YWCA BankWorks

YWCA of Seattle/King County has started a new job training program for those interested in being bank tellers. The program lasts eight weeks and provides job placement assistance as well as ongoing career coaching. To be eligible, applicants must Be…

Tobacco Prevention grant awarded

The King County Mental Health, Chemical Abuse and Dependency Services Division was chosen as a grantee of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Communities Putting Prevention to Work Initiative by Public Health – Seattle and King County. The CPPW…

Homeless Students’ Education Rights

Students who are homeless have educational rights under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, an important federal law. The McKinney-Vento Act protects the educational rights of homeless children and youth. Any child who qualifies for McKinney-Vento services because of homelessness, or…

Metro Transit updates

County Council members voted to support a $20 congestion reduction charge to help fund Metro for the next two years.  This is in addition to other changes designed to increase the transit system’s efficiency, including: Development of a new transit…