Update: Camp Second Chance/Myers Way Village

In September 2019, the City announced the permit for Camp Second Chance/Myers Way village would be temporarily extended through March 2020 and all options were being considered for the long-term status of the village. Options considered included closing the village or exploring partnerships to continue sheltering people at the site.   Background   Camp Second Chance/Myers Way Chance provides 48 tiny houses for people living unsheltered and during the first six months of 2019, […]

Update: Northlake Village

The City of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) will not renew the contract for the Northlake Village in 2020 due to compliance and performance concerns. The City contracts with the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) to operate the village on Seattle City Light property. LIHI has not been able to operate the village as specified […]

Navigation Team data update

Below is a brief summary about new capabilities the Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) are now able to apply when analyzing Navigation Team outreach data.  When the Navigation Team launched nearly three years ago, previous administrations did not invest in robust and consistent data support to better understand the team’s impact in the field. To […]

Human Services Department releases performance data for first six months of 2019

The City of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) released the first half of 2019 performance outcomes of programs that received funding from the City of Seattle to serve people experiencing homelessness. Investments are focused on programs that help households move to permanent housing. Highlights Programs that receive funding from the City of Seattle are supporting […]