Public Notices

This page provides information about public comment periods, public hearings, and funding opportunities through the Human Services Department. For additional information about any of these opportunities, please visit the linked page and direct your question(s) to the contact person noted.

Announcements and Events

*NEW* 

Attend a Community Forum on Fair Housing.  The Snohomish County Human Services Department is in the process of completing a comprehensive study of fair housing choice in Snohomish County, outside the City of Everett, and is hosting three community forums on October 28 in Arlington and Lynnwood, and on October 29 in Monroe.  The forums are an opportunity to learn about the preliminary results of a local fair housing study, learn about fair housing laws and your rights and responsibilities, and participate in a discussion about fair housing choice in Snohomish County.  For more information, view the flyer below.


Forum Flyer English

Forum Flyer Spanish

Forum Flyer Russian

Forum Flyer Vietnamese

Forum Flyer Korean


Funding Opportunities

The items below are the Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA), Requests for Proposals (RFP), Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Qualifications (RFQ), or Requests for Concept Papers (RFCP) currently available within the Human Services Department:

*AMENDED* Interpreter Services, Spoken (in-person and/or by video remote interpreting) - AMENDED

This is an amendment to the RFP previously posted on 10/21/19. The County expects to award contract(s) to serve all Snohomish County. Service provision under this contract exceeded $100,000 for calendar year 2018.  The amount is subject to appropriation and there is no guarantee of business.  The first period of performance would be the remainder of the calendar year for 2019.


The Request for Proposal (RFP) has been developed by Snohomish County Human Services, Long Term Care and Aging, describing the qualifications required, timeline for Request for Proposal (RFP) process, response instructions, a copy of the Basic Terms and Conditions and the Business Associate Agreement for Snohomish County for review.  The RFP instructions and documentation may be found online https://www.snohomishcountywa.gov/1038.  Copies of the RFP can be obtained starting Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by contacting Aime Fink, aime.fink@snoco.org, (425) 388-7218.

Ethnic Meal Site Transportation

Snohomish County Long Term Care and Aging is soliciting responses from interested and qualified organizations for the contract for Ethnic Meal Site Transportation. The county expects to award one contract for $46,738 to serve all Snohomish County. This amount is subject to appropriation and there is no guarantee of funding. The first period of performance would be for July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 


The Request for Proposal instructions and documentation may be found on the 2019 Request for Proposals and Letters of Interest page. Organizations not submitting a Letter of Intent by 4:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 will forfeit their right to apply for the RFP.

*new* Jail Transition Services

 The Snohomish County Human Services Department is currently seeking proposals from qualified Agencies to provide Jail Transition Services (JTS) for incarcerated individuals who have mental health disorders and other needs, to improve their transition into the community. 


The Request for Proposal instructions and documentation may be found on the 2019 Request for Proposals and Letters of Interest page. There is a Question & Answer period open through Monday, October 21 at 3:00 p.m local time. No questions or comments will be addressed after that time. Final proposals are due by 3:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, November 7, 2019. 

*New*

Snohomish County announces the availability of an estimated $4.4 million in funds for affordable housing, public facility, infrastructure, services, and tenant based rental assistance.  Funding is available under the following programs:  Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership Program -Tenant Based Rental Assistance (HOME-TBRA), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and local Ending Homelessness Program (EHP) funding. The funds may be used for projects that principally benefit low-and-moderate income households.  Applications must be received by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. For more information please go to Application for Available Funds.

Public Comment Periods and Public Hearings

*NEW* Snohomish County is seeking public review and comment on the Draft 2018 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (2018 CAPER) through September 24, 2019.  All interested persons, organizations, and local governments are encouraged to review and comment on the report.  View the report at https://snohomishcountywa.gov/2892/Consolidated-Plan-for-2015-2019.

Public Meetings

Many of the programs in the Human Services Department have an advisory board, commission, or council. Please see the Public Meetings webpage for brief information about each group, the schedule, and the contact person for the meeting.

There are no public meetings scheduled at this time.  Please check back later.