Human Services

Human Services

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Editorial Health
When I’m asked about the most important thing we’ve done for LGBTQ health, the answer is always the same: the Affordable Care Act. ...
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Local
Mayor Ed Murray issued an emergency order to expedite the siting of two safe lots in Ballard and Delridge for homeless individuals and families living in recreational vehicles and cars. ...
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Beginning January 15, Seattle will double the size of the emergency shelter at the King County Administration Building. The facility currently serves as a seasonal shelter that hosts 50 beds during the coldest winter months. Murray said that by the end of January, the city will also fund another 15 shelter beds at a Capitol Hill facility specifically for youth living on the streets.
Local Top News
Seattle currently funds 1,700 shelter beds – each serving an average of six people a year. The Seattle City Council has set aside $182,000 for more beds. ...
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Health Top News
The new rule bars insurance companies from denying medically necessary care because the treatment is for gender dysphoria. ...
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