Housing assistance and shelter is available for individuals in King County Washington. While some resources are focused on veterans and/or victims of domestic violence, most qualified residents can receive some type of support. Many of the clients include the recently evicted or currently homeless individuals in the Seattle region.
Some of the leading non-profits, charities, and government organizations are listed below. The transitional and low income housing units will often have waiting lists and limited capacities. However you can always ask for referrals as well. Those who are able to enroll will also benefit from case management, meals, and other self-sufficiency type resources.
If you are behind on your rent, homeless, or facing eviction in King County, look into some or all of these housing programs. They can provide you the time to get back on your feet and offer short term shelter while you do that.
Acres of Diamonds
26326 NE Kennedy Dr NE
Duvall, WA, 98019
Phone - (425) 788-9999
The charity provides transitional housing services for women without children. Counseling and referrals are offered too.
ADWAS - Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services
Office address is 8623 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, Washington, 98115
The Place of Our Own is a housing program for victims of domestic violence, pregnant women, and the currently homeless.
Catholic Community Services
1911 Aurora Ave N
Seattle, WA, 98109
The social service agency offers low income and transitional housing for single men and women or couples. Free meals and other support services (such as job training and budgeting) is offered too.
There are several other Catholic Charity resources in King County Washington. Other examples include Michael's Place, which is for male veterans experiencing homelessness. Social workers also offer general case management and per diem housing services. Inquire into eviction prevention and rent subsidies too. This center is at 1307 E Spring St. and dial (206) 726-5688 for details.
Noel House Women's Referral Center
2030 Third Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98121
Central Area Motivation Program
722 18th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: (206) 812-4940
Compass Housing Alliance
Address: 210 Alaskan Way S Client Services Office
Seattle, Washington, 98104
Call (206) 357-3150
Several housing programs are offered, including centers for women and veterans. Intensive case management is also available. The HomeStep - Transitional Housing program also provides case management for single adults with stays up to 2 years as being a possibility. Referrals are required. Clients can also work on finding a permanent home or apartment to live in.
Elizabeth Gregory Home - Transitional Housing
1604 NE 50th St University Lutheran Church
Seattle, WA, 98105
Call (206) 523-6031
Address of shelter - 27701 SE 26th Way
Fall City, Washington 98024
15318 Washington St
Sumner, WA, 98390
Phone - (253) 682-3401
Provides information on low income housing, federal government subsidies, and case management and other supportive services to help homeless and evicted families work toward independence. Get details on local and region employment opportunities, food pantries, and more.
Family Services Northwest - Nettie's Haven Transitional Home and DV Services
Assists domestic violence victims in King County. Shelter and housing is offered. Other programs include advocacy services, legal aid, and life skills training.
House of Mercy Ministries
Dial (206) 856-0013
Jubilee Women's Center
The office is at 620 18th Ave E
Seattle, Washington, 98112
Main phone - (206) 324-1244
Provides short term community housing (and the possibility for longer term apartments) for single, low-income women.
Main address - PO Box 40464
Bellevue, Washington, 98015
Dial (206) 915-2073
Pioneer Human Services - Special Needs Housing, Veterans Housing
Veterans can receive housing, case management, vocation and employment assistance.
Retsil Veterans Home
Location - 1141 Beach Dr Building 9
Retsil, WA, 98378
Phone - (253) 582-8440 Ext: 0
Runs a subsidized and low income apartments and housing for qualified, low income veterans. Their rent expense will be about 30% of their total household income. Applicants must have Honorable or General discharge.
Sacred Heart Shelter
Address: 232 Warren Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98109
Telephone - (206) 285-7489
Queen Anne Helpline
311 W McGraw St.
Seattle, Washington 98119
Main number for intake - (206) 282-1540
Saint Martin dePorres Shelter
1561 Alaskan Way
Seattle, Washington 98134
1401 E Jefferson St Suite 401
Seattle, WA, 98122
Main number is (206) 324-1520
Support services, referrals, and other assistance is for HIV/AIDS patients and their families.
Salvation Army - William Booth Center
Main location is 811 Maynard Ave S
Seattle, WA, 98134
Main phone - (206) 621-0145
In addition to the shelters and transitional housing programs, this is one of the leading non-profits to call for help in King County. Food, referrals, and maybe even cash for paying rent or bills is available. Resources can, among other things, provide transitional housing for men who are in job training, employed or with other income. Special housing is also available for veterans.
Bread of Life Mission
97 S Main St.
Seattle, WA 98104
Seattle's Union Gospel Mission - Men
Address of non-profit is 318 2nd Ave Ext S, Men's Shelter
Seattle, WA, 98104
Phone number - (206) 622-5177
Adult Service Center
Seattle, Washington 98104
Call 206-357-3190 2013
5071 8th Ave NE
Seattle, Washington, 98105
Telephone - (206) 545-4200
Single women and pregnant women can obtain low income housing, Some of it may be federal government subsidized and a portion of your rent will be based on your income levels.
Union Gospel Mission
318 2nd Avenue Extension
Seattle, WA 98104
Solid Ground - Santos Place
6940 62nd Ave NE
Seattle, WA, 98115
Homeless individuals can look into the Single Adult Transitional Housing Program. Studio apartments may be available. Your monthly rent will be 30% of your income.
United States Mission
Provides career counseling, employment support, and shelter/housing for currently homeless men.
Victory Outreach Church
(206) 781-1655 or dial (206) 429-3497
Christian and religious oriented housing/shelter is offered. A commitment is needed for the men and women who use the facility.
Welcome Home Society
Address: 8403 Ballinger Way NE
Lake Forest Park, Washington 98155
VIEW - Veterans Independent Enterprises of Washington
Call (253) 922-5650
The main resource available in Seattle is the Vocational Rehabilitation And Transitional Services Program. This can provide work adjustment training, therapy, job placement assistance, transitional housing, living skills, and transitional employment for homeless veterans.
Youth and Outreach Services - DOVE House
Case management and housing for a small number of homeless girls.
SHARE (Seattle Housing and Resource Effort)
Seattle, Washington 98111
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