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211 Website

211: Community Information Line

Monday through Friday 8:00am-6:00pm

Community Information Line provides free health and human service information and referrals.



Only call 911 for an emergency situation (i.e. any situation that requires immediate assistance from the police, fire department or ambulance.)

(206) 461-3222
(866) 427-4747 (toll-free)

Crisis Clinic

24 hours

Confidential 24-hour telephone counseling and service referrals for any community member in King County.

(800) 495-7802

YouthCare 24-Hour Adolescent Shelter line

24 hours

You can reach Adolescent Emergency Shelter 24/7. We will ask some brief questions. If you qualify, you can enter the Shelter that day. If not, we will point you to other options. Within 72 hours of entry into Shelter, a parent, guardian, or Child Protective Services (CPS) worker must consent to your staying in the program.

Health Care

(206) 633-7650
Location: 1629 N 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98103

45th Street Homeless Youth Clinic

Wed & Thurs 6:00pm-9:00pm

The 45th Street Homeless Youth Clinic serves youth and young adults (ages 12-23) who are currently homeless or have been homeless at some point in the last 12 months. Services available include: medical care, acupuncture, mental health counseling, drug and alcohol counseling, HIV counseling, dental care (some Thursdays), yoga classes, naturopathy, meditation, massage, health education, social service referrals and outreach. Setting up an appointment by phone is recommended, but walk-in appointments are taken when space is available.

(206) 299-1600
Location: 19th and Republican

Country Doctor Youth Clinic

The Country Doctor Youth Clinic serves homeless youth in Seattle. Services include medical examination, STD counseling, massage therapy, and acupuncture.

Location: YouthCare's Orion Center
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YouthCare's Orion Center Health Clinic

Friday from 1:00pm-5:00pm

The Kaiser Clinic at Orion provides health care to unstably housed young adults aged 12-24. Services include primary care, labs, specialist referrals, mental health referrals, health education, and family planning services. Health care is provided by Kaiser Permanente staff. Walk-ins can come during lunch at the Orion Center starting at 12:30pm, or you can call to make an appointment.

Shelter (Under 18)

(425) 259-6042
(800) 259-6042
Location: 2929 Pine Street, Everett, WA 98201

Cocoon House

Cocoon House operates two emergency shelters for youth ages 13-17.  

  • Cocoon House Central in Everett - space for up to 8 youth.  
  • Cocoon House North in Arlington - space for up to 5 teen mothers. 
(206) 236-KIDS

Friends of Youth - Youth Haven

Youth Haven is an emergency shelter for 11-17 year olds, serving 5 girls and 5 boys at a time. Maximum stay of 21 days.

Nexus website

South King County Youth Shelter

24-hour intake

Nexus (formerly Auburn Youth Resources) provides this short-term emergency shelter for homeless and runaway youth, or youth dealing with a family crisis, ages 10-17. There are 9 beds available.


Legal Help

(888) 201-1014
(877) 211-WASH (9274)

Coordinated Legal Education, Advice, and Referral (CLEAR)

Mon-Fri 8:00am-6:00pm within King County

CLEAR is Washington’s toll-free, centralized intake, advice and referral service for low-income people seeking free legal assistance with civil (i.e. non-criminal) legal problems.


(206) 384-6378
Location: Multiple
SYLAW website

Street Youth Legal Advocates of Washington

SYLAW provides legal advice and referrals, and assistance with juvenile record sealing. They are not accepting new cases for legal representation at this time. Visit their website for current clinic locations and hours.

(206) 359-6200
Location: 1201 3rd Avenue, Suite 4800, Seattle, WA 98101
VAIJ website

Volunteer Advocates for Immigrant Justice (VAIJ)

Offers free legal assistance to detained immigrants seeking asylum or other immigration concerns.

Transitional Living

(206) 409-6009
Location: Multiple locations

Friends of Youth

New Ground offers safe housing, supportive case management, and career and educational guidance for young adults who are facing challenges in life. Five locations provide transition housing to single adults ages 18-21, mothers ages 18-21, and families/couples ages 18-24.


