From affordable housing to nutritious food, basic needs are essential to the well-being of all residents—and the community at large.
|Capitol Hill Housing »Since 1976, Capitol Hill Housing has provided affordable housing to low and moderate income residents of Seattle. FareStart »FareStart's services target some of our community's highest-risk and hardest-to-serve residents. All are homeless or at high risk of homelessness. Compass Housing Alliance »The Compass Housing Alliance provides affordable housing, as well as emergency shelter and transitional housing.
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Urban Community Farm Feeds Low-income Families and Creates Jobs
Located in the South Park neighborhood of Seattle, Marra Farm is a model urban community farm. The farm grows organic produce to feed low-income families, provide food for South Park Elementary after-school programs, distribute to a senior citizen lunch program and sell at the University District Farmers Market through an employment program for at-risk youth.
|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.
Hungry in Washington
Hungry in Washington presents national data from the most recent USDA report on food insecurity and hunger in America, including food insecurity and hunger prevalence for Washington and the state’s ranking for food insecurity.
Ending Family Homelessness in Washington State: An Emerging Approach
In 2010, Building Changes embarked on a journey to develop a roadmap for policy makers, providers and other stakeholders who are seeking to prevent and end homelessness in Washington state. Harnessing the momentum of the federal government and work taking place in our local communities, Building Changes created a policy paper that outlines the key concepts supporting this new approach and puts forth initiatives and policy adjustments at various levels to support new efforts and efforts already under way in our region.
Hunger in America 2014
Hunger in America 2014 is one of the largest studies of domestic hunger, providing comprehensive and statistically valid data on the emergency food distribution system and the people that Feeding America serves.