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Department of Adult & Juvenile Detention

Operating safe, secure, and humane detention facilities and community corrections programs
Department of Adult &
Juvenile Detention

Administration
King County Courthouse
516 Third Avenue,
Room E245
Seattle, WA 98104
Office hours:
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
King County DAJD

Emergency and Other Assistance

Emergency Services

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.