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SEATTLE  –The City of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) is opening a cold weather shelter Tuesday, December 4 (night) and Wednesday, December 5 (night) in light of the extended forecast for overnight temperatures around freezing. Salvation [...]
Today, Mayor Jenny Durkan proclaimed October 10, 2018 as “Gender-Based Violence Providers Recognition Day” though a proclamation read at an appreciation tea co-hosted by the Mayor’s Office and the Seattle Human Services Department. This designation [...]
Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced $6.4 million in awards for community-based organizations providing services for survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) including domestic violence, sexual assault and/or commercial sexual exploitation.   “We [...]
Following Mayor Durkan’s announcement to increase the City of Seattle’s bridge housing and shelter units by 25 percent, the City of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) has been working with community and agency partners to bring these resources [...]