2-1-1 Community Information Line
Community Information Line (CIL) provides expert information and referral assistance to people seeking help with community resources. In addition, it offers specialized assistance to people with disabilities and caregivers of adults 18 years and older with an illness or disability. Use the following phone numbers to connect with the Community Information Line:
(800) 621-4636 (Toll Free)
(206) 461-3610 (TDD)
Washington Recovery Help Line (866-789-1551)
Washington Recovery Helpline is new consolidated helpline for substance abuse, problem gambling and mental health. It is an anonymous and confidential help line that provides cirsis intervention and referral services for Washington state residents 24-hours a day.
Friends of Youth
Friends of Youth provides a wide range of services for youth and young adults ages 6-24 - and their families - in Washington's King and Snohomish Counties. In addition to operating the only overnight youth shelters on the Eastside, we offer youth development initiatives, in-home family support for young parents of newborns, parent education, youth and family counseling, substance abuse counseling, therapeutic foster care, residential treatment and transitional housing for homeless young people and teen mothers.
Hopelink offers an integrated array of programs that enable families in crisis to make progress toward and achieve self-sufficiency. Upon entering a Hopelink program, clients go through an intake interview and are referred to all programs and services necessary to work toward self-sufficiency and end the cycle of homelessness. Services include: food, housing, child care, family development, adult education, transportation, interpreter services, financial assistance, energy assistance and classes.
Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank
The Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank serves the qualifying income residents of zip codes 98027, 98029, 98059 and 98075. The Clothing Bank serves the Greater Eastside including Issaquah, Carnation, Snoqualmie, North Bend, Redmond, Fall City, Sammamish, Renton, Maple Valley, Preston, Hobart and Ravensdale.
Washington LawHelp is a guide to free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors in Washington. You can also locate information on free legal aid programs in Washington, including basic eligibility and contact information.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill - Eastside
NAMI Eastside is a community-based nonprofit organization that sponsors free support groups and educational programs, and advocates for improvements to our mental health delivery system in terms of access to care, standards of care, continuity of care, recovery, housing, and rehabilitation
The Crisis Clinic
The Crisis Clinic is a 24-hour/7-day a week free service available to community members who may have a mental health crisis, need resources or simply want to talk to someone in confidence.
Emergency Shelters lists names and telephone numbers for shelters serving many populations including youth, single men and women, and families. There is also a list of day centers, domestic violence shelters and help lines for Pierce and Snohomish counties.
Go to Community Resources Online for a complete list of program and services in King County.
Public Health Centers in Seattle and King County.
Washington's State Children Health Insurance Program
Infants through teenagers (under 19) can receive free or low-cost health insurance through the Washington's State Children Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). Click to learn about income guidelines, how to apply, and much more.
Basic Health is a state-sponsored program providing affordable health care coverage through private health plans. Basic Health is available for Washington State residents who are:
Within Basic Health's income guidelines;
Not be eligible for free or purchased Medicare;
Not institutionalized at the time of enrollment; and
Not attending school full-time in the United States on a student visa.
Washington Women In Need (WWIN)
Washington Women In Need provides grants in four program areas:
Education at accredited institutions in Washington
Mental Health Counseling with licensed mental health professionals
Health Care Insurance Premiums for current health coverage
Physical/Dental/Vision/Hearing exams and treatment
Summit America Insurance Services
Summit America Insurance Services is an independent company that provides student injury and sickness insurance plan to the students of washington state community colleges. Submit all claims, claims inquiry and eligibility questions to them directly via phone (888-580-2670), email) or visit their website.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA)
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) brings together America's pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that's right for them. Click on the link to learn more about it.
Low-Cost Housing Resources
Low-Cost Housing Resources offers a comprehensive list of low-cost permanent and transitional housing resources.
Low-income Housing (permanent housing listings)
Transitional Housing (transitional housing for youth, adults and families)
KITH Cares offers housing assistance for individuals and families living on the Eastside.