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HSD Announces $274,000 for Kinship Caregiver Support Services  

The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is seeking applications from agencies interested in supporting kinship caregivers. A Request for Proposal (RFP) posted February 5 will invest in kinship caregiver support services to reduce physical and emotional stress due to caregiving so they can successfully age in their community. Kinship care includes relatives caring… [ Keep reading ]

Community Corner—YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish

Community Corner highlights the work of Seattle Human Services’ community partners in their own words. Our goal is to gather stories and photos that illustrate their amazing work on behalf of the people of Seattle. This post highlights the YWCA’s Gender-Based Violence Services. What is the role your organization fulfills… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Kaylee DiMaggio 

Kaylee DiMaggio is a Victim Support Team Supervisor in the Seattle Human Services Department’s Safe and Thriving Communities (STC) division. She has worked at Seattle Human Services for three years.  What is your role at Seattle Human Services?    I run the Victim Support Team (VST) within the Safe and Thriving… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell proclaims January 2024 Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January was proclaimed “Human Trafficking Prevention Month in Seattle” by Mayor Bruce Harrell.

HSD Announces $600K to Support Community Transportation for Older Adults

Updated 1/26/2024 The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is seeking applications from agencies interested in helping adults 60+ years of age maintain their quality of life and age in place by providing community transportation services. A Request for Proposal (RFP) posted January 17 will invest in community transportation… [ Keep reading ]

Community Corner—Byrd Barr Place

Community Corner highlights the work of Seattle Human Services’ community partners in their own words. Our goal is to gather stories and photos that illustrate their amazing work on behalf of the people of Seattle. What is the role your organization fulfills in your community? We’re dedicated to creating an… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Sean Walsh

Sean Walsh is the Senior Supervisor on the Aging and Disability Services (ADS) Seattle Housing Authority Team. He has worked at Seattle Human Services for 15 years total—seven years as an ADS case manager, followed by a 10-year interruption working at a nonprofit, and then eight years in his current… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Seán Walsh

Sean Walsh is a Strategic Advisor in the Seattle Human Services Department’s Youth and Family Empowerment Division. What is your role at Seattle Human Services? Most of my focus is on supporting our food portfolio, which includes direct service programming (summer meals, family childcare nutrition, etc.) as well as partnerships… [ Keep reading ]