The Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy – Providing Food for Communities in Need

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged our community in many ways, but we are grateful for how our partners and community members have come together to support their neighbors. Self-isolation of vulnerable community members and unemployment due to business closures have unfortunately increased food insecurity across the region.  In response to our communities’ most pressing needs, the…

Memorial Day

From @KingCountyWA On Memorial Day, we pause to remember every service member who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. We honor the fallen as we work together to keep our community healthy and safe. Tahoma National Cemetery, located in southeast King County, is the final resting place for more than 40,000 service…

Veteran and military family counseling: a new funding opportunity from the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy

There are just over 100,000 U.S. veterans in King County. Military service can often cause or exacerbate behavioral health and wellness concerns among servicemembers and veterans. Federal benefits are an important primary source for veterans' behavioral health care, but some veterans may be ineligible for VA care while others may find that seeking services at…

Moving KCVP services online to help slow the spread of COVID-19

The King County Veterans Program (KCVP) is dedicated to continuing to serve the veterans in our community during this very challenging time. In an effort to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19 and to protect those most at risk of serious illness in our community, we will be shifting our operations from…

Veteran’s Day 2019: Services for those who have served us

A heartfelt salute and thank you to all of the United States veterans who have served our country and King County. Veterans Day is about how we honor our veterans every day of the year and how we keep in our thoughts and prayers the fallen, the missing and those who are serving in harms…

Investments in Housing Stability: 2018 VSHSL Annual Report

Last year marked the launch of King County’s six-year Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL). The renewed and expanded levy builds on the success of the 2006-2017 Veterans and Human Services Levy and expands to include for the first-time dedicated funding for seniors and their caregivers. VSHSL features far-reaching investments in housing and increases…