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CURRENT OPPORTUNTIES

2021 Community Development Block Grant Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

The City of Federal opened a public comment period on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 for the 2020 CDBG Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). Public comments will be accepted until 4 p.m. on March 16, 2021 by emailing Brittany Julius or by participating in the public hearings at the Human Services Commission meeting on February 22, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. or the City Council meeting on March 16, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. during the virtual public hearings.

Updated 2021 Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plan

The City of Federal opened a public comment period on February 12, 2021 for the Updated 2021 Annual Action Plan. Public comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. on March 16, 2021 by emailing Sarah Bridgeford or by participating in the public hearings at the Human Services Commission meeting on February 22, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. or the City Council meeting on March 16, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. during the public hearings.

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Division Goals

The Community Services Division, formerly the Human Services Division, assists our community with providing funding for critical services for low- or moderately-low income citizens. We strive to serve the community by enabling people to live more satisfying, more independent and more productive lives. We work cooperatively with various professionals and assume a wide-range of roles to assist individuals, groups, organizations and communities. 

The Community Services Division supports community non-profit groups through grant funding.  This funding is then used for services such as food, clothing, housing, advocacy, crisis help, medical/dental program and various other needs in the community.  We do not provide direct services to clients.  If assistance is needed, please call   2-1-1.

Past Applications and Resources

2019 Community Needs Assessment

2019-2021 After-School Program Grant Application - Second Round of Funding

The City is offering a second round for the after school grant funding. The application guidelines and application may be found below.

2019-2021 After-School Program Grant Application

2020-2024 CDBG Consolidated Plan, 2020 Annual Action Plan, and King County Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice 2019 

2020 Community Economic Revitalization Funding (CERF) Notice of Funds Available (NOFA) (Application closed)

Resources

View the following resources to access more information on human services: 

2019-2020 Parallel Human Services Application

Public Notices
The City of Federal Way has posted the following notices for the CDBG Program:


Housing Repair Program

This program will assist qualified homeowners with emergency housing problems that pose an unforeseen combination of circumstances that require immediate action to protect the health and safety of its occupants or the neighborhood as a whole. 

For more information and application packet:

Application
Welcome Letter

Spanish Application
Spanish Welcome Letter

 

Housing Repair Contractors

If you would like to be on our Home Repair Contractor Roster, please fill out the application and return to Jeri-Lynn Clark.