West Seattle Doula Services
Breana Davis $200 fee
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.
Offers ESL classes and employment services as well as Spanish-English wage-claim advocacy. Serves low-income Latino immigrants. Located in Central Seattle.
East African Community Services
Case management and assistance for refugees and their families, citizenship education, interpretation services, after school programs. Located in South Seattle
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.
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
Seattle Indian Health Board – also OBSTETRICS, DENTAL
Serves the American Indian & Alaska Native population. Most primary care services are available to everyone.
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
Healthcare.gov - Enrollment info for marketplace health insurance, typically Nov 1 – Dec 15
HCA Prescription Help
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
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
Jubilee Women’s Center Sojourner Place
Transitional housing. Homeless pregnant women eligible
Day Center - 1830 Ninth Ave Central Seattle
Offers breakfast and lunch M-F. Connects clients to services
Family Center & Transitional Housing – North Seattle
YWCA Seattle, King, Snohomish - Resources for emergency, transitional, and affordable housing
New Bethlehem Project
Day center with hygiene services and dinner for families with children
Solid Ground Connecting people to resources to gain stability and build stronger futures
1501 N 45th st, Seattle WA 98103
Day center for women and women with children. Daily lunch.
11061 NE 2nd st #223, Bellevue WA 98004
Income Assistance & Finances Help
2-1-1 Quick Links – “Financial Assistance” includes bus tickets/gas money, rent, rental deposits, utilities
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
Hopelink Financial Help
Eviction prevention and help with move in costs
Help with heating Costs
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.
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.
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
Seattle-King County Immigrant Legal Defense Network - Office of Immigrant & Refugee Affairs
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
Parenting Support & Groups
Circle of Security classes at Valley Medical
Families of Color Seattle
Financial assistance is available to cover fee
3818 s Edmunds st unit #103
Location based groups
Financial assistance is available to cover fee
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 to and from medical appointments
Web Resource for people needing transportation from Snohomish to Pierce Counties. Allows selection for accessibility needs (including carseats)
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.
therapists/pelvic floor PT
April Bolding- specializes in womens health, located in west seattle
Seattle Holistic Center
7700 ave N Seattle, WA 98103 (greenwood)