Birth Doulas

Kristin Travis

BEarth Mate​

www.bearthmate

 

Birth photographers

Jacqueline Hamilton

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206-898-4236

 

Postpartum Doulas

Mary Killeen

West Seattle Doula Services

206-321-0894

westseattledoula@gmail.com

 

Placenta Encapsulators

Breana Davis $200 fee

206-849-2641

For People of Color and Immigrants 

 

Asian Counseling & Referral Services (206) 695-7578 

Offers bilingual classes, one-on-one case management, assistance with naturalization forms. Low income residents or those receiving public assistance are eligible for some free services. Located in South Seattle.  

www.acrs.org/services/ 

 

Casa Latina  

Offers ESL classes and employment services as well as Spanish-English wage-claim advocacy. Serves low-income Latino immigrants. Located in Central Seattle.  

https://casa-latina.org/ 

 

East African Community Services 

Case management and assistance for refugees and their families, citizenship education, interpretation services, after school programs. Located in South Seattle 

www.eastafricancs.org 

 

Horn of Africa Services  

Citizenship classes, housing assistance, job search assistance, monthly legal clinic. Primarily serves refugees and immigrants from East African countries. Located in South Seattle.  

www.hoas.org/social-services/ 

Healthcare – Community Health Clinics  

All take Medicaid. Typically turn no one away for inability to pay and have sliding scales 

All offer general medical care. Other services listed in caps – may not be available at all locations. May also offer behavior health services  

 

ONLINE RESOURCE - https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/locations.aspx 

Can search by location and type of care (for example dental, STI clinic, maternity care) 

 

Country Doctor Community Health Centers – also OBSTETRICS 

Central Seattle locations. Has an After-Hours Clinic at Swedish Cherry Hill M-F 6-10pm, Sa&Su 12-10pm  

 

Healthpoint – also DENTAL, OBSTETRICS (at some locations) 

Locations around King County (outside of Seattle). Drop in dental hours in Tukwila and Des Moines.  

 

International Community Health Services – also DENTAL, VISION 

Locations in Shoreline, Central Seattle and the International District.   

Language support for Asian/Pacific islanders.  

 

Neighborcare – also DENTAL, OBSTETRICS (midwives) 

Locations across Seattle.  

 

Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic – PEDIATRIC Medical, Dental, WIC, Mental Health  

Associated with Seattle Children’s. South Seattle Location  

www.seattlechildrens.org/contact/Odessa-brown   

 

Seattle Indian Health Board – also OBSTETRICS, DENTAL 

Serves the American Indian & Alaska Native population. Most primary care services are available to everyone.  

http://www.sihb.org/medical/ 

 

SeaMar Community Health Centers – also DENTAL, OBSTETRICS 

South Seattle, Burien, Des Moines locations  

 

Healthcare – Insurance & Paying for care 

 

Washington State Health Care Authority - Enrollment information for Apple Health/Medicaid plans  

https://www.hca.wa.gov/ 

 

Healthcare.gov - Enrollment info for marketplace health insurance, typically Nov 1 – Dec 15  

https://www.healthcare.gov/ 

 

HCA Prescription Help  

https://www.hca.wa.gov/health-care-services-supports/prescription-assistance/alternate-help-prescriptions 

 

Housing Items  

 

NW furniture Bank – Open Arms staff here can’t directly refer here (requires an orientation with NW furniture first), but  Mary’s place has some open days where people can go in and get assistance from caseworkers there  

www.nwfurniturebank.org 

 

St. Vincent de Paul  

Furniture, beds, clothing and household items. Multiple locations around King County and beyond  

Intake specialist send requests to the appropriate chapter  

Help center Line 206-767-6449  

https://svdpseattle.org/ - for Seattle and King County  

http://www.svdpusa.org/Assistance-Services - for locations outside of King County  

 

 Housing & Shelters & Day Centers 

*For shelters specifically serving people who have experienced domestic violence see “Domestic Violence & Survivor Support Services” section above 

 

ONLINE/PHONE RESOURCE Washington 2-1-1 

Families experiencing homelessness may call 211 and ask to be screened for Coordinated Entry for All 

 

Catholic Community Services of Western WA - Sacred Heart shelter in Lower Queen Anne  

https://ccsww.org/get-help/ 

 

Jubilee Women’s Center Sojourner Place  

Transitional housing. Homeless pregnant women eligible  

http://www.jwcenter.org/our-programs/housing/sojourner-place/ 

 

Mary’s Place  

Day Center - 1830 Ninth Ave Central Seattle  

Offers breakfast and lunch M-F. Connects clients to services  

Family Center & Transitional Housing – North Seattle  

http://www.marysplaceseattle.org/ 

 

YWCA Seattle, King, Snohomish - Resources for emergency, transitional, and affordable housing 

https://www.ywcaworks.org/housing 

 

New Bethlehem Project  

Day center with hygiene services and dinner for families with children  

https://nbpshelter.org/need-help-now/ 

 

Solid Ground Connecting people to resources to gain stability and build stronger futures 

1501 N 45th st, Seattle WA 98103 

206-965-0629 

https://www.solid-ground.org/get-help/ 

 

Sophia Way  

Day center for women and women with children. Daily lunch.  

