VSHSL Summit: recorded trainings and presentations

Last month Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL)-funded providers and the larger human services community gathered for the first-ever VSHSL Summit! Over three days at the Museum of Flight providers shared experiences, engaged in new trainings and made connections with each other. https://vimeo.com/723128525 Demonstration of a physical fitness activity showcasing the Central Area Senior…

Join us to learn more about Vets Engaged

Join us for a virtual information session Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about the Vets Engaged mini-grant and how to apply. Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 2-3pm. Register in advance for this meeting: https://kingcounty.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkfu2gpzwrG9wn_0XU_Np2HEgPuHdAwoRc After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. About Vets…

One year later: innovative program continues housing veterans in King County

In April 2021, King County launched a first in the nation pilot program to help veterans experiencing homelessness connect to safe and stable housing. The program, called the Collaborative Case Management (CCM) Pilot Program, combines the power of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), their federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Veterans Affairs Supportive…

New VSHSL funding opportunity: Survivor-Centered Mobile Advocacy 

The intersecting conditions created by the COVID-19 public health crisis have created increased barriers for survivors reaching out for help. Organizational capacities and resources that support domestic violence survivors have been strained by pandemic conditions at a time when the county is seeing an increase in domestic violence calls. National Domestic Violence Hotline data reveals…

How satisfied are nonprofit employees? A new countywide survey identifies key factors contributing to satisfaction and dissatisfaction

The United States is currently facing historic levels of turnover and career change across all job sectors. In August, job openings in the U.S. reached a historic high of 11 million. In November, a record 4.5 million people quit their jobs. Turnover in nonprofit organizations is 19% compared to 12% for all industries. Staff turnover…

Older Americans Month: Aging in place

Every May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads the nation’s observance of Older Americans Month (OAM). In 2022, ACL is focusing on aging in place – how older adults can plan to stay in their homes and live independently in their communities for as long as possible. The 2022 theme is Age My Way, an…