News & Highlights

The Human Services Department is pleased to announce funding awards for the Community Connectors at Food Banks Program. Nine agencies will receive funding to provide onsite assistance to food bank clients, linking them with services such as housing, [...]
Today, Mayor Ed Murray and Human Services Director Catherine Lester and announced the release of the Homeless Investments Request For Proposal (RFP)—a $30 million open and competitive funding process for homelessness services. “After asking national [...]
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 [...]
Thousands of Seattle children ages 1 through 18 will enjoy free breakfasts, lunches, and snacks this summer through the Seattle Human Services Department’s Summer Food Service Program. The program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and [...]