CHASERS, DESC’s client web/database system, has achieved certification as Electronic Health Record – DESC Press Release (July 22, 2015)
Daniel Malone Steps up to Lead DESC – DESC Press Release (June 30, 2015)
Giving Alcoholics A Home Helps Them Manage Their Addiction – KPLU Radio 88.5 (June 4, 2015)
Stop the Counterproductive Conversation About Homelessness – UWKC Blog, May 13, 2015
Mayor Murray announces 100-bed homeless shelter to open in a City-owned property – Seattle.gov (April 17, 2015)
1811 Eastlake: Where Formerly Homeless Alcoholics are Allowed to Drink – KUOW.org News (March 5, 2015)
After 10-Year Plan, Why Does Seattle Have More Homeless Than Ever – KUOW.org News (March 3, 2015)
Our annual report for the year 2015 provides updates about our clients, our programs, and lays out some plans for our future!
Read the full report online here
This article in Housing, Care and Support describes the key features and evidence base of the “single-site” Housing First model in use at DESC, using our 1811 Eastlake program as a case study. See:
Single-site housing first for chronically homeless people – Housing, Care and Support (Volume 18 | Issue 2, 2015)
The Washington Institute for Mental Health Research and Training conducted a psychometric analysis of DESC’s Vulnerability Assessment Tool, concluding the tool has strong temporal and inter-rater reliability, as well as strong evidence of convergent and concurrent validity. Read the report .