7/12
The City’s new Navigation Center, a 75-bed enhanced shelter that accepts people with pets, partners, and possessions, as well as substance abuse disorders, welcomed its first clients today. Tenancy at the Navigation Center is only by referral [...]
7/11

Beginning tomorrow, the City’s new Navigation Center, an enhanced shelter that accepts people with pets, partners, and possessions, as well as substance abuse disorders, will accept referrals from the Navigation Team. Today, Mayor Ed Murray [...]

7/11
Since 2008, the City has had specific rules – Multi-Department Rules (MDARs) – for the removal of encampments that balance providing services and alternatives to people living in encampments with the health and safety benefits of removing [...]
6/28
Seattle is the first city in the country to offer public land and funding to support permitted encampments for people experiencing homelessness. All six of the existing permitted homeless encampment programs operate on public property with City [...]
6/28

Today, Mayor Ed Murray announced a request for proposals (RFP) for $30 million of funding for homelessness services, the first time the City of Seattle has competitively bid its homeless services contracts in more than a decade. The RFP being [...]

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