Our Best Starts team is growing and changing!

We are thrilled to welcome Kimberly Walker to the Best Starts for Kids team as our 5-24 Policy and Program Manager, and to congratulate Megan McJennett and Marcy Miller on their new roles on our team. Meet Kimberly and learn more about changes on our team below!

We’re hiring! Perinatal Hepatitis B Disease Investigator

Public Health’s Communicable Disease and Immunization Section is hiring a Disease Research and Intervention Specialist – Perinatal Hepatitis B Disease Investigator. This position works directly with the Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program team including epidemiologists, Public Health Nurses, Disease Research and Intervention Specialists, and program managers within the Immunization Program. The successful candidate will have…

We’re hiring! Best Starts Policy Manager

Public Health – Seattle & King County is hiring a Policy Manager (Health Services Administrator I) responsible for planning, implementing, directing and evaluating the maternal and child health policies and programs for Public Health. This leader will provide strategic direction for Best Starts for Kids implementation and policy leadership for all facets of Public Health’s…

Applications Open for Stopping the School-to-Prison Pipeline Community Supports – deadline extended to March 18

Best Starts for Kids is now accepting applications to further fund community supports that primarily focus on young women of color between the ages of 12-24 years who are at-risk, currently, or were involved in the criminal legal system, face challenges staying in school, completing high school, gaining access to higher education and employment opportunities.