Partnering with Native American Seniors to Increase Access to Employment Opportunities

The Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) has awarded $199,550 to Chief Seattle Club to provide employment, training and job placement services to seniors. The funded program will support the sustainable growth of a strong, successful community program, Chief Seattle Club’s Native Works. Elder Apprentices in Chief Seattle Club’s indigenous informed, vocational rehabilitation program,…

Veteran’s Day 2019: Services for those who have served us

A heartfelt salute and thank you to all of the United States veterans who have served our country and King County. Veterans Day is about how we honor our veterans every day of the year and how we keep in our thoughts and prayers the fallen, the missing and those who are serving in harms…

Ask a question, listen up, stay connected: Domestic Violence Action Month

Nationally, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experience severe intimate partner physical violence, sexual violence and/or stalking.  An estimated 43% of Washington State women have a lifetime incidence of rape, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner -- this translates to approximately 443,033 women in King County. Advocates who work with…

Investments in Financial Stability: 2018 VSHSL Annual Report

This is the second post in our blog series about 2018 Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) investments.  You can read the first post here. Last year marked the launch of King County’s six-year Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy. The renewed and expanded levy builds on the success of the 2006-2017 Veterans and…

Investments in Housing Stability: 2018 VSHSL Annual Report

Last year marked the launch of King County’s six-year Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL). The renewed and expanded levy builds on the success of the 2006-2017 Veterans and Human Services Levy and expands to include for the first-time dedicated funding for seniors and their caregivers. VSHSL features far-reaching investments in housing and increases…