Below is a list of community resources serving the greater King County area. We are continually building and updating our list, please visit often for updated information.

Local Community Resources Offering Shelter and Housing Assistance:

King County

 

Seattle Housing and Resource Effort (SHARE) & Women’s Housing, Equality and Enhancement (WHEEL)

(206) 517-9011

1902 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98111

Who they accept:  Men and women.

Process and Services:

Screenings for all SHARE shelters, except the Lakeview and University Lutheran Women's Shelters and the Tent Cities, are held at the SHARE Office in the basement of the Josephinum, between 2nd & 3rd off Stewart, alley entrance in downtown Seattle. No prior appointments or calls are needed to get into a shelter. Just show up at the Josephinum at the times listed below.


Screenings for night shelters are at 6 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and at 1 PM on Mondays and Thursdays.

Screenings for the Lakeview Women's shelter are held at the following times and locations:
Monday 1 PM Mary's Place (1830 9th Ave.)
Wednesday 7 PM Women’s Referral Center (Angeline's, 2024 Third                                 Friday 6pm SHARE Office

 

Screenings for the University Lutheran Women's shelter are held at the following times and locations:
Tuesday, 1 PM Mary's Place (1830 9th Ave.)
Thursday, 10 AM Elizabeth Gregory Day Center (1604 NE 50th)
Sunday, 7 PM Women’s Referral Center (Angeline's, 2024 Third)

 

Screenings for the Bunkhouse Days shelter are at the SHARE Office at 1 PM on Mondays and 9 AM on Wednesdays and Fridays.

The Tent Cities screen on location. There are no set times for the screenings. Just show up at the location.

Tent City3 is at Haller Lake United Methodist Church (13055 First Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98125) where it will remain until October 11, 2014. 

 

Tent City4 is at Temple B'Nai Torah (15727 NE 4th St, Bellevue, WA 98008) where it will remain until late-August, 2014.  


Compass Housing Alliance                       (206) 357-3100   

77 S Washington Street, Seattle, WA 98104

Who they accept:  Men and women over 18.

Process and Services:

Banking & Mailing (Client Services Office)

Location: 77 S. Washington St, Seattle, WA 98104
Hours:   Monday-Friday: 9:00am-4:00pm

CLOSED Saturday, Sunday,  most major holidays

Hygiene Center

Location: 77 S. Washington Street
Hours: 7:00am-2:30pm  Last shower at 2:00pm

Peter’s Place

Location: 901 Rainier Ave – entrance in back
Hours: Sunday-Wednesday 8 am-5:30 pm, Thursday 8 am – 3:30 pm

 

Overnight Shelter for Women

Hammond House Women’s Shelter

Location: Downtown Seattle
Hours: 6:00pm-7:00am
Access: To see if there is space, check in at Women’s Referral Center, 2024 3rd Ave from 6:00pm – 9:00pm.

Roy Street Shelter (Men and Women)

Location: 802 Roy St.
Hours: 6:00pm-7:00am
Access: Access is only through REACH encampment outreach

 

Overnight Shelter for Men

First Church Men’s Shelter

Location: 180 Denny Way (First United Methodist Church)
Hours: 6:30pm-6:30am
Access: To see if there is space, check in at the Client Services Office (77 S. Washington St.) at 9:00am Monday-Friday.

Men’s Emergency Nightwatch Shelter

Location: Millionair Club - 2515 Western Ave
Hours: 9:30pm-6:30am
Access: Access through Operation Nightwatch only

Roy Street Shelter (Men and Women)

Location: 802 Roy St.
Hours: 6:00pm-7:00am
Access: Access is only through encampment outreach

 

Transitional Housing for Women

Cascade Women’s Program

Location: South Lake Union area
Hours: 24 Hours
Access: Self-referral– please call at 9:00am daily – 206-474-1820.

Community Transitional Houses for Women

Location: Houses in North Seattle
Hours: 24 Hours
Access: Call 206-474-1800

 

Transitional Housing for Men

Pioneer Square Men’s Program

Location: 77 S. Washington Street
Hours: 24 Hours
Access: Call 206-474-1840 on Tuesday or Friday at 1:00pm.

Community Transitional Houses for Men

Location: Houses in North Seattle and Shoreline
Hours: 24 Hours
Access: Call 206-474-1800

Veterans Services

Shoreline Veterans Center

Location: 1301 N 200th Street, Shoreline
Hours: 24 Hours
Access: Call 206-474-1880

VVLP House – Bennett House

Location: South Seattle
Hours: 24 Hours
Access: Call 206-474-1883

VVLP House – Burien House

Location: Burien
Hours: 24 Hours
Access: Call 206-474-1883

Compass Veterans Center – Renton

Location: 419 S. 2nd Street, Renton, WA 98057
Eligible:

  • Homeless  veterans or homeless veterans with families.
  • Veterans who served in the military with other than dishonorable discharge
  • Income between zero to 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI) at intake
  • Women veterans  are strongly encouraged to apply

Call for a Phone Screening: 206-474-1910

 

Permanent Housing

Karlstrom Apartments
Location: 65 S. Washington St.
Hours: 24 Hours
Access: Call 206-474-1370

Northlake Grove Cooperative:
Location: Kenmore, WA
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm
Requirements: Families with maximum annual incomes ranging from $19,075 for single individuals, up to $35,980 for a family of nine.
Access: Call 425-398-8648
To find out if you qualify by income level, please see the WSHFC table here.
Vacancy and application information can be accessed through the website Housing Search NW.

