We are thrilled to be partnering with the City of Seattle and the Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs on the launch of the Seattle Relief Fund, a one-time financial assistance program intended for eligible low-income Seattle residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This program offers a one-time payment of $1,000 to each individual […]


This academic year we partnered with Office Depot/OfficeMax as one of our incredible partners for our Stuff the Bus 2021 School Supply Drive. Collaborating and working closely with the Office Max – Ballard branch, as well as, the Sodo, Aurora, and Marysville branches, we received over $15,000 worth of in-store gift cards through the Round […]

“I started doing some home visits and walk and talks with students this month. One of these home visits helped us determine that a family in transitional housing had moved, and we were able to visit them in their new housing. We had not been able to contact this family since school closed last year […]

Thank you Aki Kurose Middle School leadership for recognizing our longstanding collaborative partnership!  While last year was challenging for all,  we are so proud of Mitra Vahdati, CISS Site Coordinator, and the great work she did to continue cultivating this partnership with Seattle Public Schools students, their families, and all the awesome staff at Aki […]




In December 2020 and January 2021, as part of our “In Sight, Offsite: Meet the Team” social media posts, CIS of Seattle staff were introduced to our followers and supporters.  Check out the posts for yourself below and get to know the team.

“…Mentoring Month is an opportunity to unite the residents of Washington to empower our students, raise public awareness of the importance of mentoring, recognize those who have impacted youth across the state, and build a brighter future for Washington’s children through mentoring;” We are proud to stand shoulder to shoulder with other amazing youth development […]