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We need your help in understanding more about Sammamish’s Health and Human Services needs.

57 registered responses


Physical Health (select all that apply):

Response Percent Response Count
Staying physically active 73.2% 41
Access to healthy food and good nutrition 53.6% 30
Getting adequate rest 39.3% 22
Access to birth control or STD protection 17.9% 10
Treatment for drug or alcohol use, including smoking cessation 10.7% 6
Affordable access to healthcare 42.9% 24
My family and I do not need any of these support services 19.6% 11

Mental and Emotional Health (select all that apply):

Response Percent Response Count
Managing stress 46.4% 26
Managing depression or anxiety 39.3% 22
Support for gender or sexual identity questions 10.7% 6
Access to counseling or mental health services 41.1% 23
Parenting support 28.6% 16
My family and I do not need any of these support services 35.7% 20

Emergency Support (select all that apply):

Response Percent Response Count
Short-term housing 9.4% 5
Domestic violence help 11.3% 6
Food assistance 11.3% 6
Temporary financial assistance 18.9% 10
My family and I do not need any of these support services 75.5% 40

Youth Support (select all that apply):

Response Percent Response Count
Academic support for kids 42.9% 24
Finding affordable childcare 28.6% 16
Activities for teens 44.6% 25
Academic support for teens 39.3% 22
Activities for kids 35.7% 20
My family and I do not need any of these support services 39.3% 22

Senior Support (select all that apply):

Response Percent Response Count
Activities for seniors 39.6% 21
Transportation assistance 41.5% 22
Household help or personal assistance 37.7% 20
Memory care (programs to assist people with alzheimers or dementia) 20.8% 11
My family and I do not need any of these support services 45.3% 24

Community Support (select all that apply):

Response Percent Response Count
Job training programs 26.4% 14
Legal aid 37.7% 20
Support for people with disabilities 30.2% 16
English language learning classes 11.3% 6
Finding culturally appropriate health providers 11.3% 6
Finding health providers that speak your language 1.9% 1
Finding affordable housing 28.3% 15
My family and I do not need any of these support services 37.7% 20

Other:

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Youth:

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 46.3% 25
No 37.0% 20
Not Sure 16.7% 9

Comments:

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Seniors:

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 49.1% 26
No 39.6% 21
Not Sure 11.3% 6

Comments:

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Culture:

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 29.6% 16
No 51.9% 28
Not Sure 18.5% 10

Comments:

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Skipped
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Gender:

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 26.4% 14
No 49.1% 26
Not Sure 24.5% 13

Comments:

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Other factors, please elaborate:

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Physical Health:

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 63.6% 35
No 14.5% 8
Not Sure 21.8% 12

Comments:

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Mental Health:

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 38.2% 21
No 16.4% 9
Not Sure 45.5% 25

Comments:

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July 21, 2017, 9:41 PM
  • Physical Health (select all that apply):
    • Staying physically active
    • Access to healthy food and good nutrition
    • Getting adequate rest
    • Affordable access to healthcare
  • Mental and Emotional Health (select all that apply):
    • Managing stress
    • Managing depression or anxiety
    • Support for gender or sexual identity questions
    • Access to counseling or mental health services
  • Emergency Support (select all that apply):
    • My family and I do not need any of these support services
  • Youth Support (select all that apply):
    • Academic support for teens
  • Senior Support (select all that apply):
    • My family and I do not need any of these support services
  • Community Support (select all that apply):
    • My family and I do not need any of these support services
  • Other:

    Running Start is an awesome program.

  • Youth:
    • Yes
  • Comments:
    No response.
  • Seniors:
    • No
  • Comments:
    No seniors (yet)
  • Culture:
    • Not Sure
  • Comments:
    It would be awesome if there was a mixer or something to encourage learning about them (e.g., visiting a mosque, celebrating Diwali)
  • Gender:
    • Not Sure
  • Comments:
    No response.
  • Other factors, please elaborate:
    No response.
  • Physical Health:
    • Yes
  • Comments:
    I use facilities in Issaquah/Bellevue.
  • Mental Health:
    • Not Sure
  • Comments:
    Teens having difficulty coping with issues.
  • Emergency Support:
    • Not Sure
  • Comments:
    Thankfully, we have not needed to use these.
  • Youth Support:
    • Yes
  • Comments:
    Currently, we're making use of Running Start, Shakespeare in the Park
  • Senior Support:
    • No
  • Comments:
    Not yet; the part that really worries me is the horrible transportation situation here. No daytime/weekend public transportation options.
  • Community Support:
    • Yes
  • Comments:
    No response.
  • What prevents you or your family from getting the health and human services you need (please select all that apply)?
    • Services are not located in Sammamish
  • In your opinion, what are the three most pressing health and human service needs in Sammamish?
    • Transportation, though not strictly H&HS, supports it. It's really, really bad here.
  • Where did you hear about the Health and Human Services Needs Assessment?
    • City newsletter
  • What is your annual household income?
    • $70,001 - $100,000
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