We want to hear from you: VSHSL Community Conversations

This year, the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) is partnering with community groups from across King County to host a series of community conversations to receive YOUR input on issues related to the VSHSL as King County begins to plan for renewal of the VSHSL in 2023. These conversations are open to all…

Save the date: The VSHSL 2022 Summit is this spring!

For the first time, the Veterans, Seniors, and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) will be hosting a summit for all VSHSL’s community partners! Who The VSHSL Summit is open to all VSHSL-funded partners. What The VSHSL Summit will offer an opportunity for VSHSL community partners to gather together, share experiences, engage in new trainings, and make…

The past year: VSHSL in 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) is thankful for our funded partners and their unwavering dedication to serving King County's communities. VSHSL's partners continued to support the people they serve through the COVID-19 pandemic: providing emergency support, assisting with vaccination efforts and for some, transitioning back into…

Neighbors helping neighbors: Seniors aging well at home

Congratulations Northwest Neighbors Network! Northwest Neighbors Network (NNN) is one of eight communities funded by the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) to create or enhance a Senior Village. NNN is being honored by the North Urban Human Services Alliance at their 2021 Human Services Awards. NNN is receiving an award for Outstanding Human…

Veterans Day: Our sincere gratitude for King County’s veterans

On Veterans Day each year we have the opportunity to honor veterans, servicemembers and their families and to speak up for those who put their lives on the line for their fellow Americans. Veterans Day is an important day to remember and share our appreciation for the sacrifices veterans have made and continue to make.…

The Social Connection Project: combating social isolation among seniors

The original version of this blog was posted on Agewise King County. The Greenwood Senior Center, a Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) funded Senior Hub recently launched a project called the Social Connection Project. The project aims to increase social connection among older adults, spurred by statistics on the negative health impacts of social isolation.…