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About our new Safe and Thriving Communities Division

The Safe and Thriving Communities (STC) Division is the newest division of HSD and was created in direct response to the Black Lives Matter protests in 2020. These powerful protests brought attention to the need to invest in BIPOC communities and support community-based organizations. To answer this call, STC was formed as a way to consolidate the City’s safety, gender-based violence, and victim advocacy investments and prioritize the needs of the community using $27 million in annual investments.

Human Services

Tanya Kim, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 5800, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34215, Seattle, WA, 98124-4215
Phone: (206) 386-1001

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The mission of the Seattle Human Services Department is to connect people with resources and solutions during times of need so we can all live, learn, work and take part in strong, healthy communities.

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