11061 NE 2nd st #223, Bellevue WA 98004 

425-4636285 

https://sophiaway.org/we-care/ 

 

 Income Assistance & Finances Help 

 

2-1-1 Quick Links – “Financial Assistance” includes bus tickets/gas money, rent, rental deposits, utilities 

https://win211.org/search/ 

 

Ballard Food Bank  

Serves those in 98107, 98109, 98117, 98119, 98177, 98199 for basic level of emergency financial assistance for eviction notices, utility shut-offs, lost IDs, or driver licenses  

https://www.ballardfoodbank.org/resources-referrals-1/ 

 

DSHS TANF https://www.dshs.wa.gov/esa/community-services-offices/tanf-and-support-services 

 

Hopelink Financial Help  

Eviction prevention and help with move in costs   

https://www.hopelink.org/need-help/emergency-financial-help 

Help with heating Costs  

https://www.hopelink.org/need-help/energy#collapseFive 

 

Jewish Family Service Housing Hotline - Move in assistance serving recently homeless pregnant or parenting families. One adult must have a source of income.  

 

 Legal & Tax Help  

 

Call 2-1-1 for entry point to agencies providing civil legal assistance. Or https://win211.org/search/ 

 

Catholic Immigration Legal services  

Immigration legal services, including citizenship assistance, green cards, DACA, family-based petitions serving low income refugees, asylees and immigrants.  

https://ccsww.org/get-help/specialized-services/refugee-immigration-services/ 

 

Department of Social and Health Services – IDENTIFICATION CARDS - (877) 501-2233 

If you receive public assistance you may be eligible for an ID card at the cost of production  

 

Neighborhood Legal Clinics 

Provides free 30-minute consultations with an attorney.  

Call (206) 267-7070 Tues – Thurs 9-12pm at least 7 days before you want an appointment.  

34 locations across King County with some specialty locations.  

To prepare: decide on desired goal, be prepared to tell a brief history of the legal issue, write a lit of specific questions and identify all your deadlines ahead of time and organize relevant paperwork from most recent at the top to oldest at the bottom.  

https://www.kcba.org/For-the-Public/Free-Legal-Assistance/Neighborhood-Legal-Clinics 

 

Northwest Justice Project  

Specialize in housing, family, health, public benefits, consumer and education law. 

Serves people below 200% of Federal poverty level. Call 2-1-1 for referral  

https://Washingtonlawhelp.org 

 

Seattle-King County Immigrant Legal Defense Network - Office of Immigrant & Refugee Affairs 

https://www.seattle.gov/iandraffairs/programs/legal-defense-fund-and-network 

  • Asian Counseling and Referral Service: (206) 805-8981 

  • West African Community Council: (206) 349-0892 

  • Northwest Immigrant Rights Project and Colectiva Legal del Pueblo (206) 816-3870 

 

United Way of King County – TAXES  

Tax help at multiple locations from January to April 

https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/ 

 

 Parenting Support & Groups  

 

Circle of Security classes at Valley Medical  

http://www.valleymed.org/birthclass/ 

 

Families of Color Seattle  

Financial assistance is available to cover fee  

3818 s Edmunds st unit #103 

206-965-0627 

http://focseattle.com/ 

 

PEPS 

Location based groups 

Financial assistance is available to cover fee  

http://www.peps.org/about 

 

Pregnancy & Infant Loss  

 

Parent Support: http://psofpugetsound.org/how-ps-can-help/local-support-groups/ 

Offers support groups to people, families, and support people who have experienced a stillbirth or a miscarriage. They have pretty clear agenda outline on their website that breaks down what folks can expect at each group. They have 2 groups in Seattle (both at Children’s) and one in Auburn, Tacoma and Olympia. Also links to Facebook groups if an online option is helpful. 

  

Children’s Hospital: Journey Program: https://www.seattlechildrens.org/clinics/grief-and-loss/ 

They have support groups, family and individual counseling, reading suggestions, phone support. They have online PDF resources you can download and share. 

  

Sacred Womb Services Pregnancy Loss Healing Circle: https://www.sacredwombservices.com/healingcircle 

This is a 5 week healing circle led by a local doula. It does cost money to attend, there are scholarships available. Offered fall and spring.  

  

Baby Loss Comfort: http://babylosscomfort.com/grief-resources/ 

                List of various resources and online resources too. 

  

Perinatal Support Washington: http://perinatalsupport.org/resources-for-perinatal-loss/ 

This is a list of different resources they recommend, various foundations and alliances that provide direct support and information. Perinatal Support Washington also has a Warm Line where someone can call, leave a message and someone will get back to you and provide peer support. They have a quick turnaround time in reaching back out to folks. 

  

Faces of Loss: http://facesofloss.com/ 

An online database of people’s stories. The intention is to see that folks aren’t alone and to share their stories if they’d like. The stories are powerful and intense to read just FYI 

 

 Transportation  

 

Hopelink  

Transportation to and from medical appointments 

https://www.hopelink.org/need-help/transportation 

 

FindaRide  

Web Resource for people needing transportation from Snohomish to Pierce Counties. Allows selection for accessibility needs (including carseats)  

http://findaride.org/ 

 

ORCA Lift  

Reduced bus and train fare for adults ages 19-64 whose household income is at below 200% of FPL. Citizenship not required. Multiple locations to apply.  

https://kingcounty.gov/depts/transportation/metro/fares-orca/orca-cards/lift.asp

 

Chiropractors/massage

 

therapists/pelvic floor PT

April Bolding- specializes in womens health, located in west seattle

206-355-5639

Aprilbolding.com

 

 Prenatal/postpartum exercise

Seattle Holistic Center

7700 ave N Seattle, WA 98103 (greenwood)

206-525-9035

www.seattleholisticcenter.com