What’s Happening Now

  • See how DESC responds to crises
    We’re proud of the Mobile Response Division, which meets people in crisis wherever they are in King County. Our dedicated teams provide vital support to those experiencing mental health crises. Watch a presentation about our Mobile Response Division, with Executive Director Daniel Malone and Associate Director of Mobile Response Freyton Castillo, or see a short video about MRD.
  • Equip an apartment at Burbridge Place!
    DESC is almost ready to have clients move into Burbridge Place and we need your help to make our 124 incoming tenants feel at home in their apartments right away!
  • Advocacy is central to DESC’s work
    “Over the years advocacy around policy and public investment to address homelessness and to address the needs of people living with serious and persistent behavioral health conditions has been central to our work,” says DESC Deputy Director for Strategy Nicole Macri.
What we do: Housing First, Health Services, Survival Services, Crisis Response, Employment Services, Wrap-Around Services, Research and Innovation, Advocacy