PSE HELP assists with heating bills

Electricity and natural gas customers of Puget Sound Energy (PSE) may be able to receive significant help paying their utility bills. Because of a PSE program called HELP, more than twice as much utility-bill assistance now is available to eligible…

Ready for winter weather?

Take Winter By Storm by getting ready before winter storms strike! Take these three steps to get ready: Create an emergency preparedness kit with at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food and water for your home and office. Kits…

Sign up for Seattle benefits on Washington Connection

People living in the greater Seattle area can now apply for City benefits on the state’s electronic benefit portal called Washington Connection. As of August 23rd, the Human Services Department’s PeoplePoint staff have been receiving electronic benefit applications via the…

Providence Hospitality House closes

Providence Hospitality House,  an emergency shelter for women, officially closed in October due to financial difficulties. A second Providence ministry – Sojourner Place will remain open. Sojourner Place provides transitional housing for single homeless women and pregnant women.

New HIV/AIDS brochures available

Looking for a general audience brochure to answer clients’ questions about HIV and AIDS? Public Health’s HIV/STD program has revised and improved its brochure:  Frequently Asked Questions about HIV and AIDS, and in Spanish – Preguntas Frecuentes Sobre VIH y…