Seattle Parks and Recreation has made showers and restrooms available without cost to residents of all ages who are in need at the four community centers listed below. Showers are available year-round and use is limited to 15 minutes. One community [...]
Navigation Team members from REACH and the seattle Police Department worked in tandem on Friday, March 17 to reach people living in very dangerous encampments near the Convention Center along I-5. The large scale efforts are focused on [...]
The City of Seattle has set up Georgetown Village, a new tiny house and encampment community site located at 1000 S Myrtle St, which will ultimately host up to 80 residents. The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) is partnering with Nickelsville and [...]
The number of people living unsheltered in encampments has increased substantially in the last several years. Unauthorized encampments sometimes obstruct the normal use of public property and sometimes are health and safety hazards for encampment [...]
The complex and emotional nature of the homelessness crisis often leads to misconception and myth, which can hinder efforts to pursue effective solutions. In an effort to better understand the area’s homeless population and their needs, and [...]

Homelessness in Seattle

The latest in the city's fight against homelessness