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Services/Referral

King County Veterans Program

Provides assistance for emergency needs and long-term achievement of self-sufficiency for veterans and their families.

   Downtown Seattle
   2106 Second Ave
   Seattle, WA 98121
   206-477-8282

   Renton
   500 SW Seventh Street
   Renton, WA 98057
   206-477-7022

Veterans Hotline

Provides information and referral services to connect callers to veteran-specific resources.

Call 1-877-904-VETS (8387) for assistance.

   

Special Services

Women Veterans and Veterans of Color

Provides gender sensitive and culturally appropriate information and referral services. Assistance for homeless veterans.

   El Centro De La Raza
   2524 16th Avenue S.
   Seattle, WA 98144
   206-957-4634

   Therapeutic Health Services
   1116 Summit Ave.
   Seattle, WA 98101
   206-726-4100

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Homeless Veterans

Provides information and referrals.

Call 1-877-904-VETS (8387) for assistance.


Military Families

Provides information and referrals.

Call 1-877-904-VETS (8387) for assistance.

Treatment

Post Traumatic Disorder/Military Sexual Trauma

Treatment is available to veterans or their family members.

View a list of providers here or contact Peter Schmidt at 1-800-562-2308 or 360-725-2220.

Counseling for Military Families

Treatment is available whether or not the veteran is receiving services.

View a list of providers here or contact Peter Schmidt at 1-800-562-2308 or 360-725-2220.

Depression, Anxiety and Substance Abuse Treatment

Screening and treatment for veterans with depression, anxiety and substance use disorders is available through a network of primary care clinics throughout King County. Please visit the health center websites to make an appointment:

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Legal Assistance

Northwest Justice Project

Provides free legal services to financially eligible low income and homeless veterans for civil (not criminal) legal problems that are barriers to housing, employment, and self-sufficiency.

   401 Second Avenue S, Suite 407
   Seattle, WA 98104
   1-855-NJP-VETS (855-657-8387)

Incarcerated Veterans

Services are available for those incarcerated or at-risk of being incarcerated.

   Call 1-800-562-2308.

   View a list of locations served here.

Veterans Court

Assists eligible justice-involved veterans.

   Sound Mental Health - King County District Court
   516 Third Avenue
   Seattle WA 98104
   206-302-2335

   Sound Mental Health - Seattle Municipal Court
   600 Fifth Ave
   Seattle WA 98104
   206-302-2335

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Campus/Training Resources

Vet Corps

Provides mentors and support on campuses in King County to help veterans stay in education or training.

View a list of participating colleges.

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For Service Providers

Training for Service Professionals

Training for professionals is available on a variety of topics including veteran’s culture, PTSD, traumatic brain injury, and their impacts on families. See Veterans Training Support Center website for schedule.

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Emergency Assistance

Homeless? Call 2-1-1 for services and housing assistance.

Emergency Rent and Mortgage Assistance

Call 2-1-1 for information.

Medical Care

The Mobile Medical Program provides basic medical care, dental care and social services to homeless individuals and families living in Seattle and South King County. See their schedule.

Getting Off the Streets

REACH is a Seattle-focused street outreach service that connects homeless substance abusers to housing and other services. Call 206-296-4600.

Sobering

If you are using and need a safe place to recover the Emergency Services Patrol (ESP) can transport you to the Sobering Center. Call 911 to dispatch the ESP in Seattle.

Help in South King County

Call Sound Mental Health at 206-302-2300 to access services.

Housing

Permanent Housing

Access available permanent housing and supportive services (healthcare, counseling, employment) through the Coordinated Entry system: Call 2-1-1 or 206-328-5786. Read more about the Coordinated Entry system.

Employment

Community Employment Services

Three agencies provide employment services at eight WorkSource affiliates. Locations listed on their website.

Career Connections

Assists homeless adults to enter training programs and apprenticeships and obtain jobs. For more information visit their website.

