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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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Proposed 2016 Annual Action Plan to the 2014-2017 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development

The City of Seattle announces the release of the Proposed 2016 Annual Action Plan to the 2014-2017 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development. The Proposed 2016 Annual Action Plan includes proposed guidance for the allocation of an estimated $15.5 million of federal grant and program revenue funds [approximately $9.5 million in Community Development Block […]

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Seattle, King County unsheltered homelessness continues to rise

 Mayor Ed Murray and over 1,000 volunteers spent the early hours of Friday participating in the One Night Count to survey Seattle and King County, estimating how many people were sleeping outside, in tents and vehicles, without access to shelter. As expected, the numbers of people experiencing unsheltered homelessness are on the rise. In Seattle, […]

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Seattle announces funding availability for Medicaid case management

Today, City of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) announced that it is seeking applications from agencies interested in providing Medicaid Long Term Supports and Services (LTSS) Case Management for eligible clients in King County through a Request for Qualification (RFQ). The goal of this investment is to address an anticipated service gap for clients residing […]

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Seattle to open safe lots for homeless families and individuals living in vehicles

In response to the continued crisis of homelessness on the streets of Seattle, Mayor Ed Murray issued an emergency order to expedite the siting of two safe lots in Ballard and Delridge for homeless individuals and families living in recreational vehicles and cars. “These are not long term solutions to end homelessness, but temporary locations that […]

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City of Seattle previews $5.3M social services investments for 2016

Seattle, WA – Today, the City of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) released its 2016 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) which provides an overview of HSD’s impending funding opportunities for 2016.   These funding opportunities represent over $5.3 million in investments in nonprofit service providers that serve Seattle’s most vulnerable populations. “As Seattle’s economy continues to […]

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Seattle Financial Empowerment Center joins Seattle Utilities to provide up to $200 in utility bills credits by completing financial counseling

  Today, the Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) and Clear Channel Outdoor to unveil a campaign to raise awareness of a new partnership between the Seattle Financial Empowerment Center (FEC), Seattle Public Utilities and Seattle City Light which will provide households up to $200 in utility account credits for customers who complete financial counseling at […]

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Murray, Constantine, City Council declare emergency, announce new investments to respond to homelessness

Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine have declared emergencies, and joined by Seattle City Councilmembers Mike O’Brien, Sally Bagshaw and John Okamoto, outlined new investments to respond to the growing crisis of people experiencing unsheltered homelessness in Seattle and King County. This morning, Mayor Murray signed a Proclamation of Civil Emergency and […]

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