An Opening Day Ceremony was held on March 11, 2021
The Puyallup Tribe of Indians partnered with the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) for the project called: ʔay’gʷasilali (pronouncedIgwasilali), a Whulshootseed word meaning “place of transformation”
There are 30 tiny homes on Puyallup trust land - sheltering up to 35 Tribal members, 18 years and older, including: individuals, couples, veterans, seniors, students, and people with pets
Each tiny house is 8 feet by 12 feet, is insulated, and has heat, electricity, and a locking door.
Amenities include: community kitchen, cultural activities, hygiene facilities and laundry facilities located in a separate communal building
Case management is provided by Low Income Housing Institute on-site staff 24 hours a day
The Puyallup Tribe of Indians Village is a transitional housing option.
Inquire about the referral process of Tribal Members experiencing homelessness. Contact the Puyallup Tribe Wrap Around Program by calling 253-382-6219 or 253-310-1855 or by emailing WrapAroundProgram@puyalluptribe-nsn.gov
Shannel Janzen, Wrap Around Services Program Manager
Type of VillageTINY-ONLY VILLAGE
AmenitiesCommunity Building, Community Kitchen, Laundry, Showers
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Number of Lots