untrained volunteers who have helped house the needy or been there themselves.

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Hope St. Shares Goals

The Independent of Chewelah

Colville City Council supports Hope St.’ Project's homeless cause, approves Dr. Bacon's Plan to End Homelessness.

published March 28, 2017

by Jamie Henneman

 "At a recent meeting in mid-March, the Colville City Council voted to support a new comprehensive plan to end homelessness in Colville that has been developed by the Hope Street Project. The plan, drafted by the new community group, seeks to create better connections between services that already exist for homeless people in Colville, as well as forwarding new ideas to make home ownership more attainable." Read full article...

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