Archive for 'Asset Building'
United Way of King County has announced its annual Free Tax Preparation service. From now through early April, any household making $51,000 or less can have its taxes prepared for free. Hundreds of IRS-trained and certified United Way volunteers help people file their tax returns. The service is easy, gets clients’ refunds [More]
Posted: January 2nd, 2013 under Asset Building, Human Interests, Seniors.
Tags: IRS, tax preparation, tax returns
Is Medicare Open Enrollment an impenetrable mystery to you? Come hear Andrew Tartella (Center for Medicare and Medicaid) explain the process in plain English at HSD/Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens’ Senior Coffee Hour, Thursday, October 18th, 10 to 11 a.m., Central Building, 810 3rd Ave., 4th floor. [More]
Posted: October 12th, 2012 under Asset Building, Human Interests, Seniors.
Tags: health insurance, Medicare, open enrollment
Come for FREE financial advice from local experts at Financial Planning Day, Saturday, October 13th, 10am to 2pm, at Garfield Community Center. For details, please see this event flier. [More]
Posted: October 9th, 2012 under Asset Building, Human Interests.
Tags: financial advice, financial planning, financial planning day
The YWCA is sponsoring free 10-week classes of English and Spanish-language financial education classes for victims of domestic violence from September 5th through November 7th 2012 in a confidential location in South King County. Both classes will be every Wednesday afternoon from 12:00-3:00 p.m. For more information, please call 206-250-9956 or see this flier in English, [More]
Posted: August 29th, 2012 under Asset Building, Domestic Violence, Human Interests.
Tags: domestic violence victims, DV, financial education
After more than 10 years as a social services counselor, Diane found herself in an almost unimaginable role reversal. With her 3-year-old son and teenage daughter, Diane moved to a family emergency shelter – one of the same shelters to which she referred her clients. How is the recession affecting the lives [More]
Posted: December 21st, 2011 under Asset Building, Family Support, Human Interests.
Tags: Communities Count, recession
The City of Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative has published its first progress report to the community. The report is a comprehensive document covering the Initiative’s first two years of implementation. Included in the report is a description of the multiple strategies employed to prevent and reduce youth violence, stories of young people [More]
Posted: November 23rd, 2011 under Asset Building, Human Interests, Youth.
Tags: SYVPI, youth violence prevention initiative
With the release of new data showing poverty on the rise in Seattle and throughout the nation, government services are needed more than ever to help children, families and individuals from falling even deeper into poverty. This is the view of Desmond Brown in his recent article in New American Media. [More]
Posted: October 6th, 2011 under Asset Building, Human Interests.
Tags: poverty, safety net, U.S. Census
Join award-winning anti-poverty scholar, teacher and organizer, Dr. Donna Beegle, Ed.D. for her presentation "From Isolation to Access: Communication that Expands Our Community’s Capacity to Care." Dr. Beegle will speak on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the downtown Seattle Public Library. For details, please visit this Web site. [More]
Posted: September 28th, 2011 under Asset Building, Human Interests.
United Way of King County is currently offering free tax preparation assistance at 18 locations throughout King County. Taxes are prepared by IRS-certified volunteers and e-filed for quick refunds. Tax sites can also prepare tax returns for up to three prior years, and help clients apply for Individual Taxpayer ID Numbers. Services are [More]
Posted: March 2nd, 2011 under Asset Building, Human Interests.
Tags: IRS, tax preparation, United Way of King County
Beginning on March 1, 2011, the Seattle Human Services Department will realign its operations to better meet the needs of constituents and the community. The work of former divisions including Youth Development & Achievement, Early Learning & Family Support, and Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention will be restructured to become two [More]
Posted: February 1st, 2011 under Asset Building, Child Care, Domestic Violence, Early Learning, Family Support, Homeless Services, Human Interests, Seniors, Youth, Youth Violence.
Tags: realignment, reorganization, strategic plan