Working with communities to interpret health survey results

You may have seen that some results from the Best Starts for Kids Health Survey are already online on the Best Starts Indicators website.  However, answering these questions takes more than just numbers. Before we release every detail, the team is also slowing down to take time to carefully interpret what these results mean

BSK Upcoming Funding Opportunities for Home-Based Services

This Friday, August 18th, in partnership with United Way of King County, we will open our funding application process for Parent-Child Home Program expansion.

The Parent-Child Home Program funding opportunity is one of three BSK funding opportunities supporting Home-Based Services, as a key strategy for advancing the well-being of children and families in King County.

Learn more about all three funding opportunities and which may be the best fit for you!

Applications Open for Adolescent Immunization Learning Collaborative -Due 9/27

The Request for Proposals to support an Adolescent Immunization Learning Collaborative is now available. Applications are due by September 27. 

This funding opportunity aims to meet the health needs of youth by promoting preventive healthcare with an emphasis on increasing vaccination coverage for adolescents and teens. The project will seek to identify and address disparities in coverage while promoting the overall uptake in King County youth vaccination rates. Learn more….

Applications Open for Youth Development – Due August 10th

The Request for Proposals to support Youth Development activities is now open. This funding opportunity will support organizations for up to three years, focusing on mentoring, youth leadership and engagement opportunities, positive identity development, and healthy relationships. Applications are due August 10th. Read on to learn more.

Data Now Available from BSK Kids Health Survey

This time last year, we were striving towards our vision of a Best Starts for Kids Health Survey as the first ever survey about the well-being, strengths, and needs of young children and their families in King County. Almost 6,000 families participated in the survey. Thanks to these families, we now have new and unique data that we will use to assess existing strengths and needs, plan interventions, and evaluate the BSK impact in the community. Read on to learn what data is currently available!