School-to-Work Transition Fair Cancelation Announcement

Dear Partners in King County School-to-Work, In the spirit of slowing the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and keeping a healthy workforce, we have decided to postpone the School-to-Work Transition Fair scheduled to take place March 14th .  We will make our best efforts to reschedule the fair.  When we have a new date and…

Best Starts for Kids Cancels Summit Announcement

By: Best Starts for Kids Best Starts for Kids Community Partners and Friends: We have decided to voluntarily postpone the Best Starts for Kids Summit scheduled to take place this Friday, March 6th. We appreciate the excitement and enthusiastic responses to our first Best Starts for Kids Summit. We were looking forward to hosting an incredible event, however…

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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…