News

Washington Youth & Families Fund ten-year anniversary celebration culminates in signing of new Memorandum of Understanding.

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The Fund is expanding its focus to embrace youth and young adults, building on ten years of groundbreaking collaboration.

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$2M in new Washington Families Fund System Innovation grants reflect collaborative investments in systems to better align efforts and serve more families.

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Friday, September 19 2014

$1.6 Million in New Grants Announced

Washington Families Fund service grants will target rapid re-housing interventions that work for a broader range of families.

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Thursday, September 18 2014

Federal eye on Washington State

Promising local practices and cross-sector partnerships are catching the eye of the federal government.

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Pierce County Television reports on the Pierce County Leadership in Action Program (LAP).

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Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy joins Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland as Executive Sponsors of the Pierce County Leadership in Action Program (LAP), which launched on September 8.

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Wednesday, July 16 2014

Health Care and Homeless Families

Preliminary findings from the High-Needs Family evaluation reveal common health care themes.

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Impatient Optimists, 7/16/14

David Wertheimer, Deputy Director of the Pacific Northwest initiative at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, reflects on the links between economic security and housing stability in the work to end homelessness, citing successful local and national efforts including Building Changes' Housing and Employment Navigator model.

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Local organizations joined First Lady Trudi Inslee for a day of learning about youth and family homelessness and collective efforts to work across systems.

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