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HSD Seeks Applications from Agencies for Post-Overdose Stabilization and Outpatient Treatment Facilities

The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is seeking applications for capital funding from agencies interested in providing services such as post-overdose care, opioid medication delivery, health hub services, long-term care management, and drop-in support. What’s Funded The City’s goal is to support enhanced treatment facilities, new addiction services,… [ Keep reading ]

Final Draft 2023 Annual Action Plan is Released!

The City of Seattle announces the release of the Final Draft 2023 Annual Action Plan (AAP) to the 2018-2023 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development. The Final Draft 2023 AAP includes proposed guidance for the allocation of an estimated $20.2 million of federal grant and program revenue funds [approximately… [ Keep reading ]

Groundbreakings and Grand Opening are Good News for Parents

When the weather warms up in Seattle, out come the diggers! If you’ve spent much time with young children, you’ll know “diggers” is the favorite preschool-yard term for excavators. So yes, it’s diggers season here at HSD, and the construction projects we’ve been celebrating most often lately are new early… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate National Community Development Week (April 10-14): The Seattle Conservation Corps

As we celebrate National Community Development Week, #SeattleHumanServices is thrilled to shine a spotlight on The Seattle Conservation Corps (SCC), a Parks and Recreation program that has been providing job skills training and employment opportunities for people experiencing homelessness for almost four decades. Participants support the Seattle community by improving the accessibility of parks for people with disabilities, adding green space to mixed income neighborhoods, and beautifying public spaces for all Seattle residents and workers.

Celebrate National Community Development Week: Denise Louie Education Center

As we celebrate National Community Development Week, Seattle Human Services is thrilled to shine a spotlight on the Denise Louie Education Center, a non-profit organization that provides high-quality, culturally appropriate childcare and preschool services at four Seattle locations. The organization serves a critical need for working parents and young students… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate National Community Development Week (April 10-14): The Refugee Women’s Alliance

As we prepare to celebrate National Community Development Week next week, Seattle Human Services is thrilled to shine a spotlight on The Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA), a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering and supporting refugee and immigrant women and their families in the Seattle community.

HSD Announces Over $4.5 million in Awards to Expand Child Care Access

Awards will support the creation of 311 new child care slots citywide through the expansion or renovation of facilities. **Updated 10/18/2022 to add additional quote from The Children’s Center at Burke Gilman Gardens and a map showing locations of awarded proposals Today, the Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) announced awards… [ Keep reading ]

Tiny Tots Development Center Celebrates Opening of New Childcare Facility in Othello

Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) supported the project with a $1.5 million award through its Child Care Bonus Program and, combined with $900,000 in capital funding from the Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL), these investments will support the creation 80 new childcare slots. Yesterday, Tiny Tots Development Center… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Announces Availability of Funding to Increase Licensed Capacity in Preschool and Child Care Facilities Across the City of Seattle

**Updated June 23, 2022 to reflect an amendment to the funding availability The Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is pleased to announce the availability of up to $5,000,000 of Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery (CLFR) Funds and up to $1,000,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to increase licensed capacity… [ Keep reading ]

Looking Back at 2021 as We Look Forward to 2022

Our Mission to connect people with resources and solutions during times of need so we can all live, learn, work, and take part in strong, healthy communities continued to hold a greater sense of urgency in 2021. Over this past year, the Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) continued to be… [ Keep reading ]