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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 ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Eldad Mekuria

Eldad Mekuria is Human Services Coordinator in the Seattle Human Services Department’s Aging and Disability Services (ADS) division. She has worked on the Age Friendly Seattle Team since July 2022. What is your role at Seattle Human Services? I am currently the Human Services Coordinator for Seattle Human Services (HSD),… [ 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 ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Efren Agmata

What is your role at Seattle Human Services? I am a member of the Quality Assurance Team (QAT) as a Senior Quality Assurance Analyst (SQAA) in the Business Operations unit of HSD. Our team is responsible for ensuring good stewardship of public funds through internal and external monitoring. QAT’s goal… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

Mayor Harrell and City Council Recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Seattle

Domestic abuse exists currently in all communities, regardless of race, religion, occupation, educational level, culture, socioeconomic status, or sexual orientation. Each year, the City of Seattle recognizes October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month to raise awareness and acknowledge the victims and survivors of abuse and its effects on families… [ Keep reading ]

A Day on The Farm Learning About Local Food

21 Acres Farm is a regenerative organic farm located nearby in Woodinville. As a “living laboratory focused on climate solutions,” 21 Acres emphasizes sustainable agriculture education through a range of workshops, farm tours, special events, an on-site local foods market, a U-pick sunflower garden, volunteer programs, and more. The main… [ Keep reading ]

Community Corner—Refugee Women’s Alliance

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? At Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA), we… [ Keep reading ]