Port Jobs: Annie E. Casey Foundation Grants $6 Million!

Annie E. Casey Foundation Grants $6 Million! Port Jobs has been awarded workforce pathway funding as part of the $6 million Annie E. Casey Foundation Generation Work Initiative. The initiative’s focus is to identify effective ways to connect low-income young adults ages 18-29 with training opportunities and jobs within the maritime, construction and advanced manufacturing…

2017 Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT Read more APPLICATION HERE The Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP), in support of the Mayor’s Youth Employment Initiative, provides internship opportunities aimed at meeting the employment needs of underserved youth and young adults in our community. By promoting work readiness and strengthening career development, SYEP helps to prepare and support youth for real…

MARCH 9, 2017 – Community Resource Exchange

THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017 9 a.m. — 2 p.m. CenturyLink, East Hall The Community Resource Exchange took place on March 9, 2017 at CenturyLink, East Hall. People who are homeless got connected with essential hygiene items and services. Haircuts, housing help and mammograms—those barely scratch the surface of the impact this event has. See why…

Catholic Community Services Emergency Assistance Program

The Emergency Assistance program helps families, single adults, seniors, and people with disabilities with a variety of emergency and basic needs. Services include: Rental Assistance and Eviction Prevention Move-in Assistance Utility Assistance and Shut-off Prevention Information & Resource Referral Short-term Case Management Emergency Motel Vouchers (families with children under 18 only) Food Bags and Cards…

Seattle Severe Weather Shelter

Seattle Severe Weather Shelter Location: Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion, near 2nd & Thomas St. South of Key Arena Dates open: Saturday night 10/15 & Sunday night 10/16 Time: 7pm to 7am Capacity: 100 beds Population: Co-Ed Shelter: 18+, no children Contact for information: (206) 684-0231 King County Administration Building Shelter & 420 4th Ave Shelter…

Seattle/King County Clinic at KeyArena at Seattle Center October 27-30, 2016

The next Seattle/King County Clinic is scheduled for October 27-30, 2016 and has a goal of providing $3.5 million in services to 4,000 patients. Seattle/King County Clinic brings together healthcare organizations, civic agencies, non-profits, private businesses and volunteers from across the State of Washington to produce a giant free health clinic in KeyArena at Seattle…

Young Leaders in the Green Movement

In the Spring of 2016 the Young Leaders in the Green Movement hosted a Lunch & Learn with Council Member Lisa Herbold. The Lunch & Learn was a venue for the Young Leaders to speak to community members and council members about the importance of the Young Leader’s Green Pathways campaign. A campaign that calls…

BUYER BEWARE: Heroin laced with elephant tranquilizer hits the streets

By Nadia Kounang and Tony Marco, CNN The American heroin epidemic has become more dangerous, as reports of heroin laced with carfentanil are being reported throughout the country. Carfentanil is the most potent opioid used commercially, 10,000 times stronger than morphine. It is a version or analogue of fentanyl, the painkiller that most recently made…

SEATTLE-KING COUNTY RESOURCE DAY & JOB FAIR: Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

SEATTLE-KING COUNTY RESOURCE DAY & JOB FAIR By: Seattle Housing Authority, King County Housing Authority, WorkSource Seattle-King County, and the Communities of Opportunity Initiative SHARE THIS EVENT SAVE THIS EVENT FREE REGISTER Event Description SEATTLE-KING COUNTY RESOURCE DAY & JOB FAIR a partnership of Seattle Housing Authority, King County Housing Authority, WorkSource Seattle-King County, and…

Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion

LEAD (Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion) caseworker Tim Candela, right, attends a LEAD meeting at the SPD West Precinct From: CapitolHillSeattle In recent weeks, East Precinct officers have been trained to participate in the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program. LEAD now joins the already functioning Multi-Disciplinary Team program on Capitol Hill in giving law enforcement new…