Author: Hannah Newton

Sharps Collection Pilot Program

The City of Seattle Sharps Pilot Program, part of Seattle’s Clean Cities program, provides safe disposal of “sharps” (syringes, hypodermic needles and lancets) with the following services: Removal of sharps from public property within 24 hours Secure sharps disposal boxes…

2-1-1 Resources Page Updated

King County 2-1-1 has revamped its online resource links page with hyperlinks to the new version of its online database, and a ZIP code tool to sort resources by location built into the page. The topics on the page are…

Hope & Power Financial Literacy

The Jennifer Beach Foundation is currently registering participants for a series of financial literacy courses for survivors of domestic violence called Hope & Power. Hope & Power is a class designed to help build confidence and self-esteem, and to help…

Seattle Announces Navigation Center, Team

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has announced creation of a new Navigation Team, comprised of outreach workers paired with specially trained Seattle Police Department (SPD) personnel, who will work to connect unsheltered people to housing and critical resources, while helping address…

Sign up for Homelessness Advocacy Workshops

Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness is coordinating Homeless Advocacy 101 workshops around King County in February and March. Participants will discuss the funding proposals for shelter, housing, and supportive services currently being considered and review the steps that everyone can…

Legal Resources for Immigrants

Washingtonlawhelp.org has added a new page with legal resources and tip sheets for immigrants. The page, at washingtonlawhelp.org/immigrants, includes information on immigrants rights, community education opportunities and organizations in Washington state that can help with immigration issues.