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Community and Human Services

Building vital communities, families and individuals
Department of Community and Human Services
Chinook Building
401 5th Ave, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104

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Phone:  206-263-9100
Fax:   206-296-0582 
TTY:   711 Relay Service

Sherry Hamilton, Communications Manager

Adrienne Quinn, Director


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Our mission:  Provide equitable opportunities for people to be healthy, happy, self-reliant and connected to community. 


                        TWO new dates!


WHAT:  Community Conversation 

Do you have ideas about services & programs for children and youth or people living with mental illness and substance use disorders?

We want to hear from you! 

King County and its community partners invite you to join us at one of these gatherings designed so you have a meaningful role in informing the County's decisions around its investments for prevention and early intervention for children and youth and investments for mental health and substance use disorder services and programs.


Artist, Daniel De La Cruz

WHEN:   Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015 or Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 


12/15: SE Seattle Senior Center Social Hall

           4655 S. Holly Street, Seattle WA


 12/16: Northgate Community Center

           10510 5th Ave NE, 98125


Parents, providers, families, youth, teachers and staff — everyone who cares about children and youth or mental health and substance use disorders services or both we want to hear from you!

WANT TO JOIN US?  Register by clicking here

Are you looking for food stamps, Medicaid enrollment or other public assistance? Contact your local Washington State Community Service Office (external site)

How can we help? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions here

Public Records Requests information here

Health and Human Services Transformation Plan - Learn more.

Need housing in King County? 

Disaster Planning, Response and Resources - Learn more here.

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