Easternwood Cooperative
Location: Bothell, WA
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm
Requirements: Annual incomes ranging from $16,350 for single individuals, up to $48,300 for a family of seven.
Access: Call 425-398-8648
To find out if you qualify by income level, please see the WSHFC table here.
Vacancy and application information can be accessed through the website Housing Search NW.

Longfellow and Westwood Courts
Location: West Seattle
Hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00am-4:00pm
Requirements: Households with maximum annual incomes ranging from $28,500 for single individuals, and up to $53,700 for a family of eight.
Access: Call 206-933-9915
To find out if you qualify by income level, please see the WSHFC table here.
Vacancy and application information can be accessed through the website Housing Search NW.

Bergan Place
Location: North Seattle
Hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00am-4:00pm
Access: Call 206-706-4532
To find out if you qualify by income level, please see the WSHFC table here.
Vacancy and application information can be accessed through the website Housing Search NW.

Angle Lake Court (Senior Housing)
Location: Seatac, WA
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm
Requirements: Affordable to individuals with incomes of 30-50% of the area median income.
Access: Call 206-988-5916
To find out if you qualify by income level, please see the WSHFC table here.
Vacancy and application information can be accessed through the website Housing Search NW.

Dekko Place Apartments
Location: Downtown Seattle
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm
Requirements: Affordable to individuals with incomes of 30-60% of the area median income.
Access: Call 206-474-1360.

To find out if you qualify by income level, please see the WSHFC table here.
Vacancy and application information can be accessed through the website Housing Search NW.

Nyer Urness House
Location: Downtown Ballard
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm
Requirements: Studio units for chronically homeless adults.
Access: Applications are now closed. Please check this site later for updates.

 

HomeStep Family Program

Location: Apartments are located in various locations around Seattle.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm
Requirements: Transitional Housing available to families with child(ren).
Phone: 206-474-1300

Access: HomeStep Family Program participates in the coordinated entry system and therefore receives all of their referrals through Family Housing Connection. Please call 211 for a screening and to be placed on a wait list.


Sacred Heart Shelter                                 (206) 285-7489

232 Warren Ave N., Seattle, WA 98109

Who they accept: Families (single-parent or 2-parent) with children 13 and under. (Single fathers with children are OK.)

Process and Services: Must have referral from family housing connection. Process takes 1-3 days for approval.                                                                      


Noel House Women’s Referral Center (206) 441-3210

118 Bell Street, Seattle, WA 98121

Who they accept:  Women 18+ only. 40 bed referral to other shelters and minimal on site accommodations.

Process and Services:

Noel House shelter while women wait for a bed to become available at the main shelter. They accommodate women through their four faith-based volunteer-run shelters:

  • St. John’s Catholic Church
  • Temple de Hirsch Sinai
  • Holy Rosary Catholic Church
  • Bethany Community Church

Bread of Life Mission                                     (206) 682-3579

97 South Main Street, Seattle, WA 98194

Who they accept:  Men only in the night shelter; men, women and children in the day shelter.

Process and Services:

Day Shelter

Serves homeless men, women and children into their Day Shelter every Monday thru Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Services we offer in our Day Shelter:

  •          Mail Services
  •        Men and Women’s Clothing
  •         Lockers for a minimal fee
  •         Coffee and Pastries
  •         Media Center (computers with internet access and television)
  •         Metro Bus Passes
  •         Hot Lunch
  •         Social Services and referrals

 

Nightly Services

Screening/intake from 10am to 4pm, men over 18 only with valid state ID. Their 3rd floor shelter holds 82 clean beds and they work in conjunction with Operation Night Watch to sleep 28 additional men in the chapel. Each evening they offer dinner, the gospel, showers and a bed to men in need.


William Booth Center                                      (206) 621-0145

811 Maynard Ave S., Seattle WA, 98134

Who they accept: Men over 18.

Process and Services:

Housing and Homeless Services

Group homes, emergency shelters, and transitional living centers provide housing, food, and overnight lodging for varying amounts of time to those in need. In addition, they provide educational, counseling and vocational services to homeless, destitute individuals and families, and youth where family care is undesirable or unavailable.

For those families with temporal needs, family service programs help families and needy individuals with emergency food, housing, and utility assistance.

Hunger Relief

They provide meals to anyone in need through its many soup kitchens, sit-down meal programs, food pantries, mobile meals and community gardens. 

Other Services

Veterans, students in Fare Start (non-profit culinary school for homeless), medical respite for major illnesses (must be referred by local hospital; walk-ins not accepted)


Seattle Union Gospel Mission                       (206) 622-5177

318 2nd Ave. Ext. S., Seattle, WA 98104

Who they accept:  Men’s shelter, women’s day services. Over 18 only, no families.

Process and Services:

Screening at any time with about one day wait list, night by night basis only.

 

Warning: This shelter is known to house sex offenders, please use extreme caution.