Archive for 'Child Care'
Are you a working parent who needs help paying for child care? The City of Seattle may be able to help. The Seattle Human Services Department’s Child Care Assistance Program helps low- and moderate-income working families pay for child care for children ages one month to 13 years. Mayor Mike McGinn recently announced [More]
Posted: April 26th, 2013 under Child Care, Human Interests.
Tags: Child Care Assistance Program
Mayor Mike McGinn presented his Proposed 2013-2014 Budget to the City Council on September 24th. The budget preserves direct human services and adds funding for inflation increases for agencies, child care assistance, homeless families, domestic violence prevention, a pilot program to help young adults of color find career path jobs. For details [More]
Posted: September 26th, 2012 under Child Care, Domestic Violence, Homeless Services, Human Interests.
Tags: human services, Mayor's Proposed Budget
On Wednesday, Sept. 19, Mayor McGinn announced new investments in human services as part of his 2013-14 Proposed Budget, including an expansion of a City program providing child care to low- and moderate-income families and increased assistance to homeless families with children. The proposed budget also includes an increase in funding for [More]
Posted: September 21st, 2012 under Child Care, Homeless Services, Human Interests.
Tags: Child Care Assistance Program, child care subsidies, homeless families
The City of Seattle’s Farm to Table Project will continue to link senior meal sites and child care programs to local area farms. The goal of these efforts is to get local, organic produce into some of Seattle’s most under-served communities. With continued funding from the City of Seattle Human Services Department [More]
Posted: July 13th, 2012 under Child Care, Early Learning, Human Interests, Seniors.
Tags: Farm to Table, fresh produce
Joined by educators and children of Seattle’s La Escuelita Bilingual School, Mayor Mike McGinn announced today (Aug. 31) openings in the City of Seattle’s free and reduced-fee preschool programs. The Seattle Human Services Department is now enrolling 4-year-olds from low- to moderate-income families in free or low-cost, high-quality preschool programs. Step Ahead [More]
Posted: August 31st, 2011 under Child Care, Early Learning, Human Interests.
Tags: bilingual, preschool
Seattle Human Services Department preschool programs are now enrolling 4-year-olds from low- to moderate-income families. Seattle Step Ahead and the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) still have free or reduced-cost spaces available for more than 600 children at 21 sites in southeast and southwest Seattle this school year. Click here [More]
Posted: August 19th, 2011 under Child Care, Human Interests.
The City of Seattle's Office for Education is sponsoring a series of more than 20 workshops beginning on June 23rd, 2011 for anyone interested in the implementation of the proposed Families & Education Levy renewal strategies. Registration is required. For a schedule of workshops see this Web link. [More]
Posted: June 14th, 2011 under Child Care, Early Learning, Family Support, Human Interests, Youth.
Tags: Families & Education Levy
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
The Seattle Foundation, one of the nation's largest community foundations, recently launched a new Web site, the Giving Center. The site provides information for prospective donors on 675 nonprofits doing a wide range of work. Financial and evaluation information is included for each organization described. Launch of the site was covered in the Seattle Times [More]
Posted: September 16th, 2010 under Child Care, Domestic Violence, Early Learning, Family Support, Homeless Services, Human Interests, Public Health, Seniors, Youth, Youth Violence.
Tags: giving, nonprofits, Seattle Foundation, web site
The 2010 Child and Youth Well-Being Index is an analysis by the Foundation for Child Development. Among other findings, the report shows that the number of children living in poverty this year in the U.S. will climb to 22 percent, the highest in two decades. [More]
Posted: June 24th, 2010 under Child Care, Early Learning, Human Interests, Youth.
Tags: children, poverty