Housing and assistance resources

Please note: the Coalition does not provide direct social services, assistance, or housing. 

If you or someone you know is in need of help or information on finding services, assistance, or housing, the resources below may be of help. You may also contact our member organizations about their services. 

Immediate help: 

If you or someone you know is in crisis or immediate danger, please call 9-1-1. 
You can reach the 24 hour crisis line at 866-427-4747 or 206-461-3222, TDD 206-461-3219

King County 2-1-1

King County’s Community Information Line (2-1-1) has trained people available to provide information and referrals by phone Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Interpreter services are available. Call 2-1-1 or (206) 461.3200 // Toll Free 800.621.4636 // TDD 206.461.3610. Note: due to high demand, 2-1-1 often experiences long hold times.

Families with children who have nowhere to stay in King County should call 2-1-1 for a referral to Coordinated Entry for All.

2-1-1 Community Resources Online provides updated brochures on emergency shelters, services, and other resources in King County.

Other immediate resources

Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-562-6025 (24 hours a day, every day) 

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) (24 hours a day, every day)

National Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (24 hours a day, every day)

TeenLink 1-866-TEENLINK (866-833-6546) is a confidential, anonymous, and non-judgmental helpline answered by trained teen volunteers in King County from 6:00-10:00 p.m. every day. 

Finding housing: 

Click here for the list of links the City of Seattle provides to affordable housing.

Search the web for affordable housing:


Housing Search NW