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Phone: 2-1-1 (each county has a line connected to local resources)
Website: http://www.211.org/

Solid Ground

Solid Ground connects people with resources & tools to help them stabilize their housing, access healthy food & build stronger futures for themselves & their families. 

Phone: 206-694-6700
Website: https://www.solid-ground.org/ 

Bellevue Lifespring

Provides eviction prevention, first month’s rent (NO DEPOSIT) and utility assistance for families with children residing in and moving within the Bellevue city limits.

Phone: 425-451-1175 Ext: 2
Hours: M-F, 8am-5pm.
Website: http://bellevuelifespring.org

Emergency Services – King County

Provides limited assistance with eviction prevention, move-in cost, utilities and food; offers motel vouchers for homeless families with children who are currently IN, or who LAST LIVED IN, certain cities.

Bellevue Address: 700 108th Ave NE Suite 211, Bellevue, WA, 98004
Phone: 425-213-1963 Ext: 2

Seattle Address: 100 23rd Ave S Randolph Carter Family Center, Seattle, WA, 98144
Phone: 206-328-5755
Hours: M-F, 9am-4pm.

South Seattle Address: 1229 W Smith St, Kent, WA, 98032
Phone: 253-850-2523
Website: http://crisisclinic.org/education/emergency-services-brochures/

Housing Search NW

A free resource to help you find a home in the state of Washington that fits your needs and budget.

Phone: 1-877-428-8844
Website: http://www.housingsearchnw.org

YWCA of Seattle and King County

Offers housing crisis solutions. They offer referrals, financial aid for rental costs and case management to families facing eviction.

Phone: 206-209-5677
Address: 3800 S Myrtle St The Willows, Seattle
Website: http://www.seattleymca.org/Pages/Welcome.aspx


EMERGENCY SITUATIONS: 206-812-4940 (receiving a 10 day shut-off notice, 24 hour shut-off notice, or are currently disconnected from your heat provider).

Must live within Seattle City limits and meet income requirements.

Website: http://center-stone.org/find-programs-services/energy-assistance-home-heating/
Phone: 1-800-348-7144

Provides perishable and non-perishable food items to residents of Seattle; offers home food delivery to those who are homebound; occasionally provides pet food. Clients may visit the pantry once per week.

Address: 722 18th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98122
Phone: 206-812-4970

Food Pantry Hours: Tu, 11am-4pm (ZIP codes 98102, 98112 and 98122 only); W, noon-4pm; Th, 9am-1pm.


Must live within zip code limits (zip codes on webpage).
Website: https://www.hope-link.org/get_help/energy_assistance/
Phone: 1-800-348-7144

St. Vincent de Paul’s Helpline

Phone: 206-767-6449
Website: http://svdpseattle.org/utility-assistance/

City of Seattle Utility Discount Program

The Utility Discount Program helps income qualified Seattle City Light customers lower their electric bills by 60%.

Phone: 206-684-3417
Website: http://www.seattle.gov/light/assistance/

Ballard Food Bank

If you live in the 98107, 98117, 98177, 98109, 98119 and 98199 zip codes, you can receive a basic level of emergency financial assistance for eviction notices, utility shut-offs, lost IDs or driver’s licenses. Financial assistance for rental eviction and utility shut-off only ONCE per calendar year.

Phone: 206-789-7800
Website: http://www.ballardfoodbank.org/resources-referrals-1/

Catholic Community Services- HEN (Housing and Essential Needs)

Rent and Utility Assistance
To qualify applicants must have a disability (physical and/or mental) AND have zero income (applicants cannot be receiving any other government cash assistance such as SSI, ABD, TANF, Unemployment, etc.).

Phone: 206-328-5755
Website: http://www.ccsww.org/site/PageServer/pagename=housing_housingandessentialneeds

North Helpline

Limited funds available to provide up to the last $100 to prevent evictions and utility shut offs for people residing in 98125, 98133, 98155 and 98177 zip codes 

Phone: 206-365-8043
Website: http://www.northhelpline.org/get-help/emergency-services/

Salvation Army Emergency Financial Assistance                        

Emergency Shelter, Food & Nutrition Programs, Seasonal Services, Casework Services.

Phone: 206-447-9944

Kent Food Bank and Emergency Services 

Money may be used in emergencies for paying Puget Sound gas and electric bills, eviction prevention (no move-in), and water bills.

Phone: 253-520-3550

Sound Outreach – Pierce County

Basic needs, Health Insurance Guidance, Housing, Financial Empowerment

Phone: 253-593-2111
Website: http://www.soundoutreach.org/services/ 

Asian Counseling and Referral Services

Food pantry provides supplemental culturally specific Asian-Pacific emergency food as well as a hot meal once a week.  Food Pantry Hours: W & F, 11:30am-1pm; tickets available at 9am. Hot meals: W, 10:30am for older adults and people with disabilities; F, 10:30am for general public.

Address: 919 S King St, Seattle, WA, 98104
Phone: 206-292-5714

Auburn Food Bank

Operates a food pantry for residents of Auburn School District; may visit twice per month. ID and proof of address required.   Hours: M Tu Th F, 9am-1pm. 2nd W each month, 4:30pm-6:15pm.

Address: 930 18th Pl NE, Auburn, WA, 98002
Phone: 253-833-8925