Safety Team

Our downtown Safety Ambassadors are on the ground seven days a week in six downtown neighborhoods assisting visitors, residents, workers and homeless individuals. From providing directions to out-of-towners, to aiding downtown’s unsheltered population, this dedicated team helps keep downtown safe, welcoming and livable.

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Call 206-441-3303 to make a service request

To request a specific service, please call us during hours of operation (see below). After hours, you can leave a detailed message and we’ll follow up the next day.

The MID-funded Safety Team provides the following services:

  • Customer service and wayfinding
  • Transit information
  • Safety escorts
  • Referrals to human services
  • Coordination to clean debris from sidewalks
  • Public safety information and crime prevention through environmental design services for ratepayers

 

DSA/MID Safety Ambassador CJ personifies customer service in downtown Seattle

If you have a question while you’re out and about in downtown, the odds are good CJ will have an answer.

 

Ambassador Shout Out

A big thanks to all ambassadors who have braved a very wet winter to provide service in our parks, public spaces and to residents, employees, visitors and people in need downtown.

Parks Team Ambassador of the Month

Alvin Bauer

Alvin Bauer joined DSA six months ago and has already proven a valuable team member. Alvin has broad range of job experience and needed very little direction for interacting with downtown’s diverse population and visitors. Alvin is artistic and creative (his chalk art is amazing) and as much as possible, he incorporates his talents to engage park patrons. Alvin is positive, supportive and a true outside-the-box thinker.

Please join us in congratulating Alvin as our Parks Team employee of the month.

 

 

 

Areas of Operation

Serving Belltown, Denny Triangle, Retail Core, Pioneer Square, Waterfront and West Edge neighborhoods.

 

 Service Requests

206-441-3303

Service Hours

Clean Team

Monday–Sunday: 6 a.m.–9 p.m.

Safety Team

Monday–Sunday: 7:30 a.m.–9:30 p.m.

Homeless Outreach Team

Monday–Friday: 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

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Become an Ambassador

We have available employment opportunities on the MID-funded clean, safety, outreach and parks activation teams.

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