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Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead

An annual tradition in our Family Support Department is to create a Day of the Dead altar with our participants to reflect on the lives of those we have lost and share this cultural celebration with our community. Due to COVID our family center space is very quite...

CHS is providing services!

CHS is providing services! We continue to offer mental health and substance use assessments and counseling using Zoom. We also have limited face-to-face availability (by appointments only). In addition we are providing lots of virtual prevention education and support...

Position Statement on School Policing

Center for Human Services partners with multiple school districts and provides mental health services in over 20 schools. We encourage districts to re-examine the role of policing in schools. We believe that having police officers in schools do not align with...

Message of Solidarity Threatened

Last week a Center for Human Services (CHS) staff member was confronted by a man who was attempting to put a note on our front door at 17018 15th Ave NE Shoreline. Our staff member experienced this person as rude, angry, and aggressive. He was reacting to the posting...

Statement of Solidarity

Center for Human Services stands in solidarity with those who are impacted by racism every day. We respect and thank those who are risking their health through protest to express their anger, disgust, and outrage about the brutal and senseless murders of George Floyd,...

Board Member Openings

CHS is looking for a few new board members. CHS board is energetic and fun. Requires commitment to attend one board meeting per month (last Tuesday evening of the month) and committee work. Key competencies for board members include leadership, teamwork, strategic...

CHS Goes Virtual

Due to the pandemic, CHS is temporarily closed to the public starting this week until it is safe to re-open. We will continue to be operational during this difficult time, but we have moved to a remote working environment. Staff will be available to answer phones and...

Op-Ed: COVID-19 Outbreak peaks stress

The outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is causing a lot of stress for people in our communities. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions. Most people have been bombarded with information about how to protect themselves...

CHS Turns 50

CHS origins came from the founding of Creative Life Foundation in 1970 and Shoreline Youth Services in 1972. These two organizations merged in 1982 and changed the name to Center for Human Services. With humble beginnings of 2 ½ employees, CHS now employs 159 staff....

Community Connections Dinner Gala and Auction Annoucement

CHS’s annual Community Connections Dinner Gala and Auction plans are being determined at the moment, and announcement will be coming soon!. The Auction Gala is CHS’s primary fund raising event each year.  We are very excited to be celebrating our 50th year anniversary...