Community Support Project

On July 9th, Zero Youth Detention (ZYD) published a Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide community-based support for King County youth on Electronic Home Monitoring (EHM) and their families.

Safe Futures and Urban League are the two organizations selected. These organizations will work in partnership with Public Health, Seattle and King County (PHSKC) – Zero Youth Detention and our King County legal system partners.Continue reading Community Support Project

Logo for Road Map objective 4 - support youth and families

Supporting youth and families to reduce recurrence of legal system involvement

The objective recognizes that young people who remain in their own community generally have better outcomes after contact with the juvenile legal system. However, when community-based resources are not a viable option and a youth must be placed in secure detention as a last resort, family engagement and reentry supports are essential.Continue reading Supporting youth and families to reduce recurrence of legal system involvement