Catch up on the Developmental Disabilities Legislative Forum

King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Supports (DDECSD) division hosted the 33rd annual Developmental Disabilities Legislative Forum last week. Hundreds registered for the event, and more than 200 people attended and heard from community members, councilmembers, and state legislators. County officials, including King County Executive Dow Constantine…

Neurodiversity and Youth Mental Health: resources and an upcoming legislative forum

Young people from all walks of life, backgrounds, and experiences bring rich contributions to our community, and young people who are neurodivergent have essential perspectives and contributions that our community benefits from.   Yet, people who are neurodiverse run into obstacles in a world built for people who are neurotypical. Those challenges are even more pronounced…

This week! Join us for the 33rd annual Developmental Disabilities Legislative Forum

On Thursday, King County Department of Community and Human Serivices Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Supports (DDECSD) division is hosting the annual Developmental Disabilities Legislative Forum.   If you haven’t already registered, go here! The virtual event is on Join us on Thursday, November 17, from 7 to 8:30 pm.     On this special evening we’ll hear…

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Funding opportunity: $50,000 to Provide Services to Immigrant and Refugee Families in Kent

The Department of Community and Human Services is pleased to release a Request For Proposals (RFP) with up to $50,000 in funding to provide services to immigrant and refugee families in Kent. This is a six-month grant between July 1 – December 31, 2022.  

Looking back: Supporting King County’s communities in 2021

Last year, 2021, was a busy year in the Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS). Staff and community partners launched a new program to help house homeless veterans, provided a safe place to isolate and quarantine from COVID-19, moved residents into the first Health Through Housing Hotel, ran two mass vaccination sites, provided rent…

Now Accepting Proposals to Distribute and Deliver Diapers Across King County

RFP Release date: 1/20/22 APPLY NOW on ZoomGrants Deadline to apply: March 3, 2022 I. RFP Overview The King County Department of Community and Health Services (DCHS) is pleased to release this Request for Proposal (RFP) for Diaper Delivery. As families in King County continue to confront economic hardships prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, this…