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HSD's Youth and Family Empowerment (YFE) Division supports positive youth and family development through strategic investments in employment opportunities, mentoring and educational support, food and nutrition, safety, and behavioral and mental health programs that help families and young people thrive. We are committed to ensuring all Seattle youth are prepared for the future regardless of race, income, immigration status, or neighborhood.

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Human Services

Tanya Kim, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 5800, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34215, Seattle, WA, 98124-4215
Phone: (206) 386-1001

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The mission of the Seattle Human Services Department is to connect people with resources and solutions during times of need so we can all live, learn, work and take part in strong, healthy communities.

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