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Safe Harbors

The Safe Harbors homeless management information system is an essential tool in our efforts to end homelessness in Seattle and King County. Safe Harbors provides information that will allow the Committee to End Homelessness in King County and the broader community to:

  • understand the workings of the existing homeless services system and the needs of homeless people;
  • coordinate systems and funding to efficiently deliver the long-term housing and supportive services that homeless individuals and families need to stabilize their lives, get healthy, find work, and live independently; and
  • measure our progress in ending homelessness.

Safe Harbors represents a collaboration between United Way, the Seattle Human Services Department, and King County as primary funders of King Countys system of homeless services. Countywide, this system includes approximately 400 programs. All City-funded programs are participating in Safe Harbors.

In 2013, the Safe Harbors budget is approximately $988,000, including City of Seattle General Funds, and federal, state, county, and United Way funds.


For more information about Safe Harbors, visit the Safe Harbors Web site.

Seattle Human Services Department
Street address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5800, Seattle, WA 98104
Mailing address: PO Box 34215, Seattle, WA 98124-4215

Phone: 206-386-1001
Fax: 206-233-5119
TTY/TTD: 206-233-2778

Accommodations for people with disabilities provided upon request.