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
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With your help, the Snohomish County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is developing a four-year work plan. The Snohomish County Area Plan on Aging provides a roadmap that will guide the work of the AAA in providing services and program development for older adults and their caregivers within our region.
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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 almost $3.5 million in funds for multi-unit affordable housing rental projects and for Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) Operating Support. Funding is available under the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program and the Chemical Dependency and Mental Health (CDMH) program. Emergency shelter capital development is also available under the CDMH funding. Please refer to the Housing Projects webpage for more information. Applications are due by 4:00 pm, Friday May 31, 2019.
Snohomish County Office of Community & Homeless Services announces the availability of Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) funding. Snohomish County was selected by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as one of eleven YHDP communities across the country and awarded $2.3M ($1.15M/annually for two years) for the purpose of creating innovative projects to effectively end youth homelessness in our community. OCHS is soliciting applications for two project types which stemmed from the local YHDP coordinated community planning process. The application deadline is 4:00 pm, Friday, April 19, 2019. An application workshop will be held on Friday, March 29, 2:30-4:00 pm. Please refer to the Office of Community and Homeless Services (OCHS) Continuum of Care webpage for more information.
Snohomish County Long Term Care and Aging will be soliciting proposals from interested and qualified organizations for the contract(s) for Prevention Services for Behavioral Health for older adults, beginning Tuesday, March 19, 2019. For additional information about this Request for Proposals (RPF), please go to the LTCA RFP website.
Snohomish County announces the availability of funding for a range of homeless housing and services interventions supported by multiple funding sources: Consolidated Homeless Grant (CHG), Housing and Essential Needs (HEN), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) pass-through funds from the Washington State Department of Commerce (Commerce), Low Income Energy Assistance Program Rent Assistance funds, and local Ending Homelessness Program (EHP) funding. The funding period is for two years: July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021. The application deadline is 4:00pm, Friday, March 29, 2019. No applications will be accepted after this deadline. Please refer to the Homeless Housing & Services Funding webpage for more information.
Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
Snohomish County is inviting written proposals from qualified consultants for professional services to conduct and prepare an Update to an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice covering the Snohomish County Urban County Consortium area, outside the City of Everett, for the Snohomish County Human Services Department (HSD) / Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD). Proposals are due March 29, 2019. For additional information please go to the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice page.
Snohomish County Long Term Care and Aging will be soliciting responses from interested and qualified organizations for the contract(s) for Interpreter Services, Spoken, beginning Monday, February 18, 2019. For additional information about this Request for Proposals (RPF), please go to the LTCA RFP website.
Public Comment Periods and Public Hearings
*NEW* 2019 Draft Annual Action Plan is Open For Public Comment: Snohomish County is seeking public review and comment on the Draft 2019 Annual Action Plan through April 18, 2019 and will hold a public hearing on April 4, 2019. All interested persons, organizations, and local governments are encouraged to review and comment.
For more information, please visit the Draft 2019 Annual Action Plan.
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.
There are no public meetings scheduled at this time. Please check back later.