Housing & Behavioral Health

Snohomish County has allocated approximately $55.8 million in ARPA dollars to initiatives that support housing, homelessness, and behavioral health services. The goal of this funding is to create new housing units of all types, including shelter, bridge housing, and permanent supportive housing units, increase counseling and system navigation services for vulnerable communities, and increase behavioral health and substance use disorder services throughout Snohomish County.

Open Funding Opportunities

Grant Application: Flood Risk Reduction Capital and Planning Projects

Deadline for submissions 4 p.m. on January 27, 2023. 

Snohomish County is accepting proposals for flood risk reduction projects. The grant application seeks capital construction projects that mitigate the risk of river and coastal flooding as well as planning and design projects that prepare for future flood mitigation construction projects. In particular, the County is looking for projects that preserve housing, small businesses, and meet the needs of disproportionately impacted populations.


NOTE: This grant opportunity is limited to flood and drainage management Special Purpose Districts in Snohomish County and/or a City in partnership with one of the districts. Please see “Applicant Eligibility Requirements” on page four of the grant application for additional details.


The County held a technical assistance workshop on January 5 with Surface Water Management (SWM) and ORR staff. Interested organizations can find the PowerPoint presentation and recording of the workshop below.

Interested organizations can find the grant application here.


For questions and technical assistance related to this grant, please contact us at: SnohomishCounty.Recovers@snoco.org.


Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA): Behavioral Health Facilities Capital Projects

Deadline for submissions 4 p.m. on January 27, 2023. 

Snohomish County is accepting proposals to expand capacity of behavioral health facilities. The NOFA solicits projects from organizations that increase available behavioral health capacity through capital facilities expansion or creation. In particular, the County is looking for projects that provide widespread geographic coverage and offer culturally responsive services.


The County held technical assistance workshops on December 19 and January 6 with Human Services and ORR staff. Interested organizations can find the PowerPoint presentation, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document, and recordings of each workshop below.

Interested organizations can find the NOFA here.


Application submittal details are available on pg. 3 of the NOFA – please note we require electronic AND physical submittals. For physical submittals, you need to turn in the following: 

  • The original completed application, including all attachments; 
  • A second copy of the completed application, including all attachments; and 
  • A USB drive with one complete electronic copy of the application, including all attachments. 

For the digital submittals, you need to turn in the following: 

  • Organizational Document Certification Form (Attachment D) with all applicable documents attached, to OCHS.Mailbox@co.snohomish.wa.us marked as “Organizational Documents.” 

If you would like to drop off your application in-person at the Snohomish County Campus, you may. Drop off your in-person application at the following address: 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, 6th Floor, Everett, WA 98201


Exit the elevators on the 6th floor and take a right. Once you’re in the reception area, ORR staff will be there and can accept your application! We will be available to accept applications from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Thursday, and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Friday. Late applications of any kind are not eligible for review.


For questions and technical assistance related to this NOFA, please contact us at: SnohomishCounty.Recovers@snoco.org.


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