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253-856-6070 - fax

Housing and Human Services 

Kent's Housing and Human Services division works closely with its community partners, including other public and non-profit organizations, to provide services and help support Kent's most vulnerable residents.


2013-2018 Human Services Master Plan

The City of Kent Human Services Commission and the Housing and Human Services staff have developed a proposed 6 Year Human Services Plan to guide planning and funding as well as the evaluation of services in the Kent community.

2015-2019 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development

The Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development is a report which informs the community, stakeholders and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) how the City will invest its Community Development Block Grant from 2015-2019. 

2016 CDBG Annual Action Plan

The 2016 Annual Action Plan outlines the City’s proposed use of 2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds awarded to the City by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban development (HUD).   

2017 CDBG Annual Action Plan

2018 CDBG Annual Action Plan

Kent Cultural Diversity Initiative Group (KC-DIG)

Meets the second Tuesday of each month
9 - 11 a.m.
Centennial Center first floor conference rooms
400 W. Gowe St.

KC-DIG provides a forum for small and emerging ethnic-based community organizations nonprofits, businesses, and community members to strengthen leadership, build alliances, engage civically, and increase knowledge and understanding across cultures. KC-DIG stakeholders specialize in providing services and resources to refugees, new Americans, and people of color who reside in Kent.  It is an opportunity for continuing education, networking and collaboration.

South King County Forum on Homelessness

Meets the first Wednesday of each month
9 – 10:30 a.m.
Kent Commons
525 Fourth Ave. N.

Purpose of Homelessness Forum Meetings:

  • to keep South King County homeless services providers in touch with one-another
  • share resources with service providers
  • receive updates and announcements of new or future projects
  • to coordinate efforts to end homelessness
  • bridge the disconnect between the homeless and available services
Forum Meeting Notes (PDF)


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