The Seattle Human Services Department funds and operates programs and services that meet the basic needs of low-income families and individuals. It also assists victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and offers special services for people with disabilities. Located in Seattle, the department provides direct services to the residents and invests more than $85 million per year in over 230 community-based organizations. The Seattle Human Services Department s domestic and sexual violence prevention office provides training, consultation, technical assistance, resource development and research services. Its early learning and family support unit funds local nonprofit agencies to offer preschool and child care services. The department s homelessness intervention unit provides resources and direct services to low-income and homeless people of Seattle. The Seattle Human Services Department additionally offers youth employment and juvenile justice programs.