At Best Starts, we know that young people and families are more successful when they experience housing stability. Our Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention Initiative (YFHPI) partners with community-based organizations to intervene quickly with landlords and housing providers to help families maintain permanent housing.
Learn more about our YFHPI strategy by reading our one-pager.
We’re excited to announce the 18 awardees for our Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention Initiative request for proposal (RFP)!
African Community Housing and Development
El Centro de la Raza
Generosity on the Go
Indian American Community Services
Iraqi Community Center of WA
Open Doors for Multicultural Families
Partner in Employment
Reclaiming Our Greatness
Refugee Women’s Alliance
Riverton Park United Methodist Church
Solid Ground WA
The Arc of King County
Therapeutic Health Services
Ubumwe Women Association
YMCA of Greater Seattle
A look at the work ahead
Our 18 YFHPI partners will provide direct, culturally competent homelessness prevention services and case management combined with financial assistance where necessary to help families maintain long-term housing stability. Read what each awarded organization will be working towards and what they’re excited about in this partnership in their own words: