Virtual Villages: helping King County seniors age in place

Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads the United States’ observance of Older Americans Month. The theme for 2021 is "Communities of Strength." Older adults have built resilience and strength over their lives through successes, failures, joys and difficulties. Their stories and contributions help to support and inspire others. This Older Americans Month we celebrate…

Performance Measurement and Evaluation Unit Releases Brief on Impacts of COVID-19 on the Homeless Response System in 2020

DCHS’s Performance Measurement & Evaluation (PME) unit is launching the first in a series of quarterly data briefs highlighting housing and homelessness data trends. For the Q1 2021 release, the Data Review explores the impacts of COVID-19 on the King County Homeless Response System.  For several years, DCHS has used public data dashboards to provide information on the homeless response system and its performance towards making…

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The King County Eviction Prevention and Rental Assistance Program begins the first phase of enrollment

https://youtu.be/SB-yxmUPzLo April 28: Landlord enrollments May 17:  Individual tenant enrollments Thousands of individuals and families throughout King County are at risk for eviction and homelessness. They are struggling to stay afloat financially after months of lost wages, unemployment, poor health or other changes experienced due to COVID-19. With little or no income, residents choose between…

Giving Thanks to Frontline Behavioral Health Workers

Kelli Nomura, director of the King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division (BHRD), spoke at a lunch event to say thank you to frontline behavioral health workers at Recovery Café. Kelli shared a few words of gratitude to honor the 14 Recovery Café frontline workers who were nominated as behavioral health heroes.

Help build stronger nonprofits in King County by participating in the Employee Engagement survey!

The second survey of the two-part King County Nonprofit Employment Survey, the Employee Engagement survey is open now until June 25, 2021! Participation is open to all King County-based and serving nongovernmental, nonprofit entities with salaried employees. The survey asks questions relating to non-wage benefits and other items that contribute to employee job satisfaction. All…

COVID–19 vaccine appointments available in south King County through April 26th!

A large number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available at King County’s Auburn Outlet Mall and Kent ShoWare clinics for South King County residents. Appointments are open today, April 22 through Monday, April 26. Additional appointments are anticipated to be available next week. Eligible residents can register for an appointment at Public Health’s vaccine website, CovidVaccine.KingCounty.gov. For assistance…