Human Services

Our Mission
The mission of Human Services is to help all persons meet their basic needs and develop their potential by providing timely, effective human services and building community.
 
Programs & Services
Some of the programs that we support include:
  • Services to help maintain elderly and disabled adults in their own home or in a community setting
  • Drug and alcohol treatment for both youth and adults
  • Mental Health counseling
  • 24-hour services for persons in either a mental health or drug and alcohol crisis
  • Services to help low-income households meet their basic needs or obtain specific help to overcome barriers to improving their economic situation
  • An Early Childhood Education Program for low-income families with four-year old children
  • Employment and community support programs for persons with developmental disabilities and their families
  • Community programs for children and families
  • Help for veterans
  • Weatherization and help for low-income households to pay their heating bills
Announcements & Events
  • Seeking Citizen Representatives.  Snohomish County is looking for volunteers to fill two citizen seats currently open on the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for housing and community development grant funds.  Representatives of the following groups are needed:  persons of minority background (1 seat) and low-income persons (1 seat).  Letters of interest are due July 16, 2014.  See flyer for more information.  2014 Flyer TAC Citizens
  • Take the Dignity and Respect Pledge - The North Sound Mental Health Community has initiated a Dignity and Respect Campaign to promote the belief that all people in our community are deserving of dignity and respect. In every community we encourage treating one another with dignity and respect. To take the pledge, visit the North Sound Mental Health Administration website.
  • Snohomish County unveils veterans’ Network of Care - The Network of Care website for service members, veterans, and their families is designed to bring together multiple services geared toward and dedicated to veterans and their families in a one-stop-shopping format.
  • To view current Request for Proposals (RFP)  /Request for Qualifications (RFQ), Public Comments, and/or Public Hearing information, please visit the Public Notices webpage.
  • Public Comment Period on Proposed Substantial Amendment: A proposed substantial amendment to the 2014 Action Plan to identify a specific site in Everett for an affordable housing project is open for public review and comment through December 17, 2014.  For more information, please visit the Proposed Amendments web page.