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:

Social and Health Indicators Across King County
The Communities Count Partnership is committed to improving community health and well-being through information advocacy—providing accurate and timely reports on conditions that matter to King County residents.
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.
State of Homelessness in America 2011
This is the first report by the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) in what will be an annual series of investigations into how U.S. economic conditions are affecting homelessness.
Hunger and Homelessness Survey
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP) is the Washington funding program for food banks, distribution centers, and tribal food voucher programs.
East King County Plan to End Homelessness
The Eastside Human Services Forum and Eastside Homelessness Advisory Committee (EHAC) have created the following document to define what the county’s 10 Year Plan means for East King County.
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