Calling Poverty's Fiercest Adversaries

Author: Staff

2 location-based cohorts

5 organizations

1000’s of lives impacted each year

Meet some of our newest LEO partners!

Our second location-based cohort includes six service providers in the Seattle area that all work in the housing or homelessness space. Join us in welcoming the five partners preparing to build evidence for reducing and preventing homelessness.


Pierce County’s Department of Human Services is interested in studying the impact of providing behavioral health services in the context of emergency shelters. The goal is to remove barriers to treatment and meet people where they are so that they can access services when they need them.


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Mary’s Place is planning on evaluating their homelessness prevention program—specifically understanding the impact of different amounts of financial assistance and supportive services on long-term housing stability outcomes.


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The King County Regional Homelessness Authority wants to learn more about emergency shelters—what are the core components of services that lead to more successful exits to permanent housing and  long-term housing stability.


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The City of Seattle and Office of City Auditor is interested in studying the impact of Contingency Management (CM) offered to individuals who are polysubstance users and experiencing unsheltered homelessness throughout the City of Seattle. Contingency Management is a 12-week program that provides cash incentives to individuals for passing drug tests.



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The City of Seattle’s Department of Transportation is partnering with Uplift NW, a non-profit temporary staffing agency that serves low-income individuals and helps them get connected with jobs, to understand the impact of subsidized transportation on employment outcomes.



Stay tuned! As research begins, these organizations will surely produce important and exciting results.