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
  • *New* Resident Volunteers Needed for Advisory Committee:
    Applications are now being accepted for resident volunteers to serve on the Technical Advisory Committee for affordable housing and community development programs. Volunteers review applications and recommend funding for projects that benefit low-income persons and neighborhoods in our community. Representatives from the following groups are needed: 1 low-income person, 1 person of racial/ethnic minority, 1 senior citizen or person living with a disability. Applications are due Friday, June 24, 2016. For more information, please review the notice and the application.
  • The Snohomish County Human Services Department (HSD) today announced the release of the 2015 Snohomish County Community Needs Assessment (CNA). The CNA is a study of needs and services for households that are low-income in Snohomish County. The CNA is intended to help public and private agencies plan for service delivery, policy changes, and create better awareness of what poverty looks like in Snohomish County. It is critical that Snohomish County understands the needs of its residents and provides the best possible services tailored to those needs.
  • To view current Funding Opportunities and/or opportunities for Public Comments and/or Public Hearings, please visit the Public Notices webpage.