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Community Resource Center Updates – August 1, 2022

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter: Check out a resource and health fair for unhoused neighbors in Kent this Saturday, August 6, including free veterinary care and supplies for pets Access free medical care for people experiencing homelessness at two Seattle locations on Tuesday August 2 and Wednesday August 3… [ Keep reading ]

Watch Seattle Probation Evolution Webinar

On Friday June 24, Seattle Municipal Court hosted a webinar that explains how probation works and some of the work we are doing to transform our system in the Probation Evolution project. Judge Faye Chess and Programs & Services Manager Carol Bell presented and answered questions from audience members. If… [ Keep reading ]

Community Resource Center Updates – July 25, 2022

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter: Sign up for a Summer Resource Fair on August 13 to get school supplies, books, diapers, PPE, produce, and more, with Spanish and Somali interpretation provided Learn the basics of a housing search at a free Rent Smart webinar Check out a Truth, Trauma… [ Keep reading ]

Hon. Willie Gregory to Step Down as Seattle Municipal Court Presiding Judge; Hon. Adam Eisenberg to Become Presiding Judge Effective July 5, 2022

Hon. Faye R. Chess to Serve as Assistant Presiding Judge Honorable Adam Eisenberg will become Seattle Municipal Court’s (SMC) Presiding Judge effective today, July 5, 2022. Presiding Judge Willie Gregory announced that he has made a personal decision to step down from the Presiding Judge role. Honorable Faye R. Chess… [ Keep reading ]

Community Resource Center Updates – June 13, 2022

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter: Check out an Orion program tour to learn about their paid job training program in aerospace parts manufacturing Doney Coe Pet Clinic has opened their permanent clinic in downtown Seattle! Residents of Bellevue and Auburn can apply for rent help through the YMCA And… [ Keep reading ]

Community Resource Center Updates – June 6, 2022

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter: We have an updated Community Resource Center schedule! We’re excited to welcome Catholic Community Services back to the CRC to provide services every Monday from 8:30-noon. Check out the YMCA’s Hot Jobs and Hot Apartments lists for June Get help getting a free phone… [ Keep reading ]

Community Resource Center Updates – May 23, 2022

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter: Check out the Indigenous Health Fair happening at Transform Burien this week Join a webinar with Solid Ground tenant counselors and legal advisors to learn about your rights as a renter with fees and deposits Get up to speed on the new and improved… [ Keep reading ]

Community Resource Center Updates – May 16, 2022

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter: Save the date for an upcoming resource fair at Compass Housing Alliance Learn whether your household is eligible for internet service discounts through the Affordable Connectivity Program Check out Pioneer Human Services’ Roadmap to Success program And more! Read the May 16, 2022 newsletter.

Seattle Municipal Court Judges Agree to Seattle City Attorney’s Proposed Changes to Seattle Community Court

The Seattle Municipal Court judges, in an effort to work collaboratively, have agreed to the Seattle City Attorney’s proposed changes to Seattle Community Court. The City Attorney requested that certain individuals they have identified as ‘high utilizers’ be excluded from participating in the program. The Community Court agreement already provided… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Municipal Court Probation Evolution Project Updates

In 2020, Seattle Municipal Court (SMC) started redesigning our approach to probation. This effort is a result of stakeholder and community feedback and our desire to eliminate disproportionate impacts. We used findings and recommendations in the 2020 Vera Institute of Justice Probation Services report and the 2021 City Auditor’s assessment… [ Keep reading ]