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. 

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*  The Snohomish County Human Services, Behavioral Health program is offering an opportunity to Snohomish County public schools to participate in a two-year program to install trauma-informed practices into K-12 schools. Two cohorts of 17 schools (elementary through high school) have already begun this work in the County.  For more information, please see the Behavioral Health 2018 Request For Proposals web page. Letters of Interest are due by 3 pm, Friday, May 18, 2018.


*New*  The Snohomish County Human Services Department (HSD) is requesting proposals from applicants for a Homeless Housing Project.  There are $500,000 in REET 2 funds being made available for a capital project with all or a specific portion of the project dedicated to homeless persons in Snohomish County.  Funding is available under the Real Estate Excise Tax (REET 2). Please refer to the RFP Document  for more information and details on how to apply. Applications are due by 4 pm, Wednesday May 31, 2018.

*New*  Snohomish County announces the availability of an estimated $2.09 million in funds for multi-unit affordable housing rental projects, and for Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) Operating Support. Funding is available under the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program and the Chemical Dependency and Mental Health (CDMH) program.  Please refer to the Housing Projects webpage for more information. Applications are due by 4 pm, Thursday May 31, 2018.

Snohomish County Human Services announces an Introductory Request for Proposal (RFP) and Letters of Intent to Propose for the Family Caregiver Support Program.  The County expects to award three contracts to serve all of Snohomish County for up to $598,235. The County seeks to maintain and refine the Family Caregiver Services Program (FCSP) and will contract three (3) successful proposers to deliver FCSP services County-wide.  One of the three successful FCSP proposers will also be awarded the Relatives as Parents/Kinship Caregiver Support Program. Please refer to the Request for Proposals (RFP) webpage for more information. A letter of Intent to apply for the RFP must be submitted by 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 16, 2018. 

Snohomish County Human Services announces an Introductory Request for Proposals (RFP) and Letters of Intent to Propose for Congregate Nutrition Services. The funding available is currently estimated to be $418,921. Please refer to the Request for Proposals (RFP) webpage for more information on Monday, October 16, 2017. Letters of Intent to Propose must be submitted by 4:00pm on Monday, October 23, 2017.
Snohomish County Human Services announces an Introductory Request for Proposals (RFP) and Letters of Intent to Propose for Home Delivered Meals. The funding available is currently estimated to be $355,051. Please refer to the Request for Proposals (RFP) webpage for more information on Monday, October 16, 2017. Letters of Intent to Propose must be submitted by 4:00pm on Monday, October 23, 2017.

Public Comment Periods and Public Hearings

2018 Draft Annual Action Plan and Proposed 2015 Amendment Open for Public Comment:

Snohomish County is seeking public review and comment on the Draft 2018 Annual Action Plan and a Proposed 2015 Annual Action Plan Amendment through Wednesday, April 18, 2018. All interested persons, organizations, and local governments are encouraged to review and comment.


For more information, please visit the Consolidated Plan for 2015-2019 webpage.

Public Hearings on Community Needs and Program Performance
Snohomish County is seeking public review and comment on proposed changes to the Citizen Participation Plan (CPP).  All interested person and organizations are encouraged to comment on the proposed changes to the CPP. Written comments may be submitted through 4 p.m. on January 30, 2018.  
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.