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Washington’s ADA 30th Anniversary Celebration

ADA30 Logo: Americans with Disabilities Act / Celebrate the ADA! 1990-2020 From WA.gov: "Thanks to everyone who joined us for Washington’s ADA 30th Anniversary celebration!If you missed it – or want to see it again – tune in to the RE-BROADCAST on TVW tonight at 7:00 p.m.- on your local TVW Channel (https://www.tvw.org/about/channel-locator/) - streaming…

Now Accepting Request for Proposals (RFP) Applications for Community Information, Outreach and Referral (CIOR) Services.

https://videopress.com/v/cqOPzopy?preloadContent=metadata Now Accepting Request for Proposals (RFP) Applications from the King County Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Supports Division (DDECSD) for Community Information, Outreach and Referral (CIOR) Services. If you need accommodations to apply, please contact Jim Ott at jim.ott@kingcounty.gov. Please allow enough time to make accommodation arrangements before the RFP closing date. RFP Deadline…

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New homeless response system dashboards advance our understanding of system performance and equity

By Christina McHugh and Pear Moraras While the annual Point-in-Time Count provides a snapshot of homelessness on a single night, we need a more consistent and reliable source of information to inform ongoing decision making. We now increasingly look to our Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) data dashboards to understand trends in homelessness and how…

Kinship Care Supports: A new funding opportunity from the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy

Relative kinship caregivers, approximately half of whom are seniors, face many challenges and have limited access to resources and services. Older adult kinship caregivers are tasked with caring for children at a stage in life when they may not have been prepared to become caregivers. Due to the nature of out-of-home placement of children in…

HOW TO HELP SLOW THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 AMONG PEOPLE LIVING HOMELESS

This blog was originally posted on Public Health Insider. People experiencing homelessness are particularly vulnerable to outbreaks of infectious disease. COVID-19 is the most recent and deeply concerning example of that threat. For a population with higher levels of underlying health conditions, less access to resources necessary to stay healthy, and a greater likelihood of…