Meet Carina: the platform that connects you to quality care for your loved ones

Carina, a partner of the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy, authored the below blog to share information about their online platform that helps connect older adults and people with disabilities in King County to the critical caregiving that they need. Imagine an online platform that connects families and individuals to the care support they…

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…

King County Veterans Program launches first in the nation pilot program to house homeless Veterans

The Collaborative Case Management (CCM) Pilot Program, the first of its kind in the nation, blends federal Veteran housing vouchers with King County Veterans Program supportive services to make stable housing possible for more than 140 local Veterans. To increase utilization of federal housing vouchers to house more local Veterans, King County, the U.S. Department…

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Adaptive, Resilient, Responsive: VSHSL in 2020

2020 was a year marked with immense loss and hardship in our King County community. More than ever before, 2020 was a time to pull together – to unite in support of one another. The Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) providers and partners, while faced with unforeseen challenges, did just that. VSHSL’s community…

Get the information you need to address the nonprofit turnover tsunami

The Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) is funding a King County Nonprofit Employee Engagement Survey and a Wage and Benefits Survey, administered by our partner 501 Commons, to help build stronger nonprofits in King County. The surveys will help nonprofit organizations better understand the array of influences – including wages – which contribute to…