A piece in Real Change news highlights our efforts to increase access to Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT). These programs make it easier for opioid users to remain in treatment, thus making it easier to connect them to other resources and keep them alive.
Read what DESC executive Director Daniel Malone and Board Chair Laura Inveen had to say about the situation on Third Avenue and our ideas for addressing it. Continue reading “Featured in the Seattle Times: Seattle can’t solve Third Avenue problem without cooperation”
Last week, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced expanded investments in health initiatives to serve Seattle’s most vulnerable populations. We’ve been working on many of these programs already, but we’re excited to see renewed dedication to expanding these services to serve more people like our clients. Continue reading “City of Seattle investments will expand needed healthcare programs”
In late 2018, King County asked DESC to run a low barrier, 24/7 shelter in the former West Wing of the King County jail. Continue reading “West Wing Shelter Opening Sunday”