Jun 03 - Featured Story

Seattle’s Homeless People Spiral Further Into Crisis

The treatment system has never been particularly helpful to people grappling with mental illness, addiction and homelessness, but the shift to telemedicine and virtual treatment...
May 23 - Featured Story

The Pandemic Split The Homeless System In Two. A Year Later, The Differences Remain Stark.

Many people living outdoors are now almost entirely separated from the county’s homeless services system. Of 78 people living at one encampment located beneath an overpass in the Chinatown International District last...
May 20

Native Homeless Service Nonprofits Protest New Seattle Outreach Contracts

Chloe Gale, co-director of city-contracted outreach team REACH, said outreach workers...
Apr 02

New Seattle Charter Amendment Aims To Address Homelessness

A new coalition of local nonprofit organizations and neighborhood groups...
Jan 11

Drug abuse is a public health issue, not a criminal one

Ron Jackson, clinical professor of social work at UW, became...
Dec 26

Mysteriously, COVID-19 hasn’t spread among Seattle’s outdoor homeless population.

When more than a dozen people tested positive for the...
Oct 21

Council members, Mayor’s office reach tentative deal on homeless outreach

Chloe Gale, co-director of the city-contracted outreach program REACH, said...
Oct 02

Homeless camps growing in Seattle

Outreach workers said there has always been a limited supply...
Aug 18

Crosscut: Motel eviction exposes gaps in Seattle’s low-income housing options

“It’s the extreme nature of how terrible things are outside...
Aug 13

Seattle Times: Let’s fund what works to help Seattle’s homeless

Our neighborhood outreach model has proven successful in allowing our...
Aug 07

KUOW: Pros and cons of disbanding Seattle’s Navigation Team

Check out what Chloe Gale, co-director of REACH, has to...

KNKX: Seattle budget changes may upend the city’s response to homeless encampments

Our REACH team considers this a victory. Read here to...

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