Gun violence intervention, prevention and restoration initiatives
Regional Peacekeepers Collective (RPKC) is an initiative of the Public Health - Seattle & King County Regional Gun Violence Program. This initiative supports culturally responsive BIPOC-led community organizations that provide Intervention, Prevention and Restoration services including critical incident and hospital-based response, intensive engagement and wrap-around life affirming care and resources to individuals and families most impacted by gun violence and unjust systems.
Rainier Beach Action Coalition (RBAC) - Restorative Resolutions
Rainer Beach Action Coalition (RBAC) has been active in the Rainier Beach neighborhood since 2015. Restorative Resolutions is a project led by RBAC and funded by Public Health – Seattle & King County in alignment with the Regional Peacekeepers Collective initiative. Restorative Resolutions supports families and individuals in SE Seattle most impacted by gun violence. Restorative Resolutions specifically supports Rainer Beach by providing violence interruption, healing-focused events and gatherings and access to resources, including housing, mental health services, rent support, and more.
Seattle Community Safety Initiative (SCSI)
Seattle Community Safety Initiative (SCSI) is an initiative of the City of Seattle, supporting a hub-based approach to provide services in the following three geographic locations: Central, Southeast, and West Seattle. SCSI provides school safe passage, street outreach, and service navigation. SCSI partners with the Regional Peacekeepers Collective to provide critical incident response and follow-up care for those most directly impacted by gun violence.
Additional community programs
- Food banks and meal sites (22 Kb)
- Housing and shelter:
Emotional and mental health
- Children's Crisis Outreach Response System (CCORS), King County Dept. of Community and Human Services
CCORS helps families achieve stability, helps prevent future crises, and helps children remain in their home.
- Therapy Fund Foundation
Our mission is to eliminate barriers to Black healing for those who have been historically excluded throughout the diaspora, by providing mental health education, advocacy, and therapeutic services at no cost to the client, that address those suffering from racial trauma, anxiety, depression, and other ailments due to systemic oppression, economic suffering, and intergenerational trauma that has not been addressed in the past.
- Community Passageways Programs
- Leadership Intervention & Change Program (L.I.N.C.)
- YMCA Violence Prevention Services
- CHOOSE 180
- Resilient in Sustaining Empowerment (R.I.S.E.)
- Glover Empower Mentoring (GEM)
- Brothers United in Leadership Development (B.U.I.L.D.)
- Mentoring Urban Students & Teens (M.U.S.T.)