(206) 781-8303
Location: 9010 13th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117

United Indians Youth Home (Labeteyah Youth Home)

United Indians Youth Home seeks to provide a safe and nurturing environment for homeless youth, combining Native American wisdom and ceremony with modern educational, medical and social services. The three-story, 36-bed home offers transitional and state group housing to youth between the ages of 12 and 21. Youth can stay for up to 18 months and are provided with access to medical and educational services, case management, life skills training and career counseling in preparation to living and working on their own.

(425) 449-3868
The Landing

Friends of Youth - The Landing

The Landing is an overnight shelter for homeless young adults, ages 18-24. The shelter is open Sunday through Thursday nights, starting at 8:45 pm and line-up begins at 8:30. Maximum stay of 30 days in a 3 month period.


Domestic & Sexual Violence Support

(206) 744-1600
Location: 401 Broadway, Suite 2075, Seattle, WA 98104
HCSATS Website

Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress

HCSATS provides counseling, medical, and legal advocacy for victims of sexual assault and their families.

(888) 99.VOICE
KCSARC website

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center

24 hours

KCSARC provides crisis intervention, information and referrals, medical advocacy and on-going support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to victims of sexual assault, and their family and friends.

Drop-in Centers

(206) 374-0866
Location: 2709 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA

New Horizons Youth Ministries

Mornings: M, Tu, Th, F 10:00am-12:00pm; Evenings: Sun 6:00pm-9:00pm, M, Tu, W 7:00pm-10:00pm

The drop-in center is a place where youth can receive many services: hot meals, laundry, clothing, toiletries, showers, phones, mail and message service, bus tokens, recreation, social services, help, and rest.

Morning drop-in serves ages 22 and under:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10:00am-12:00pm

Evening drop-in serves ages 21 and under: 

  • Sunday 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 7:00pm-10:00pm


206.524.7301 x112
Location: 47th Street NE near 15th Ave

Street Youth Ministries

M, Tu, Th 7:30-9:30pm; F 1:00-4:00pm

Drop-in center for youth ages 12-22, offering case management, showers and laundry facilities, access to services and basic needs.

(206) 526-2992
Location: 4516 15th Avenue NE
UDYC website

UDYC: University District Youth Center

Food, showers, laundry, counseling, and case management for youth ages 13-22.

YouthCare's Orion Center

M, W, Th, F 3:30-6:30pm

YouthCare's multi-service facility open to youth ages 13-22. Drop-in hours offer case management, service referrals, showers, laundry, help getting state ID, activities. 


(206) 726-8500
Location: 1814 Summit Avenue - Seattle, WA 98122

PSKS: Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets

Provides support and services to Seattle-area homeless youth and young adults, including case management, GED tutoring, employment assistance, and advocacy resources.

(206) 461-3660
Location: 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121


Employment training, education support, paid internship opportunities, and skill development for youth and adults.

Mental Health / Counseling

(206) 322-2970
Location: Multiple Locations

Recovery Centers of King County

RCKC provides Central Seattle and South King County residents with a continuum of care for those who suffer with alcoholism or other drug addiction. Offers in-patient and out-patient chemical dependency treatment and detoxification programs, with sliding-scale fees based on income.

(206) 302-2300
Location: Multiple locations

Sound Mental Health

Sound Mental Health provides a range of counseling services, crisis response services, and chemical dependency treatment programs.

(206) 587-0992
Location: 1102 East Spruce Street, Seattle, WA 98122

Spruce Street Secure Crisis Residential Center

Short-term residence/crisis support services for street youth ages 12-17.

Online group

Trans Teens Online Talk Group

Wednesdays, 4pm - 6pm Pacific

A weekly moderated group for transgender teens to talk in a safe space and to be able to fully express themselves without fear of being made to feel uncomfortable or unwelcome. To discuss concerns, issues and to talk about personal victories. Open to ages 12-19.

Shelter (Over 18)

(206) 362-1635
Location: 1415 NE 43rd ST, Seattle, WA 98105
ROOTS website

ROOTS Young Adult Shelter

7 days a week, call or line up at 8:00pm

ROOTS provides safe emergency overnight shelter to homeless young adults, ages 18-25.

Meals & Food Banks

(206) 522-4366
Location: 4740 B University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Teen Feed

Teen Feed serves a hot, nutritious meal every night, in addition to offering case management and a street outreach program. Meal locations vary; call for details.