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…

New VSHSL funding opportunity: Caregiver Supports for Caregivers of Seniors and Veterans

Family and friends of seniors and veterans are often called upon to do the essential but difficult work of providing unpaid care for a loved one as they age or encounter complex health challenges. While caregiving relationships can be supportive and mutually beneficial, they can also be stressful, demanding, and cause adverse economic, physical, and…

King County Veterans Program now in Northgate

The King County Veterans Program (KCVP) Seattle office now has a new home. Formerly located in Belltown, KCVP Seattle is now located in Northgate. Starting today, March 15, the new location at the Northgate Executive Center II is open for in person services. A relocation to Northgate helps KCVP expand outreach efforts to diverse communities…

Vets Engaged: reducing social isolation among veterans in King County

Veterans returning from military service often face challenges reintegrating into civilian life that can result in social isolation. Vets Engaged, a Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy program, seeks to reduce social isolation among veterans by funding programs that cultivate a sense of belonging amongst veterans, helping to bridge the “civilian-military divide” between veterans, servicemembers…

New child care subsidies for student veterans

In partnership with the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) Child Care Resources has launched a Veteran Student Child Care Subsidy program to support veteran students with the costs of child care while they pursue their post-secondary education or training program. Child Care Resources, a trusted community partner who has worked to support children…

The faces of VSHSL’s impact in 2019: our first digital annual report

At the heart of the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy’s (VSHSL) work is the people we serve. We are excited to share our first digital annual report that highlights the stories of individuals and families impacted by VSHSL. We are proud of our 150+ partners in 2019 and their dedication and commitment to serving…