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Watch Seattle Probation Evolution Webinar: Non-Compliance Policy

On November 18, 2022, Seattle Municipal Court Judge Andrea Chin and court staff shared a preview of the probation department’s updated non-compliance policy. The new policy will be implemented in January 2023. Judge Chin and staff then answered questions from the audience. If you missed it, you can check out… [ Keep reading ]

Policy Preview: Probation Non-Compliance

Probation Evolution is the Seattle Municipal Court’s effort to transform our approach to misdemeanor supervision to be hopeful, equitable, and supportive of client success and growth. The next step in our Probation Evolution project is to revise our policy for responding to non-compliance, meaning how counselors respond when clients are not fulfilling their… [ Keep reading ]

Community Resource Center Updates – November 14, 2022

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter: Visit Recovery Cafe’s Resource Fair this Friday, November 18 from 12 p.m.-2 p.m. Swing by a Turkey Giveaway Dinner at Garfield Community Center happening November 19 It’s cold out there – check out Seattle cold weather shelters open throughout the week And more! Read… [ Keep reading ]

Community Resource Center Updates – November 7, 2022

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter: Get the latest from the Washington Department of Social and Health Services on policy changes happening this month Learn about Hopelink’s energy and water assistance programs Attend an info session to learn about ANEW’s wide range of pre-apprenticeship training programs And more! Read the November… [ Keep reading ]

Community Resource Center Updates – October 24, 2022

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter: Get into the Halloween spirit with some spooky charity events happening around town Check out two upcoming webinars on addressing the stigma around substance use disorders and critical partnerships between jails and community-based providers Learn about DESC’s supportive housing And more! Read the October 24,… [ Keep reading ]

Community Resource Center Updates – October 17, 2022

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter: Free vision clinic happening at Seattle Center this week, October 20-23! Youth Resource Fair this Wednesday, October 19 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the YWCA Greenbridge Learning Center Free, two-week Career Enrichment Program now accepting applications And more! Read the October 17, 2022 newsletter.

Community Resource Center Updates – October 10, 2022

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter: The CRC and Seattle Municipal Court closed Monday in recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Check out highlights from this summer’s Indigenous Peoples’ Festival at Seattle Center! Learn about the Benefits Law Center, which provides accessible legal advocacy to people living with physical and mental… [ Keep reading ]

New Probation Evolution Policies Going Live October 3, 2022

We are excited to share an update on the Probation Evolution project, which is the Seattle Municipal Court’s effort to step away from traditional incarcerative, reactionary approaches to misdemeanant supervision toward approaches that are hopeful, equitable, and supportive of client success and growth. How We Got Here  Earlier this year… [ Keep reading ]

Community Resource Center Updates – October 3, 2022

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter: Check out a free Mental Health Institute for Washington State providers Medicare open enrollment begins October 15 through December 7! If you are a homeless service worker in Washington State, you may be eligible to receive a stipend up to $4,000. Applications opened September 29,… [ Keep reading ]

Community Resource Center Updates – September 26, 2022

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter: Thank you to everyone who supported our In the Community outreach event last week! We served 220 visitors at this event with services including housing assistance, King County traffic tickets, bus tickets/transportation, Seattle Municipal Court tickets, community resources, public benefits, financial assistance, and legal… [ Keep reading ]