Onsite service providers chosen for three Health Through Housing facilities

Three Health Through Housing sites moved a step closer to implementation today with the announcement of the selection of the community-based organizations that will coordinate the 24/7 onsite operations at each location. The former Holiday Inn on Aurora and the former Extended Stay America on Stone Avenue, both in North Seattle, will be operated by…

Meet ASD’s new division director

The Department of Community and Human Services’ Adult Services Division (ASD) administers the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL), RCW 73.08 veterans relief fund and King County general funds. Through collaborative partnerships with local agencies and community organizations, ASD serves King County's veterans, servicemembers and their families; older adults and their caregivers; and resilient communities by providing services focused on: housing stability, financial…

Thank you for your dedication to ASD and King County

The Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) is lucky to be home to many employees dedicated to serving the King County community. One such employee who we are grateful dedicated her time and talents to DCHS is Scarlett Aldebot-Green, the Director of the Adult Services Division (ASD). Friday July 16th was Scarlett's last day…

White Center Cooling Station helps dozens of people “chill out” during local heat wave

As record high temperatures rocked King County, soaring over 100 degrees, King County opened a cooling center and overnight shelter in White Center to offer local residents respite from the heat. Located in the Top Hat neighborhood at 206 SW 112th Street, the White Center Cooling Station opened on Saturday afternoon, June 26 through Wednesday…

People signing contract

DCHS will be updating the Insurance Provisions required for all contractors

Beginning April 15, 2021, DCHS will be updating the Insurance Provisions required for all contractors. You can find the updated provisions and a crosswalk document explaining the changes from the previous versions on the DCHS insurance requirements site. Please note, these new provisions will ONLY be required for NEW contracts effective after April 15, 2021.…

DCHS COVID Timeline Preview

View Our Interactive DCHS COVID-19 Response “A Year in Review Timeline”

We were the first A little over a year ago, King County became the first U.S. epicenter of an unprecedented global pandemic that robbed us of over 550,000 human lives in this country alone. Many know people affected by the disease. And some of us remember those among the more than half-million who died from…