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Helping seniors avoid scams and frauds

Join the film premiere and celebration for the Senior Money Project .  Please join Cents as they launch this important community project to help senior citizens avoid scams, fraud, and bad deals.  The premiere will take place on April 1, 2014 and feature introductory remarks by Attorney General Bob Ferguson and the  [More]

Recruitment under way for HSD Director

 The recruitment of a new Director for the Seattle Human Services Department is under way. Here is the job description and requirements as posted on LinkedIn.  The deadline for application materials is April 9, 2014.  Please feel free to share this announcement with your community network and with interested prospective candidates.    [More]

‘Alzheimer’s 101′ for caregivers

The Seattle-King County Advisory Council on Aging & Disability Services and The Central (also known as Central Area Senior Center) are hosting “Alzheimer’s 101”, a community health forum featuring Bob LeRoy, executive director of the Alzheimer’s Association of Western and Central Washington. The forum is on Friday, March 14, 2014, 11:30 a.m.  [More]

Seattle Channel program highlights education levy

The five-part series "Our City, Our Schools" premiered this week on the Seattle Channel. The series chronicles levy programs that help bolster student success in school. For details visit this Web site. One of HSD’s Step Ahead preschools, South West Early Learning Preschool, is featured in the series.  [More]

KIRO radio: HSD staff discuss housing for seniors

Human Services Department staff members Tom Trolio and Andrea Yip were interviewed by KIRO radio reporter Rachel Belle on the topic of affordable housing for seniors. Tom laid out the senior housing landscape for both private and public funding. Andrea added information about demographics and the importance of Universal Design. Visit this Web page  [More]

Financial Resource Day: Free help with financial planning

Please help spread the word about Financial Resource Day on March 22, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S. At this event, people can get FREE one-on-one help with financial planning and job search resources, including: • Credit, debt and budgeting • Financial planning and investments  [More]

Youth can connect with employers, educators at resource fair

Young people ages 15 to 22 are invited to attend the annual Youth Employment, Education and Career Fair on Feb. 19th, 1-4 p.m. at Goodwill Seattle, 700 Dearborn Pl. S, Seattle 98144. Sponsored by Human Services Department’s Seattle Youth Employment Program in partnership with King County, WorkSource Seattle-King County and Seattle Goodwill,  [More]

Mayor seeks to increase number of people getting utility discounts

Mayor Murray moves to strengthen utility discount program and increase number of participating households. For more information, please see this press release.  [More]

January edition of Life Lines newsletter

Check out the January edition of HSD's Life Lines newsletter!  [More]

Tim Burgess at Coffee Hour

This month's Senior Coffee Hour features City Council President Tim Burgess. Join us! Thursday, January 16, 10-11 a.m., Central Building, 810 3rd Avenue, Room 401. Sponsored by the Seattle Human Services Department’s Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens. Download the flier.  [More]