The Emergency Motel Voucher Program (EMVP)

The Emergency Motel Voucher Program (EMVP) is available in Snohomish and Skagit counties and provides short-term assistance to individuals and families in an effort to reduce the number of households who return to emergency shelters. Vouchers are good for up to seven days and can be renewed to provide up to 14 days of emergency housing in instances where individuals might be returned to the street to provide more time for placement. Compass Health’s standing relationships with local motels allow the organization to quickly house an individual or family. The EMVP allows Compass Health to work collaboratively with not only our own clients, but with other non-profit providers in the community who are facing the same challenges for their own clients. We are extremely grateful to our private funders for their generous support of the successful Emergency Motel Voucher Program.
Compass Health
3322 Broadway, Everett, WA 98201
(425) 349-6844
Application/Intake required:

Eligibility for the motel voucher program is determined through an application process. An applicant may only apply once in any given year for assistance.


In order to qualify for the EMVP each individual/family is required to meet the criteria of being homeless, having an income at or below 80% of area median income (AMI) and unable to obtain a safe and stable place to live.


Please note that Emergency Motel Vouchers are ONLY AVAILABLE AS FUNDING ALLOWS.

Other Information:

Clients may access the EMVP through their Compass Health clinician, through clinicians at other agencies in the area, or by leaving a message on the EMVP line at 425-349-6844.