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  • Community Outreach Association Shelter Team (COAST)

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    • About

      The Community Outreach Association Shelter Team: A Strong Hand is a Helping Hand  


      The Community Outreach Association Shelter Team is an outreach program that provides services which support disadvantaged single adults throughout the local area. Adults are the least able to find adequate shelter in the winter months, so our purpose is to bring the community around to support people with a warm place to stay, a hot dinner and breakfast, and a sack lunch to go. More importantly, we treat each individual with respect and kindness and offer additional personal and social services through partnering with Olympic Community Action Programs. Karen Riel understands the importance of lending a hand to community members, and those who cannot fend for themselves. It is for this reason that she serves as a founding director and treasurer of the Community Outreach Association Shelter Team in Port Hadlock, Washington. In her capacity, Ms. Riel works with a volu