WINTER SHELTERS: Contact and Locations Lists

UPDATE SHELTERS LIST IS RIGHT HERE King County Emergency Family Shelter line — 206-245-1026 King County’s crisis line is: 866-427-4747. Pierce County’s crisis line is 800-576-7764. Snohomish County’s crisis line is 800-584-3578. Homeless shelters are a type of homeless service agency which provide temporary residence for homeless individuals and families. Shelters exist to provide residentsContinue reading “WINTER SHELTERS: Contact and Locations Lists”

De Blasio pleads to Trump for help with homeless crisis

Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded with President Trump on Sunday for help with the burgeoning homeless situation wreaking havoc throughout the city. Read more HERE Also… Trump slams New York City, California over ‘tremendous’ homeless crisis “California and New York must do something about their TREMENDOUS Homeless problems,” he wrote. “If their Governors can’t handleContinue reading “De Blasio pleads to Trump for help with homeless crisis”

BREAKING: An opioid more deadly than fentanyl found on Seattle streets

SEATTLE (KOMO) — Right in the midst of the opioid crisis, another illicit drug has hit the streets of Seattle. Experts say it’s more potent and deadly than other opiods. The DEA says carfentanil is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl. It was first detected in Seattle in March.Continue reading “BREAKING: An opioid more deadly than fentanyl found on Seattle streets”

October is: National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH National Domestic Violence Awareness Month is an annual designation observed in October. For many, home is a place of love, warmth, and comfort. It’s somewhere that you know you will be surrounded by care and support, and a nice little break from the busyness of the real world. But forContinue reading “October is: National Domestic Violence Awareness Month”

Spike in King Co. overdose deaths linked to fentanyl-laced pills, powders

If you need Help: Opioids | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Cataldo Ambulance medics and other first responders revive a 32-year-old man who was found unresponsive and not breathing after an opioid overdose on a sidewalk in the Boston suburb of Everett, Massachusetts, U.S., August 23, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder The recent increase in overdoseContinue reading “Spike in King Co. overdose deaths linked to fentanyl-laced pills, powders”

Seattle Police stocking up on opioid overdose medicine – EVENT! SAT AUGUST 31, 2019

Eight cities in Washington will host events for Overdose Awareness Day, Saturday. The Seattle Police Department has ordered 145 more doses of naloxone, the opioid overdose medicine, to be distributed across their five precincts. Read More According to the National Safety Council, there were 61,311 preventable drug overdoses in the country in 2017. Of those,Continue reading “Seattle Police stocking up on opioid overdose medicine – EVENT! SAT AUGUST 31, 2019”

Two-Part Mental Health First Aid Training Workshop

Two-Part Mental Health First Aid Training Workshop Event date: Monday, Aug 12, 2019 – 9:30 am to 3:00 pm Location: NewHolly Address: New Holly Gathering Hall 7054 32nd Ave S Seattle, WA Attendees welcome: All tenants – SHA housing residents and Housing Choice Voucher holders Attendee Age: Adult – Age 18 and older Description: TrainersContinue reading “Two-Part Mental Health First Aid Training Workshop”

Domestic Violence Shelter & Advocacy Services

Domestic Violence Shelter & Advocacy Services Washington State Department of Social & Health Services. Publication Date: March 2015. Updated: January 15, 2019. Domestic Violence Shelter & Advocacy Services Domestic Violence Shelter & Advocacy Services 2017 – In the state fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, 42 domestic violence shelter and advocacy programs in Washington StateContinue reading “Domestic Violence Shelter & Advocacy Services”

Seattle Firefighters Need Your Help!

Seattle Fire Foundation, community support help firefighters get new bulletproof vests SEATTLE — Seattle firefighters need more bulletproof vests because of growing dangers on the job. The department has gotten a few, but still needed more than 200 vests and there’s no more money from the city to pay for them. But, with help fromContinue reading “Seattle Firefighters Need Your Help!”

Sawant: Will make new push on Seattle rent control, ordinance against ‘Economic Evictions’

Building on recommendations from the Seattle Renters’ Commission, City Council member Kshama Sawant announced two measures Monday aimed would alleviate some of the burden for Seattle renters. The first is a proposal to enact a Seattle rent control ordinance. The second, the Economic Evictions Assistance Ordinance, would look to protect tenants against substantial rent increases.Continue reading “Sawant: Will make new push on Seattle rent control, ordinance against ‘Economic Evictions’”