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Strauss discusses new model of encampment removal used at Ballard Commons Park
Councilmember Strauss, partners discuss new model of encampment removal used at Ballard Commons Park
12/8/202132:19

Councilmember Dan Strauss (District 6 - Northwest Seattle) and a coalition of homelessness service providers, city officials, business leaders and others highlight their successful work to offer people residing at Ballard Commons Park appropriate shelter and a path towards permanent housing. 

Since August, Councilmember Strauss has worked to bring together a host of community members, city departments, and service providers to coordinate a robust response that ensured people living in the park were offered the support they needed, including 24/7 enhanced shelter with wraparound onsite services like case management and housing navigation. 

Speakers include:

Councilmember Dan Strauss, Seattle City Council

Mike Stewart, Ballard Alliance

Chloe Gale, REACH

Rev. Canon Britt Olson, St. Luke's Episcopal Church

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