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Seattle, King County receive more than $22 million in federal homeless assistance grants

A joint release of the City of Seattle and King County            April 14, 2014   Seattle, King County receive more than $22 million in federal homeless assistance grants Renewal funding supports homeless housing and services countywide  KING COUNTY - Federal homeless assistance funds totaling more than $22.7 million have been awarded [More]

Low-income seniors: Apply now for farmers market produce checks

MEDIA ADVISORY April 16, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Michael Taylor-Judd (206-684-0266)  Low-income seniors: Apply now for farmers market produce checks Applications are now available for the popular Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, which provides low-income seniors with $40 “checks” that can be exchanged for fresh produce at farmers markets, roadside stands, [More]

Child Care Resources receives funding for child care outreach

The Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) today announced that Child Care Resources was awarded $148,500 for the Family Child Care Outreach Project. This project will provide outreach and training to 100 Seattle family child care providers who serve low-income children to help providers meet quality guidelines for HSD’s child care subsidy program. [More]

Agency helps seniors with estate planning

Seniors who have questions about estate planning including wills, powers of attorney and health care directives can receive guidance from the Senior Rights Assistance Program. Senior Rights Assistance is a program of Senior Services and is sponsored by the City of Seattle’s Mayor’s Office of Senior Citizens. For more information, see this [More]

HSD seeking Communications Manager

Passionate about communications and serving the community? Consider working for the Seattle Human Services Department as our Communications Manager. For more information about the position and the application process, click here. [More]

$200K to Mary’s Place for homeless families

Shelter and services for homeless families will begin in April at Mary's Place. The Seattle Human Services Department announced on February 28, 2014 the award of $200,000 to Mary’s Place for a basic shelter for homeless families in Seattle.  Mary’s Place was awarded the funding, which came from a City Council addition [More]

YouthCare awarded $250K for employment training

The Seattle Human Services Department announced on March 24, 2014 the award of $250,000 to YouthCare for its Youth Build education and employment training services. YouthCare was awarded the funding in a competitive “Letter of Intent” funding process. Youth Build will provide education and employment training services to low-income black/African American, Latino, [More]

Sr. Coffee Hour: Transportation options

Gaby Bell, Manager ADA Paratransit Evaluations, at Harborview Medical Center, will provide an overview of transportation options at the next Senior Coffee Hour, Thursday, March 20th, 10 a.m., at the Central Building, 810 3rd Ave. Note that the originally scheduled speaker, City Councilmember Bruce Harrell, had a last-minute conflict and was unable [More]

March newsletter is here!

Find out the latest news and information from the Seattle Human Services Department in the March edition of Life Lines newsletter. [More]

Get help with your finances at Financial Resource Day

Do you need help with managing your finances, preparing taxes, searching for a job or signing up for public benefits? Come to Financial Resource Day on Saturday, March 22, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S in Seattle. For details, see this news release. [More]