We invite training organizations to apply for the KCICN Training Academy Fund. Selected organizations will have the unique opportunity to create several training resources that will be offered free of cost to agencies and staff within the KCICN. This initiative aims to support the training and stabilization of the KCICN workforce. The anticipated release date is June 5, 2023 on ZoomGrants.
At the King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS), we manage a range of programs and services to help our county’s most vulnerable residents and strengthen our communities. We have five divisions in the department that help us offer services for our residents, and we mainly contract with community-based agencies to provide those services.
Housing veterans in King County: two years of the Collaborative Case Management Program
The King County Veterans Program (KCVP) has been implementing the Collaborative Case Management Program (CCM), in part funded by the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy, since 2021 to further support veterans in finding housing. Over the past two years the program has moved 125 homeless veterans and their families into housing in partnership with…
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Innovative partnership houses seniors and veterans in First Hill: Seattle’s first and largest affordable housing high-rise in over 50 years
Tuesday marked the grand opening of Blake House and The Rise on Madison, an affordable housing high-rise brought to life through a partnership between nonprofits Bellwether Housing and Plymouth Housing. Located in the First Hill neighborhood in Seattle, the 17-story building is a blend of permanent supportive housing for seniors and veterans experiencing chronic homelessness,…
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Join the Conversation: Brooks Village in Skyway Update on June 3rd
Registration for the Brooks Village virtual community meeting is open. Scan the QR code to register. On Saturday, June 3rd, King County will host a virtual community meeting to provide an update on Brooks Village, an undeveloped 14.3-acre parcel owned by the county in Skyway-West Hill. Information on an upcoming Request for Proposals (RFP) to…
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Medicaid Unwinding is happening now – Here’s what you need to know
Beginning June 1st, many King County residents enrolled in Apple Health will be at risk of losing their health insurance. As the federal government ends the COVID emergency orders, states are raising awareness about the potential loss of Medicaid benefits. It’s anticipated that over 100,000 people in King County could be at risk of losing…
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Older Americans Month: Aging Unbound
Every May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads the nation’s observance of Older Americans Month (OAM). This year’s theme, Aging Unbound, offers an opportunity to explore a range of aging experiences and to promote connections that help older adults remain engaged with their communities. While many people find fulfillment in paving their own paths as they…
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