Help is limited. Some churches have emergency funds.
Angeline's Center for Homeless Women: 206-436-8650
2025 3rd Ave., Seattle, WA 98121
Drop-in center; laundry, shower, phone on sign-up basis.
Central Area Motivation Program: 206-812-4940
722 18th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122
Food, clothing, other emergency assistance; ex-offender re-entry assistance program.
Community Service Officers: 206-684-4790 / 684-4791
Seattle Police Department
105 14th Ave., Suite #300, Seattle, WA 98122
Help with transportation; referrals to food and shelter.
Ballard Food Bank (formerly North End Emergency Fund) : 206-789-7800
Limited funds for utilities, emergencies; north end; food bank.
North Helpline: 206-367-3477
Limited funds for utilities, other emergencies; north end; 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Tuesday-Thursday only.
Queen Anne Help Line: 206-282-1540
Clothing bank and other assistance.
Salvation Army: 206-447-9944
1101 Pike St., Seattle, WA 98101
Limited vouchers for clothing and hygiene items; emergency food bank; move-in/rent assistance. Call for appointment.
St. Vincent de Paul: 206-767-6449
5950 4th Ave. South, Seattle, WA 98101
909 8th Ave. (across from Shoprite near Madison)
Limited help for utility and emergency needs. Up to 3 day wait for answer. Walk-ins before 3:00 pm.
Food and Meals
There are lots of food banks in Seattle, each for a specific area; hours vary. For the food bank nearest you, call:
Food Resource Network: 206-223-1774
or Crisis Clinic: 866-427-4747 or 206-461-3222 (24 hours)
Compass Center: 206-357-3100
77 South Washington St., Seattle, WA 98104
$1.50 lunch or dinner; some free meals; showers, clothing.
Cathedral Kitchen, St. James Cathedral Hall: 206-322-2447
803 Terry (enter off Columbia between 9th & Terry)
Meals for women and families; Monday-Friday, 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Millionair Club: 206-728-5627 2515 Western Ave., Seattle, WA 98121
Breakfast 7:00-8:00 am; dinner 3:30-4:30 pm
Union Gospel Mission: 206-622-5177
318 2nd Ave., Seattle, WA 98104
$1/meal; breakfast 7:00-10:00 am, lunch 12:00-1:00 pm, dinner 5:00-6:00 pm; dinner free if you attend evening chapel 7:45-8:30 pm.