Employment for Homeless Youth/Young Adults

This program assists homeless youth and young adults with job readiness training, internships, job search, case management and connections to housing services.

Call YouthCare Orion Center at 206-622-5555.

Call Friends of Youth at 425-869-6490.

For more information visit their website.

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King County Veterans Internship

Internships and fellowships are available at King County. Call 206-296-7340 for information.

Recovery and Stability

Forensic Intensive Supportive Housing

Assists individuals experiencing homelessness obtain housing with services to help reduce encounters with the criminal justice system and engage in treatment and recovery services from mental health and substance use issues. Call 206-302-2200 for information.

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Familiar Faces Intensive Care Management Team (ICMT)-Vital

Familiar Faces ICMT-Vital coordinates with the criminal justice system to support reentry and reduce incarceration by providing mental health and substance use disorder treatment integrated with primary health care and life skills development. Housing resources are available to provide permanent supportive housing. Call 206-263-8574 or see website for more information.

Behavioral Health Services-Primary Care

Screening for depression, anxiety and substance abuse is available at primary care clinics throughout King County for anyone uninsured and/or with low income. Please visit the health center websites to make an appointment:

Veterans Behavioral Services-Primary Care

Screening and treatment for veterans with depression, anxiety and substance use disorders is available through a network of primary care clinics throughout King County. Please visit the health center websites to make an appointment:

Post Traumatic Disorder/Military Sexual Trauma

Treatment is available to veterans or their family members.

View a list of providers here or contact Peter Schmidt at 1-800-562-2308 or 360-725-2220.

Counseling for Military Families

Treatment is available whether or not the veteran is receiving services.

View a list of providers here or contact Peter Schmidt at 1-800-562-2308 or 360-725-2220.

Maternal Depression

Access help for depression if you are a pregnant and parenting low-income mother at primary care clinics located throughout King County. Please visit the health center websites to make an appointment: 

Depression Treatment for Seniors

In-home treatment for older adults experiencing mild depression. Call 206-615-0533.

For Service Providers

Training for Service Professionals

Training for professionals is available on a variety of topics including veteran’s culture, PTSD, traumatic brain injury, and their impacts on families. See Veterans Training Support Center website for schedule.

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Information and Referral

2-1-1 Community Information Line

Call 2-1-1 to speak with someone about the services you need and get a referral, or search King County 2-1-1’s online database.

Cultural Navigator

This program helps non-English-speaking and immigrant individuals connect to agencies that provide services in their own language. More information is available in English and Spanish (Español).

For New Parents

Nurse Family Partnership

Through home visits, nurses help young, first-time mothers from pregnancy until the child is two years of age to have a healthy pregnancy and develop parenting skills to provide their babies with the best possible start in life. Call 206-477-6262 for more information.

Healthy Start

Strengthens young families and promotes the health and success of their young child through home visits, parent coaching, child development discussions, and family well-being services. The services help parents develop nurturing relationships with their child, increase healthy, effective parenting skills and promotes family independence. Call 425-869-6490 for information.

Maternal Depression Treatment

Access help for depression if you are a pregnant and parenting low-income mother at primary care clinics located throughout King County. Please visit the health center websites to make an appointment: 

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Early Childhood Education

Play and Learn

Play and Learn Groups are held throughout King County providing children fun play opportunities to grow and learn. If you are a parent or caregiver, learn about child development, activities to support your child’s learning, and the skills children are expected to have when they start school.

Find a Kaleidoscope Play and Learn group in your area (large PDF).

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Reuniting After Prison

Passage Point

The Passage Point program helps parents who have been in prison transition to a stable life and reunite with their families, by providing housing services, family therapy, employment, and parenting and life skills training. For more information call 425-270-6650.

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For Service Providers

Promoting First Relationships Training

This program trains staff of non-profit agencies to work with parents to improve their parenting skills and their child’s health. Please call 206-263-8381 if interested.

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Contact Us

Phone 206-263-9010

TTY Relay: 711

Fax: 206-296-5260