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Seattle Youth Employment Program Celebrates Another Successful Summer

Last month, the City of Seattle celebrated the 2023 Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) interns during their annual capstone event. Over 200 youth, mentors, and family and friends gathered at El Centro de La Raza’s Centilia Cultural Center and Outdoor Plaza to celebrate this summer’s intern class. Mayor Bruce Harrell… [ Keep reading ]

Community Corner—Northwest Credible Messenger

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? Northwest Credible Messenger (NWCM) strives to… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Mari Sugiyama

What is your role at Seattle Human Services? I’m currently the Community Safety Investments Manager in the Safe and Thriving Communities (STC) Division. I supervise a team of Sr. Grants and Contracts Specialists and a Sr. Planning and Development Specialist. Together we oversee over $20M in contracts and investments. What… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Announces Over $3.8 Million to Support Families in Seattle

Awarded agencies will each receive up to $300,000 in funding to strengthen Seattle’s support system in culturally responsive ways for families and youth who live, work, or attend school in Seattle. The Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is pleased to announce the results of its 2023 Family Support Request for… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Announces Awards to Help Older Adults Access Quality and Nourishing Foods

Funding will support access to groceries, meals, and social activities that are also culturally affirming. The Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is pleased to announce the results of the 2023 Culturally Nourishing Foods for Older Adults Request for Proposals (RFP), which closed April 12, 2023, releasing $530,430 in Seattle Sweetened Beverage Tax (SBT)… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Awards Over $3 Million to Support Nutritious Community Meals for Older Adults

Additional dollars will fund technical assistance to meal sites with cultural and linguistic barriers to mainstream nutrition services and standards. The Seattle Human Services Department’s (HSD) Aging and Disability Services (ADS) division is pleased to announce the results of the 2023 Congregate Meals for Older Adults RFQ, which closed April… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Awards Funds for Home-Delivered Meals

Services provide nutrition as well as important social contacts and safety checks for older adults. The Seattle Human Services Department’s (HSD) Aging and Disability Services (ADS) division is pleased to announce the results of the 2023 Home Delivered Meals Request for Qualifications (RFQ), which closed April 12, 2023. This RFQ… [ Keep reading ]

Community Corner—REST | Real Escape from the Sex Trade

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? REST exists to create pathways… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Tara Vallimont

What is your role at Seattle Human Services? I am a Senior Youth Development Counselor with the Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP). My job is to support every aspect of SYEP programming: including establishing program procedures, collaborating with internal and external partners, overseeing the daily operations of SYEP, assisting with… [ Keep reading ]

Friendly Hmong Farms: A radical vision for supporting BIPOC farmers continues to grow

This past Mother’s Day, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) families and supporters raised funds for their schools and Hmong flower farming families. Seattle moms enjoyed locally grown floral bouquets expertly grown and handcrafted by Hmong farmers, who have been an iconic part of King County’s agriculture scene for over three decades…. [ Keep reading ]