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…

Housing Locator to launch in early 2012

Over the past year, Seattle Office of Housing has been convening housing and service agencies, private landlords and government agencies to create a free housing locator service that will provide information about real-time vacancies in rental housing. Currently under development,…

Disability Lifeline ends this month

The Disability Lifeline (DL) cash program is ending October 31, 2011 as required by the Legislature (ESHB 2082). All cash assistance under the DL program will end at that time. Medical benefits and coverage won’t be affected by this change.…