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City Budget Office

2015 Adopted / 2016 Endorsed Budget for the City of Seatle

2015-2020 Adopted Capital Improvement Budget




Seattle Office of Housing

Tenants Union of Washington State

Housing Search NW

Home Repair Loan Program

The Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness (SKCCH)

Housing Development Consortium



Human Services

Seattle Human Services Department

Washington State Information Network, an online directory of health and human service programs to find resources like food banks, emergency shelters, transportation, health clinics, rent or utilities assistance, legal help, and more.

Seattle Human Services Coalition




Seattle & King County Public Health Services
(Seattle website)

Seattle & King County Public Health Services
(King County website)

Neighborcare Health, the largest provider of primary medical and dental care in Seattle for low income and uninsured families and individuals.



Arts Links

911 Seattle Media Arts Center, Envisioning a future where independent voices thrive in a society that fosters diversity, innovation and artistic excellence.

Americans for the Arts, Representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.

American Museum Network, A collaborative effort on the part of museum leaders to offer points of view about the state of the field.

Artist Trust, A not-for-profit dedicated to supporting Washington State artists working in all creative disciplines.

Arts Ed Washington, Education should light a fire under our youth, inspire them to unearth new truths, challenge them with huge, seemingly unanswerable questions, and dazzle them with the possibilities offered by the world today.

Center on Contemporary Arts (CoCA), A catalyst and forum for the advancement, development and understanding of contemporary art.

Clock Art in Downtown Seattle, Build your own walking tour with Rob Ketcherside's interactive map of public clocks.

Creative Advantage Seattle, Restoring access to the arts for all students in Seattle Public Schools by 2020.

Essential Lessons in Art Education, A PDF file containing a plethora of information for art teachers as well as anyone interested in learning more about the arts.

Experience Music Project / Science Fiction Museum, where music meets science fiction.

The Franklin Furnace, on a mission from God to make the world safe for avant-garde art.

Frye Art Museum, A catalyst for our engagement with contemporary art and artists is the Founding Collection of Charles and Emma Frye, access to which shall always be free.

Henry Art Gallery, Delivering direct experiences of the art of our time while stimulating research and teaching at the University of Washington through modern artistic inquiry.

Jack Straw Productions (JSP), the Northwest's only non-profit multidisciplinary audio arts center.

Music: City of Music promotes, celebrates and enhances Seattle’s renowned culture of music. The Music Commission works with City departments and the broader community to advance the goals of the City of Music program. And the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce City of Music Partnership advocates for and supports this $2.2 billion industry that creates more than 20,000 jobs In Seattle and King County.

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, A membership organization that unites, represents and serves the nation's state and jurisdictional arts agencies.

National Endowment for the Arts, advancing artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities.

Northwest Film Forum, Seattle's premier film arts organization, screening independently made and classic films, offering year-round filmmaking classes for all ages, and supporting filmmakers at all stages of their careers.

Office of Arts and Culture, Promoting the value of arts and culture in Seattle

On the Boards, Founded by artists in 1978, OtB introduces Northwest audiences to international innovators in contemporary dance, theater and music while developing and presenting new work by promising performing artists in our region.

"Words' Worth" Poetry Readings, at the Housing, Human Services, Health and Culture Committee of the Seattle City Council.

Poetry.Com, poetry from around the world.

Poetry & Writers, The nation's largest non-profit organization serving creative writers.

Poetry Magazine, established in 1912.

Poetry Daily, a different poem every day.

Poets West, Your gateway to on-line information about Northwest poets and poetry.

Richard Hugo House, for writers and readers of the written word.

Seattle Art Museum, Begun in the early 20th-century as the Seattle Fine Arts Society, SAM has evolved into an internationally renowned art museum with two locations and a 9-acre waterfront sculpture park.

Seattle Arts and Lectures, SAL presents today's foremost fiction and nonfiction writers, related events and courses that illuminate arts, culture, and a world of ideas.

Seattle Composers Alliance, Bringing Seattle composers together in a non-competitive atmosphere.

Seattle Outdoor Art, Check out some of Seattle's terrific art displayed outdoors.

S.P.A.C.E., Sand Point Arts & Cultural Exchange

TeenTix, TeenTix offers 13-19 years olds a free pass entitling them to $5.00 day-of-show tickets at partner organizations. TeenTix also provides arts leadership training on the TeenTix Steering Committee and arts criticism through the TeenTix Press Corps, among other things. Over 80 teen contributors make the TeenTix blog Seattle's best source of youth-centric arts coverage.

The Actors Handbook A directory for stage, film and commercial actors in Seattle that includes a long list of spaces available for rehearsals and performance.

Theatre Puget Sound, A trade and service organization founded in 1997, TPS promotes the spiritual and economic necessity of theatre to the public while unifying and strengthening the local theatre community through programs, resources and services.

Unspoken NW, Video's of Northwest regional poets reading poems

Velocity Dance Center, Promoting excellence in the field of contemporary dance, Velocity presents the best in local contemporary dance while inspiring artists to reach their maximum potential.



Civil Rights

Seattle Office for Civil Rights

Seattle Human Rights Commission

Seattle Women's Commission

Seattle Commission For Sexual Minorities

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

American Civil Liberties Union

American Civil Liberties Union of Washington State

U.S Department of Justice Civil Rights Division



Neighborhood Links

The Seattle Community Network's " Community Pages" offer a wealth of information about local events, groups, news, arts, health, and much more.

The Seattle Community Network's "Neighborhoods" link offers a listing of neighborhood-oriented websites from throughout Seattle.

Department of Neighborhoods



Public Safety

Seattle Police Department

Public Safety Civil Service Commission

Office of Professional Accountability

Office of Professional Accountability Review Board

Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs

Self-Teaching Fire Safety Kits

Fire Fact Sheets

Fire Safety Basics

What To Do In Case Of Fire



Other Civic Links

The Seattle Channel is the City's official TV station created to inform citizens about their government and their city and to offer them timely opportunities for getting involved. Check out just how good the Seattle Channel is by taking a peek at the awards they've won.

History Link is a source for stories and images detailing the people, events, and dreams that have formed Seattle and King County, Washington over the past century and a half.

The Tenants Union is a statewide, grassroots membership-based organization committed to providing information to renters in Washington State about their rights under the law.

Office of Cable Communications

Film Office

Parks & Recreation

Public Library

Seattle Center

Department of Information Technology

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