Executive Constantine launches first Best Starts for Kids strategy, preventing youth and families from becoming homeless
Saturday, December 17, 2016
The initiative will help families that are on the verge of being homeless by addressing their specific needs, such as clothes for a job interview or help with the first month’s rent.
The individualized approach is based on a highly successful pilot project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
“We are ready to deliver on the commitment I made to the people of King County that we will help put every child and youth in our region on a path toward lifelong success,” said Executive Constantine.
“The very first prevention strategy funded by Best Starts for Kids will ensure that more children and families have a safe, healthy and warm place to live, following through on our promise to invest in what works.”Read more