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Seattle /King County receives record $28 million in federal homeless assistance grants

Award includes $3.6 million in new money for permanent supportive housing and increased homeless housing and services renewal funds SEATTLE – A record $28 million in federal homeless assistance funds was awarded jointly to the City of Seattle and King County, including over $3.6 million to create new housing opportunities for over 200 people across […]

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HSD Announces $4 Million Available Funding to Support Seattle’s Seniors and Disabled Populations

Seattle, WA – Today, the City of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) announced two separate request for proposals, totaling $3,997,091available to nonprofit services providers that serve the region’s most vulnerable senior and disabled populations through its Community Living Connection – Aging & Disability Resource Network (CLC-ADRN) and Family Caregiver Support programs. Approximately $2,344,929 is available […]

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HSD Releases 2015 Funding Opportunities

Today, the City of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) released its 2015 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) which provides an overview of HSD’s impending funding opportunities for 2015.   These funding opportunities represent over $5.1 million in City investments to nonprofit services providers that serve Seattle’s most vulnerable populations. The competitive funding processes announced include, the […]

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HSD’s Financial Empowerment Center Selected to Provide Financial Coaching to Disabled

Today, the Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) announced its Financial Empowerment Center program has been selected as a demonstration site for Bridges to Financial Security by the National Disability Institute (NDI).  Bridges to Financial Security (“Bridges”) represents a large investment through the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to NDI and its subcontractors to provide financial […]

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Seattle Human Services Department announces $4.2 million investment in senior and anti-hunger programs

Seattle, WA – Today, the City of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) announced $4,267,406 in awards through two separate HSD programs to provide food and meal assistance and senior centers programs to support the most vulnerable seniors, families and individuals in Seattle. This funding is available through HSD’s general fund and will be available January […]

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City Leads Efforts to Identify Alternative Solutions for Unauthorized Encampments

Seattle, WA — Today, John Okamoto, Seattle Human Services Interim Director, announced several of the City’s key accomplishments in identifying viable alternatives for unauthorized encampment sites throughout the City including Brooklyn Avenue and NE Ravenna Boulevard. “The efforts to the address the immediate and basic needs of the individuals at various encampment sites, are consistent […]

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Lead for Office for Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention Announced

Today, John Okamoto, Interim Director of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) announced Lan Pham as the manager of the Office for Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention. This office was re-launched by Mayor Ed Murray upon taking office in January 2014 to manage the City’s $4.9 million annual investment to address domestic violence, sexual assault […]

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FY 2013 State Audit Report

On September 30th the Washington State Auditor’s Office issued its Report on Federal Single Audit for the City Of Seattle.  According to the audit, HSD does not have adequate internal controls to effectively monitor service providers for grant compliance.   The Department has submitted an action plan to take corrective measures to address the concerns raised […]

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2014 Senior Centers Request for Investment

The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is seeking investment applications to provide Senior Center services to older adults in the City of Seattle. Up to $1,141,692 in HSD General Fund dollars will be available through this Request for Investment (RFI) process, for the period of January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015. All […]

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2014 Food and Meal Request for Investment

The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is seeking investment applications to provide food and meals to low income individuals and families who experience food insecurity. Up to $3,125,714 in HSD General Fund dollars will be available through this Request for Investment (RFI) process, for the period of January 1, 2015 – December 31, […]

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