Transition from Homelessness 

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Programs that prevent people from losing their homes are essential to preventing homelessness and keeping our communities strong. Support services and transitional housing help vulnerable residents maintain a safe haven, impacting all aspects of their lives.


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tactics for giving in transitioning from homelessness
  • Support programs that help prevent people from losing their homes
  • Support organizations that transition people from homelessness by offering support services such as counseling, childcare and job training
  • Support outreach and transitional housing for youth and youth adults
  • Support housing projects that include support services
The Seattle Foundation evaluated organization
12.3% of Washingtonians, and more than 18% of children under 5, are living in poverty.
Success Story
Seattle's First Housing Project for Homeless Adults Living with Chronic Alcohol Addiction
Downtown Emergency Service Center operates Seattle’s first housing project, 1811 Eastlake, for homeless adults living with chronic alcohol addiction. The organization provides much-needed on-site healthcare services, case management and other supportive services. This project saved taxpayers an estimated $4 million during its first year of operation through reduced jail time, emergency healthcare and crisis treatment services.
Stay Informed:

Our Housing, Our Community: Addressing Seattle’s Needs
This 2008 report examines the state of housing in the city of Seattle.
One Night Count
The One Night Count of people who are homeless in King County takes place every year at the end of January.
The Growing Housing Crisis in King County
A fact sheet on homelessness and housing affordability in King County
A Roof Over Every Bed in King County
In 2002, eight organizations, coalitions, and local governments came together in a unified effort to provide the vision and leadership required to develop and implement a plan to end homelessness in King County, Washington.
"One Night Count" Shows More People Lack Basic Shelter
3,117 men, women and children had no shelter in King County last night, an increase over those found without shelter last year. During the 2013 Count, volunteers found 2,736 people surviving outside without shelter.
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