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Grab a copy of our Community Resource Guidebook

Seattle is a bustling and quickly growing city, and sometimes finding the resources and services you need can feel overwhelming. That’s why we created the Community Resource Hub, our online one-stop-shop for City resources and information. But, we also know that online isn’t for everyone and sometimes we all just… [ Keep reading ]

Want a quick overview of Seattle government? Check out our new videos!

Here at Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, we are constantly striving to make it easier for you to get the information and resources you need to navigate city government and connect with your community. Whether you’re a newcomer or a longtime Seattleite, your voice and your contribution to the city are… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation and Seattle Department of Neighborhoods highlight new investments in South Park neighborhood

At a roundtable with community leaders, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan highlighted several new investments in South Park. The investments include expanded youth programming, extensive facility renovations, as well as physical and safety improvements. More than $3.2 million will be spent for projects that have already started and will continue over… [ Keep reading ]

Participate in Seattle Emergency Hubs Field Exercise on April 28

Imagine if all power and normal communications were down – what would you do? Come see what your community is doing to be prepared. Join the Seattle Emergency Communications Hubs and the Seattle Auxiliary Communication Service in a simulated full city power outage field exercise on April 28, 2018 from 9:00 am to noon…. [ Keep reading ]

Stay safe and cool during Seattle’s heat wave

In case you haven’t noticed, it is HOT!!! And getting hotter by the minute! The Pacific Northwest is in the middle of an intense heat wave causing the National Weather Service to issue an Excessive Heat Warning for Seattle and surrounding areas through Friday night. We want you to stay… [ Keep reading ]

Request for Proposals for Job Readiness Workshops for Homeless Youth Project

Another Youth Voice, Youth Choice project is on its way! As you may have read in our recent update, we are ready to release a Request for Proposals (RFP) for our Job Readiness Workshops for Homeless Youth Project. This project, specified as ‘a term-limited expansion of existing services for youth… [ Keep reading ]

2017-2018 Budget: Exciting Changes for Department of Neighborhoods

Message from Kathy Nyland, Director of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods: Yesterday Mayor Murray signed the 2017-18 City Budget that was adopted November 21, 2016 by Seattle City Council. The budget includes several additions and changes to the work of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON), and I’m pleased to share them… [ Keep reading ]

Advancing Equitable Outreach and Engagement

Message from Kathy Nyland, Director Mayor Murray recently issued an Executive Order directing the city to approach outreach and engagement in an equitable manner. Putting an equity lens on our approaches is bold and, yes, brave. It shows a commitment to practices that address accessibility and equity. What does this… [ Keep reading ]

Join Us for Livability Night Out at MOHAI!

You are invited to join Mayor Ed Murray and his team to learn and talk about what makes Seattle livable. Livability Night Out will be Tuesday, April 19 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Museum of History and Industry (860 Terry Ave N). The evening will begin with an… [ Keep reading ]

Work on Greenwood Avenue at 85th Occurs This Weekend

Greenwood neighbors and businesses – We want to alert you that Seattle Public Utilities will be working on Greenwood Avenue both Saturday and Sunday, March 26 and 27, to provide water service to nearby businesses. This work will reduce traffic in each direction on Greenwood Avenue between N 84th and… [ Keep reading ]