SEATTLE — King County and Seattle leaders today announced they'll create a more coordinated response to homelessness in the new year.
It includes some kind a new governmental agency to bring all the services under the same umbrella.
People working to dig their way out of homelessness face difficulty connecting with the services they need to get off the streets.
Azia Ruff knows. She's been homeless three times.
"When I say that I was a disconnected customer, it was that I was experiencing my housing instability and I lacked connection to resources," she said.
Now Ruff is advising Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and King County Executive Dow Constantine how to build a new, regional approach to homelessness.
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