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Reminder: Request for Proposal – Up to $2M for Culturally Appropriate Behavioral Health Services – Closes July 7

The Request for Proposal (RFP) for Culturally Appropriate Behavioral Health Services will close on July 7, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. Up to $2,000,000 of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds is available to build, improve and enhance culturally appropriate behavioral health services to communities in King County who were disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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…

Family Child Care Facilities Request for Proposal Round Two Delayed until Fall 2022

The Housing, Homelessness and Community Development Division (HHCDD) of King County's Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) is delaying the release of the second round of the Family Child Care Facilities Fund (FCCFF) Request for Proposal (RFP), anticipated to release this month. The funding is now scheduled to be released in the Fall of…

King County, City of Seattle partner to provide payments to child care workers, promote retention 

Sheila Ater Capestany, Director of King County's Children, Youth and Young Adult Division and DCHSLead for Best Starts for Kids King County and the City of Seattle announced this week a plan to provide one-time retention payments to eligible child care workers across King County. King County is dedicating $5 million from the Best Starts…

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…