Human Services

Final Draft of Updated Human Services Element Available for Review (January 2024)

The final draft of the updated Human Services Element is available for review.

Human Services Element - Final Draft

What is new in the element update?

  • Policies to further Human Services contributions to creating a more equitable and inclusive community
  • Policies to dedicate more resources to Human Services
  • Policies to expand capacity of Human Services team
  • Policies to grow partnerships and community engagement efforts
  • New narrative text and background data

Next Steps

The Final Draft will go to Planning Commission for study and review.

  • January 31: Planning Commission Introduction
  • February 14: Planning Commission Public Hearing
  • February 28: Planning Commission Recommendation
  • March 13: Planning Commission Report Approval
  • June: City Council Review
  • November: Council Adoption (as part of Redmond 2050 adoption)

Input to Date

  • Stakeholder input from Human Services Needs Assessment and Human Services Strategic Plan
  • Human Services team is effective, but does not have capacity to meet demand
  • Opportunities to destigmatize services and champion diversity

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  1. Ian Lefcourte

    Senior Planner, Long Range Planning

  2. Brooke Buckingham

    Human Services Manager

  3. Alaric Bien