Auburn School District supports education access with $50,000 King County grant

The Auburn School District shared this blog with us to highlight the ways they are supporting young people through the ongoing pandemic through our partnership.   Left to right, Andy Pham, Youth Engagement Coordinator and Rachael Parks, Youth Engagement Specialist from Neighborhood House present the Student Chromebook Cart.  Access to a reliable technology device and internet,…

Get Involved! 2023 VSHSL Summit Call for Submissions 

The King County Adult Services Division is planning the 2023 Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) Summit! The VSHSL Summit will be held the first week of May, date still TBD. This is an exciting opportunity for community partners to gather together, share experiences, engage in new trainings, and make connections to build a…

New Funding Opportunity: $1.75M for Community Driven Behavioral Health from MIDD 

The Community Driven Behavioral Health RFP from MIDD seeks to fund Small Organizations to provide community-driven behavioral health services that support the behavioral health needs within their own communities in King County.

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Apply Now: $850,000 available for Housing and Recovery through Peer Services (HARPS)

The King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) is pleased to release the Request for Proposal (RFP) for Housing and Recovery through Peer Services (HARPS) with funding from the Behavioral Health and Recovery Division (BHRD).  This RFP seeks a community organization to provide HARPS housing services and short-term housing bridge subsidies to people who are released from an inpatient behavioral healthcare setting such as a psychiatric inpatient setting or SUD residential treatment program.

As the year draws to a close, King County partnerships continue to open doors to new homes

This week, King County Executive Dow Constantine announced the upcoming opening for Health Through Housing: Salmonberry Lofts, a newly constructed building providing 76 units of permanent supportive housing in Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood. The building will welcome the first residents later this month and is operated by Chief Seattle Club, an organization with a local…

School-Based Mental Health Program Making an Impact in King County Schools  

In the four years since the School-Based Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to services or Treatment (SB SBIRT) began in King County, more than 25,000 middle school students were screened, more than 11,500 students completed a connection to services or treatment either internally at their school or with external mental health professionals, and more than…