Updates for Othello Village, Camp Second Chance, and Georgetown Village

Tiny House Villages – One Part of the City’s Emergency Strategy The unsheltered crisis presents many challenges to the region’s homelessness response system. Traditional programs and shelters remain a critical frontline resource for the thousands of vulnerable people living unsheltered. However, the City of Seattle continues to explore innovative programs that can meet the complex […]

Update regarding Tent City 3

August 27 update: SHARE/WHEEL & Tent City 3 have informed the City they have reached an agreement with a religious entity to host Tent City 3 and will move on September 7. The City will continue to monitor the situation. From our conversations with SHARE/WHEEL leadership and Tent City 3 residents, we are hopeful for […]

Data shows Navigation Team successful in connecting more people to shelter, services while increasing clean-up capacity

The Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) has released Quarter 2 (Q2) performance metrics for the City of Seattle’s Navigation Team, which is comprised outreach workers, field coordinators, and police officers that work to connect people living unsheltered to shelter and support services. The Q2 data shows the team working at a higher capacity, connecting more […]

Navigation Team: 10th & Dearborn Encampment Removal

Following a Seattle police investigation and subsequent operation on Thursday, May 16 the City of Seattle’s Navigation Team will remove unmanaged encampments in the area along the northside of Dearborn Ave S, between I-5 and 13th Ave S starting Monday, May 20. Shelter will be available for every person living unsheltered on-site and the Navigation […]

Update regarding Camp Second Chance, Georgetown and Othello Villages

The City of Seattle’s Human Service Department (HSD) has announced Camp Second Chance, Georgetown Village, and Othello Village will be temporarily re-permitted for an additional six months. During this time, the City will develop a long-term strategy for these sites with community input that will serve residents of villages and the surrounding community. Homelessness remains […]