Human Services

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The City of Issaquah plays a supportive role in providing for the community’s human service needs by working with local and regional agencies to establish programs and facilities aimed at enhancing personal and community living.

The City also provides human service grants to a variety of agencies that support our community.

The City strives to be a healthy community where every person is considered essential, and where meeting basic human needs is considered a shared responsibility.

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  1. Learn More: Equity Board's Workplan

    The City's Equity Board is working on several projects to support and cultivate the voices of diverse communities in Issaquah. Read on...
  2. Homeless Outreach Dashboard

    Check out the recently launched Homeless Outreach Dashboard that tracks progress in the Homeless Outreach Program in Issaquah. Read on...
  3. Behavioral Health Coordinator Open Position

    If you enjoy creating meaningful relationships while assisting those who are underserved in our community - Come join our team! Read on...
  4. Find and Post Volunteer Opportunities on JustServe

    JustServe is a service to help link community volunteer needs with volunteers. Post volunteer opportunities or find ways to give back to your community. Read on...
  5. Statement and Call to Action on the War in Ukraine

    Recommended by the Issaquah Equity Board, City Council adopted on Monday night a resolution regarding the war in Ukraine with a public statement and call to action. Read on...
  6. Adoption of the Human Services Strategic Plan

    City Council adopted the Human Services Strategic Plan on March 7th, 2022. Read on...
  7. Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) through Hopelink

    The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) provides emergency assistance to low-income households who are disconnected or are in imminent threat of disconnection of services. Read on...
  8. Issaquah Rental Assistance Program

    Learn more about the Issaquah COVID-19 Recovery Rental Assistance Program including eligibility, household requirements and how to apply. Read on...