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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.  

New Cross System Data Analysis on Overdose Deaths in King County

DCHS Data Insights Series DCHS is excited to release the second analysis as part of the “DCHS Data Insights” series, highlighting how DCHS data directly informs programs, client outcomes, and the core components of some of our region's most pressing issues.  +++Nationally, the country is seeing a dramatic rise in overdose deaths due to opioids and stimulants.…

King County Processing Remaining EPRAP Applications and Conducting Audit of Payments

Leo Flor, Director of the Department of Community and Human Services Since 2020, the Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) and a broad coalition of community organizations have distributed $318.5 million in payments to thousands of households across King County as part of the Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP). The size and growth…

EPRAP continues to make a difference in communities across King County, take a look at the numbers  

Over the course of the pandemic, King County helped tens of thousands of renters avoid eviction and stay in their homes with our Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP). Since its inception, the program paid $298 million in payments to 33,482 households. As of today, 6,228 households are assigned to a provider to complete…

Important Update on EPRAP Program in King County  

Program Status Due to a lack of available funds, the King County Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program (EPRAP) is no longer accepting new applications through the EPRAP registration process as of last night, at 11:59 p.m. King County provided notice of the anticipated closure of the registration process to new applicants on February 14.   King…

Auburn Isolation and Quarantine Site Closes as Omicron Cases Decrease  

Six weeks after announcing the opening of the Auburn Isolation and Quarantine (I&Q) site, King County stopped serving guests at this facility as of Friday, February 18 due to COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations decreasing. King County will continue to operate an I&Q facility for King County residents that do not have a safe place to…