Partner sought to provide lead-based paint safety education in Chinese

Request for proposals to be released soon

Public Health – Seattle and King County (PHSKC) and the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County (LHWMP) will be providing lead-based paint safety education and training to the residents of the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle. Up to $45,000 in funding is available to partner with a community organization working with Chinese language communities in the Beacon Hill neighborhood. The partner will manage the project and develop, organize, staff, and operate a Promotora style education project on lead-based paint safety. Public Health staff will support education and training of the Promotoras and provide technical support. Find information on Promotora projects at

Project proposals will be requested soon. Organizations interested in partnering may contact Tracee Mayfield at or 206-263-8538 until the Request for Proposal is advertised. Once it is advertised, please check the King County Office of Procurement website at:

Age of housing is the primary predictor of childhood lead poisoning in King County. The Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle has one of the highest concentrations of pre-1978 housing in King County.