Coordinated Entry for All
Coordinated Entry for All (CEA) ensures that people experiencing homelessness in King County can get help finding stable housing by quickly identifying, evaluating, and connecting them to housing support services and housing resources. CEA uses a standardized Housing Triage Tool that matches the right level of services and housing resources to the persons facing a housing crisis.Learn more about CEA and read the frequently asked questions (FAQs). FAQs available in English, Russian, Amharic, Tigrinya, Somali, and Vietnamese and Spanish. See the interactive dashboard to get information on people experiencing homelessness.
How CEA works
CEA serves all people (single adults, young adults, couples, families, and veterans) experiencing homelessness. Please contact CEA if you are:
- Living and sleeping outside
- Sleeping in a place not meant for human habitation
- Staying in a shelter
- Fleeing/attempting to flee domestic violence
- Exiting an institution where you resided for up to 90 days and were in shelter or a place not meant for human habitation immediately prior to entering that institution or transitional housing
Young adults who are imminently at risk of homelessness within 14 days are also eligible for CEA.
|1||Meet in-person with a housing assessor at a Regional Access Point for a screening.
Call 211 to schedule a screening appointment.
|2||Receive a referral for services, depending on the level of need.|
|3||Connect to housing resources.|