Human Services

Human Services Department COVID-19 Response

Looking for assistance during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Click the link to view a list of Resources that may help.


County Administration Buildings are currently closed.  To contact Human Services, please call (425) 388-7200 or email Contact.HumanServices@co.snohomish.wa.us.


Our Mission

The mission of Human Services is to help all persons meet their basic needs and develop their potential by providing timely, effective human services and building community.

Programs & Services

Some of the programs that we support include:

  • Services to help maintain elderly and disabled adults in their own home or in a community setting
  • Drug and alcohol treatment for both youth and adults
  • Mental Health counseling
  • 24-hour services for persons in either a mental health or drug and alcohol crisis
  • Services to help low-income households meet their basic needs or obtain specific help to overcome barriers to improving their economic situation
  • An Early Childhood Education Program for low-income families with four-year old children
  • An Early Head Start program for low-income families with children from birth to three-years old
  • Employment and community support programs for persons with developmental disabilities and their families
  • Community programs for children and families
  • Help for veterans
  • Help for low-income households to pay their heating bills

Announcements & Events

10th Annual National Homeless Memorial Vigil

Vigil 2020
Please join us in honoring the lives lost on the streets of Snohomish County in 2020.


This year’s 10th Annual National Homeless Memorial Vigil will be held virtually on Monday, December 21, 2020.  The Vigil video will be available to view after 12:00 p.m.