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News Release
Commission to hear about housing and supportive services initiatives - 09/08/21

Vancouver, Wash. – The Commission on Aging will hear about the intersection of older adults, housing, and homelessness. The meeting will include guest experts and a discussion about what our community can do better to address the rise in homelessness for older adults living in Clark County. The discussion will involve learning about multiple housing and supportive services initiatives in the region.

The discussion will take place during the Commission on Aging’s monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15. Meetings are currently in an online format.

Meeting guests include:

  • Andy Silver, Director of Supportive Services, Vancouver Housing Authority 
  • Tim Zaricznyj, Executive Director of Providence Supportive Housing
  • Jonathan Kumar, CEO, Samaritan

For information on how to join and participate in a commission online meeting, please visit

The Commission on Aging, supported by the Clark County Council, is a nine-member volunteer group that implements the Aging Readiness Plan and provides leadership addressing needs of aging community members. For more about the commission, please visit

Commission meetings are carried on CVTV Channel 23/323 and online at To see replay times, go to

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