Public Notices

This page provides information about public comment periods, public hearings, and funding opportunities through the Human Services Department. For additional information about any of these opportunities, please visit the linked page and direct your question(s) to the contact person noted.

Announcements and Events

Funding Opportunities

The items below are the Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA), Requests for Proposals (RFP), Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Qualifications (RFQ), or Requests for Concept Papers (RFCP) currently available within the Human Services Department:

“New”

Snohomish County announces the availability of an estimated $2.2 million in funds for affordable housing, public facilities, infrastructure, and Operations & Maintenance.  Funding is available under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the Snohomish County Affordable Housing Trust Fund Operations & Maintenance (AHTF O&M).

The funds may be used for projects that principally benefit low-and-moderate income households.  Applications must be received by 4 p.m. on Friday November 4, 2022.  Application materials may be found at the following location: 

Applications-for-Available-Funds

“New”
 
Snohomish County announces the availability of funds for program year 2023 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Facility and Infrastructure projects (PF&I). The funds may be used for projects which principally benefit low- and moderate-income persons and areas. Activities funded must be consistent with the Snohomish County Consortium 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan. Funding Available is currently estimated at $1.061,852. 

Please refer to CDBG Public Facilities & Infrastructure Application for more information.

*NEW*

Building Inclusive Communities

Snohomish County Human Services, Developmental Disabilities, is requesting proposal from eligible applicants to expand current efforts to promote inclusion, increase opportunities for individuals to contribute to their community and develop support for community members with developmental disabilities. This funding is intended to delve deeper into current efforts and support agencies to build inclusive communities. Final proposals are due no later than 11 am on Friday, October 21st, 2022. Late or incomplete proposals will not be accepted. 


Additional information is available on the DD Request for Proposals webpage.

“New”

Snohomish County announces the availability of funds for program year 2023 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for affordable housing projects. The funds may be used for projects which principally benefit low- and moderate-income persons and areas. Activities funded must be consistent with the Snohomish County Consortium 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan.  Estimated funding available is $903,697.  

 

Please refer to the Housing Projects webpage for more information.

*NEW*

Non-Core Case Management

Snohomish County is soliciting proposals from organizations to procure one (1) service provider to deliver Non-Core Case Management services to eligible residents of Snohomish County. The service provider will deliver high quality, person-centered supportive case management services. Non-core case management assists certain functionally impaired adults to obtain and effectively use necessary support services. Case management includes a comprehensive assessment of individual needs and development of a detailed plan of services and related activities. 


Additional information about this Request for Proposals (RFP) will be available on the LTCA RFP webpage on Sunday, September 11, 2022.

*NEW*

Fall 2022 Affordable Housing Applications

Applications for an estimated $2.5 million in federal and local funds to develop affordable rental housing, homeownership development, and shelter projects will be accepted through September 2, 2022.  Snohomish County is encouraging nonprofit organizations, for-profit developers, and government agencies to submit applications.  Funding is available under HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program and the Chemical Dependency Mental Health Sales Tax (CDMH) program. Projects must benefit low-income persons in Snohomish County. For more information please refer to the Housing Projects Webpage.

Mental Health, Substance Use Disorder Services

Snohomish County Human Services Division of Behavioral Health and Veterans Services is offering an opportunity for behavioral health providers to submit a Letter of Proposal to provide Mental Health and/or Substance Use Disorder Services to low-income adult and/or youth residents in need. Proposals are due by 3:00 PM on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Additional information and the application is available on the Behavioral Health Request for Proposals and Letters of Interest page.

FY2022 CoC Program Funding Notice

The Snohomish County Office of Community and Homeless Services (OCHS) is soliciting Local Applications for the FY 2022 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program funding round. Currently funded projects (Renewal Projects) are required to submit a Local Application by the Phase 1 deadline: 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2022. All other projects (New projects, Expansion of Existing CoC projects, CoC Renewal Projects Operating < 1 Year, and YHDP Projects) will be required to submit a Local Application by the Phase 2 deadline, to be announced later.  Additional information is available on the Continuum of Care page.

Continuum of Care

The Snohomish County Human Services Department's Office of Community and Homeless Services (OCHS) is soliciting Local Applications for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Funding round. Funding for new projects will be dependent upon information contained in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), including the opportunity to apply for bonus projects and any reallocated funds to be made available through the local project review process.  Applications are due by 4:00 pm, Thursday, June 10, 2021 and an Online Application Workshop will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021.  Please refer to the Continuum of Care (CoC) Funding web page for more information about the application and how to register for the online workshop.

East County Coordinated Entry Navigation Services

Snohomish County announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) for East County Coordinated Entry Navigation Services. This service is funded by the Ending Homelessness Program (EHP).  Applications are due by 4:00 pm, Thursday, December 31, 2020. Additional information and the application is available on the East County Coordinated Entry RFP page.

Public Comment Periods and Public Hearings

*NEW*

Snohomish County is seeking public review and comment on the Draft 2021 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (Draft 2021 CAPER) through September 23, 2022.  All interested persons, organizations, and local governments are encouraged to review and comment on the report. 

 

View the report at:  https://www.snohomishcountywa.gov/5645/Consolidated-Plan-for-2020-2024

Public Meetings

Many of the programs in the Human Services Department have an advisory board, commission, or council. Please see the Public Meetings webpage for brief information about each group, the schedule, and the contact person for the meeting.

*NEW*

Draft 1590 Business Plan Feedback Process

A three-pronged process will be undertaken over the next four months to obtain feedback regarding the draft Plan:

  1. A Series of community meetings, which began with one of two meetings with the Housing Affordability Regional Taskforce (HART).
  2. Accepting comments via the HART email (see below)
  3. Accepting comments provided through other channels.

The Human Services Department has engaged a facilitator to lead the feedback sessions as well as a documenter who is compiling the comments and organizing them thematically into a report which will be prepared by the end of September 2022.  The report will be incorporated as an attachment to the final draft of the Business Plan. A narrative regarding how the themes are being addressed in the final draft Plan along with an explanation of the rational will also be provided. The final draft Plan will be presented to Council at a meeting or meetings determined by the County Council in fall 2022.