EPRAP staff and community teams making the difference as weekly funding to support local households continues to increase

King County’s Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) continues to build momentum as new County staff action teams join EPRAP community-based providers in working one-on-one with local households and landlords to accelerate rent payments to support COVID-impacted individuals and families across King County. EPRAP also increased advance payments to large landlords and property owners last week while staff continue to work with them to complete the process…

Check your vision and hearing to prevent falls

National Falls Prevention Awareness Week occurs every year the third week of September, which falls on September 20-24 in 2021. The purpose of Falls Prevention Awareness Week is to raise awareness about the impact of falls among older adults, promote the message that most falls are preventable and offer practical solutions to prevent falls. This year…

September is National Recovery Month in King County

Each September, we recognize and celebrate National Recovery Month. This year, the theme is “Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community.” Now in its 32nd year, Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery and spreads a message of hope to individuals, families, and communities. It is also a moment to thank the peers and behavioral health workers who make recovery possible for so many.  

Join us: KCVP virtual career fair

Join us on Wednesday, October 13 for a virtual career fair for veterans, servicemembers and their families! The King County Veterans Program is hosting a virtual Reboot/Recruit Veteran Career Fair. The fair, which is open to veterans, servicemembers and their families, will be held from 9:00am to 12:00pm on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. How does…

Training, technical assistance and hands-on trouble-shooters moving applications and payments forward

King County’s Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) is building momentum as new training and capacity building staff joined the EPRAP team last week and over the weekend, working one-on-one with tenants and landlords to move applications to payment. In the blog this week: New Action Teams on the jobSimplified enrollment process in placeUpdated…

Keep your home safe to prevent falls

National Falls Prevention Awareness Week occurs every year the third week of September, which takes place from September 20-24 in 2021. The purpose of Falls Prevention Awareness Week is to raise awareness about the impact of falls among older adults, promote the message that most falls are preventable and offer practical solutions to prevent falls. This…