Services & Programs

Listed below are services to help children, parents, young people, seniors and adults living with disabilities. The Human Services Department funds programs such as lunches for children, jobs for young people to information and support for older adults.

Children and Families

Summer meal program provides no-cost breakfasts, lunches, and snacks for kids and teens ages 1-18.

Non-Emergency Services

Provides eligible customers with a discount on their utility bills (60% from Seattle City Light and 50% from Seattle Public Utilities).
Provides income-eligible households that have cars registered in Seattle with a $20 rebate on their car-tab fees.

Seniors and Adults with Disabilities

Find all the Information and services available for caregivers and anyone dealing with aging or disability issues: 206-962-8467, or toll free 1-844-348-5464
Classes and services for Senior Citizens, including events, Gold Card, and Flash Card.


Upward Bound prepares high school students for higher education. The program’s goal is to give students the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to earn a two- or four-year college or technical degree by supporting academic achievement, goal setting, career exploration, and helping students choose what they want to study and what college to attend.
The City of Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) supports participants with comprehensive internship opportunities aimed at meeting the employment needs of underserved youth and young adults in our community; promoting their work readiness and ultimately strengthening their career development.