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Seattle Human Services Department Updates Indirect Cost Policy

Today the Human Services Department updated the department policy regarding indirect costs. Indirect costs refers to the indirect rate for subcontractors. This policy places a fifteen percent (15%) cap on reimbursement for agency indirect costs. The 15% indirect total is calculated by first dividing the contract total dollars by 1.15, which results in the direct total.  […]

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City, State to begin implementing next steps for I-5 and East Duwamish Greenbelt

SEATTLE (May 17, 2016) – Mayor Ed Murray and Governor Jay Inslee are initiating next steps to improve public safety and public health in the area under I-5 and in the East Duwamish Greenbelt along the freeway in South Seattle. “Seattle and the State of Washington will work together to address decades-old safety and public […]

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Human Services Department Announces Medicaid Case Management Awards

The Human Services Department is pleased to announce that as a result of the Medicaid Case Management RFQ Neighborhood House and Lifelong have been deemed elgibile to perform the required case management work. The goal of this investment is to address an anticipated service gap for clients residing in East King County and to increase capacity throughout the […]

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City of Seattle brings Utility Discount to 10,000 more households

SEATTLE (May 4, 2016) – Today Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) Director Andrew Lofton announced proposed changes to the Utility Discount Program (UDP) to auto-enroll more than 10,000 low-income Seattle Housing Authority households. Today’s announcement puts the City on track to surpass the Mayor’s goal to double program enrollment two years […]

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HSD Announces $842k in Funding for Youth Development and Educational Support

The Human Services Department announced today that it will make $842,000 available to fund youth development and educational support programming for youth who may otherwise be unsupervised. The Human Services Department is seeking applications from agencies interested in providing youth development and/or educational support for youth of color, McKinney Vento homeless students, immigrant/refugee youth, and […]

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Low-Income Seniors Can Now Apply for Farmers Market Produce Checks

Applications are available today for the annual Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program—an effort providing low-income seniors with $40 to be exchanged for fresh produce at farmers markets, roadside stands, and community supported agriculture programs throughout King County. Eligible King County residents are age 60 or older (age 55 or older if American Indian/Alaska Native) with […]

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City opens applications for Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program

Mayor’s Youth Employment Initiative aims to fill 4000 positions SEATTLE (April 4, 2016) –Today, the Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) opened the 2016 application process for the 10th annual Summer Youth Employment Program. The Summer Youth Employment Program is a part of the Mayor’s Youth Employment Initiative—a citywide effort to address high youth unemployment (currently 13 percent), […]

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Denise Louie Education Center Awarded $2 Million to Develop Sand Point Child Care Center

This week the City of Seattle Human Services Department provided $2 Million in funding to the Denise Louie Education Center (DLEC). The funding will allow DLEC to develop a child care center located in the Sand Point neighborhood. This project will be undertaken in conjunction with an affordable housing development to be spearheaded by Mercy […]

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Seattle Announces $628k to Fund Youth Mental Health Services

Today, the City of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) announced $628,000 in available funding to finance mental health counseling and treatment for Seattle youth. This funding is available through a Request for Proposal (RFP). The purpose of this funding is to increase mental health counseling and treatment to Seattle youth with mental health disorders, behavioral […]

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Seattle Announces $2 million in Available Funding for Community Health Care Facilities

Today, the City of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) announced $2,000,000 in available funding to finance capital improvements for community health care facilities. This funding is available through a Request for Proposal (RFP). This funding is intended to both improve and expand community health care facilities to meet the unprecedented demand of 84,000 newly insured […]

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