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Washington Families Fund programs are making a difference for homeless families with high needs. Find out more about what we're learning and new strategies we are undertaking to reduce family homelessness.

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Tacoma Daily Index, 2/4/11

Building Changes' new partnership with WorkForce Central, Pierce County's workforce investment board, is highlighted.

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Crosscut, 1/30/11

Crosscut article with comments from Alice Shobe on proven cost-effective solutions to homelessness, as well as results from the One Night Count.

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Today, Building Changes announced a new partnership with WorkForce Central, Pierce County’s workforce development board, to provide employment services for families who have recently experienced homelessness.
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The Seattle Times, 1/25/11

The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation recently announced $8.5 million in grants to nonprofits in the Pacific Northwest, including a $300,000 grant to Building Changes to expand its employment/economic opportunities initiative.

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Blog, 1/19/11

David Bley, Director of the Pacific Northwest Initiative at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, blogs about one of the foundation’s priorities in Washington state—reducing homelessness among families with children—and cites Building Changes as a key partner.

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Wednesday, January 12 2011

State of Homelessness in America 2011

Released by the National Alliance to End Homelessness, this first-of-its-kind report investigates the changes in homelessness across the country.

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A new pilot program in King County is helping more than 100 families access the long-term training and education programs they need to earn a living wage.

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Thursday, December 23 2010

Front Door Help for Families in Need

Simplifying the way families in need access housing and services is one of the new strategies we’re working on in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

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Seattle Housing Authority News Release, 11/11/10

Building Changes was selected by the Seattle Housing Authority to lead planning efforts in the Yesler Terrace community to determine what services and activities should be part of the redevelopment.

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