Tag: human services
Transformation. Integration. Collaboration. These three buzz words are changing the face of health and human services. Earlier this year, Washington State, home to some of the most innovative and transformational efforts in the nation, released their health care innovation plan. The plan identifies three core strategies to improve health and healthcare while [More]
Posted: June 30th, 2014 under Human Interests, Public Health.
Tags: accountable communities of health, ACH, Duals, Duals Demonstration Project, health care, health care innovation plan, human services, managed care organizations, MCOs
Read about local human services news and innovaitons in the May edition of HSD's Life Lines newsletter. [More]
Posted: May 6th, 2013 under Human Interests, Miscellaneous.
Tags: human services, human services department, Life Lines, newsletter
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 Monday, Oct. 11, the Seattle City Council unanimously confirmed Dannette R. Smith to be Director of the Seattle Human Services Department. A few minutes later, she was sworn in to office by City Clerk Monica Simmons. To view the Seattle Channel video click on this link and advance the tape about [More]
Posted: October 12th, 2010 under Human Interests.
Tags: Dannette Smith, director, human services, Mayor McGinn, Seattle Human Services Department
On Tuesday, June 8, Mayor Mike McGinn appointed Dannette R. Smith, of Fairburn, Ga., as the new director of the Seattle Human Services Department. Smith currently is director of the Fulton County Department of Family and Children Services, part of the State of Georgia Department of Human Services and the state's largest [More]
Posted: June 9th, 2010 under Human Interests.
Tags: Dannette Smith, director, human services, Kip Tokuda, Seattle Human Services Department
For the latest news and information about the Seattle Human Services Department, see the June 2010 edition Life Lines e-newsletter: http://www.seattle.gov/humanservices/lifelines/archives.htm. [More]
Posted: June 8th, 2010 under Child Care, City News, Domestic Violence, Early Learning, Human Interests, Seniors, Youth.
Tags: human services, Life Lines, newsletter, Seattle Human Services Department
Mayor Mike McGinn recently announced the launch of a new City Web site to track how federal stimulus money are used in Seattle. The Web site, recovery.seattle.gov, shows how the city is using money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) in seven investment areas: economic development, community development, social services, public [More]
Posted: May 25th, 2010 under Human Interests.
Tags: ARRA, human services, jobs, stimulus, web site
On April 12, the State Legislature reached agreement on a budget and revenue package, and for the most part, human services were spared from drastic cuts. Legislators were faced with a $2.8 billion shortfall and ended up using a combination of additional federal funds, new tax revenues, budget reserves and targeted program spending cuts [More]
Posted: April 26th, 2010 under Human Interests.
Tags: budget, Early Learning, GAU, health, Housing Trust Fund, human services, Medicaid, senior citizens, state legislature