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Answering Questions about COVID-19 and Homeless Shelter Planning

Updated 02-28-2020 King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) and its Housing, Homelessness and Community Development Division (HHCDD) have been working closely with the City of Seattle Human Services Department and our partners at Public Health—Seattle & King County to coordinate regional COVID-19 planning and preparation for assisting people experiencing homelessness. Together, we…

City Inside/Out: Regional Response to Homelessness

From left to right: Leo Flor, DCHS Director; Brian Callanan, Alison Eisinger, Jason Johnson How does the new Regional Homelessness Authority improve service delivery to help people experiencing homelessness? How will King County and its 39 cities, including Seattle, increase collaboration across all sectors to improve planning, funding coordination and shared decision-making to gain the…

Multiple DCHS Projects Featured in King County’s Top 19 Accomplishments in 2019

King County is Moving Forward King County Executive Dow Constantine has released a list of the top 19 accomplishments which highlight just some of the work King County has done in 2019. At the Department of Community and Human Services, we are proud and honored to have some of our amazing projects featured in this…