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:

*new* Stabilized Housing

Snohomish County is soliciting responses from organizations interested in providing Stabilized Housing services to individuals age sixty (60) and over residing in Snohomish County. The Stabilized Housing program promotes stable housing and independent living for vulnerable seniors with mental health and/or behavioral issues who meet vulnerability criteria.


The contract amount entered into as a result of this Request for Proposal will be negotiated with the successful RFP candidate and will be awarded July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 with an estimated minimum funding of $159,776. There is no guarantee of ongoing funding.


The Request for Proposal instructions and documentation may be found on the Long Term Care Request for Proposals 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* Interpreter Services

Snohomish County is soliciting responses from agencies interested in providing Interpreter Services, Spoken to establish up to two (2) additional qualified contractors. Preference will be given to agencies who are able to provide Interpreter Services, Spoken in American Sign Language. Successful RFP proposers from February 2019 solicitation do not need to respond to this RFP. 


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* 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.