King County to receive more than 250,000 supplies donated by Amazon for facilities in response to COVID-19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mleu9H6b-Ds Amazon will donate more than 250,000 items such as linens, towels, shelf-stable food, entertainment items and other supplies to four King County sites supporting patients in temporary housing for quarantine, isolation and recovery due to COVID-19. Earlier this week, Amazon delivered more than 30,000 donated supplies to help transform the former Econo-Lodge in Kent…

How Community and Faith-based Organizations Can Help Slow the Spread of Coronavirus

Recommendations from Public Health-Seattle & King County Dear Community Partners, Community and faith-based organizations provide essential services for our community and often have their own spaces or utilize community spaces to convene people or to provide services and resources. We know that the inequities that normally impact the health and safety of community members are…

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2019 in Review: Our Top Highlights in Your District

View presentation in Prezi DCHS Top Highlights in 2019 WebDownload Looking Back at 2019 We are happy to have launched our review—by King County Council District—of our Top Highlights in 2019. The Department of Community and Human Services provides equitable opportunities for people to healthy, happy, self-reliant and connected to community. Our goal is to…

Observing Thanksgiving While Honoring Native People and a Thank You to Our Community

November is Native American Heritage Month Native American Heritage Month, also known as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, is a time to honor and celebrate the diverse art, culture, land, history and traditions of the first people. We acknowledge the immense contributions that Native people have given us and recognize that we need…

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Welcome to Cultivating Connections

The Department of Community and Human Services serves King County residents through an incredible network of providers and communities. We couldn’t be more excited to introduce our blog as a way to better connect our network. We’ll share information about the incredible work that teams of County and Provider staff do every day to support,…