King County website and hotline resources
|Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
- Seattle Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities (SCSSM)
SCSSM is a community mental health service for lesbian, gay bisexual & transgender persons & their families. Providing comprehensive mental health services including chemical dependency, domestic violence, adult, older adult, youth, and HIV/AIDS counseling services.
- 45th Street Clinic
Community clinic for Wallingford and the University District. GLBT friendly. Sliding scale fees; Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance accepted.
- Aurora Medical Services
Provides supportive, queer-friendly reproductive healthcare for ALL women, including insemination services, annual exams, STD testing and treatment, and menopause care. Female clinicians, sliding fee scale, most insurances and state medical coupons accepted.
- Country Doctor Community Clinic
Community Based Primary Care clinic; sliding scale - no one turned away for lack of funds; evening hours; pediatrics, geriatrics, well-care, obstetrics, HIV care; Spanish spoken. Sliding scale fees; Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance accepted. GLBT friendly all hours and Spectrum Natural Health at County Doctor Community Health Clinic offers primary and naturopathic care specifically for the LGBTQ community every Thursday, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Providers have been serving the LGBTQ community for many years. For information and to make an appointment, call 206-299-1600. Recommended for youth.
- International Community Health Services (ICHS)
International Community Health Services (ICHS) specifically targets its services to the Asian/Pacific Islander communities, yet strives to serve the health needs of all individuals, in a manner sensitive to the patient's language and cultural needs.
- Pike Market Medical Clinic
Comprehensive primary health care for downtown Seattle. GLBT friendly. Sliding scale fees; Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance accepted.
- King County Office of Civil Rights
Ensure equal opportunity for all through the effective enforcement of anti-discrimination ordinances and implementation of the County's civil rights programs.
- Safe Schools Coalition
Safe Schools works to make schools safe for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students, educators and parents. Free staff training. Intervention for students who are being harassed.
- Seattle Civil Service Commission
Enforces ordinances prohibiting discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations, and city services, and develops programs promoting equality, justice, and understanding.
- Washington State Human Rights Commission
Investigates HIV/AIDS discrimination complaints; provides information and referrals.
- Entre Hermanos
Provee un ambiente cultural-social, saludable y seguro para latinas/os lesbianas, homosexuales, bisexuales y transgeneros. Safe environment for GLBT Latinos.
- Gay City Health Project
Gay City's mission is to promote gay and bisexual men's health and prevent HIV transmission by building community, fostering communication and nurturing self-esteem.
|Lesbian and bisexual women
- Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (ADWAS)
Phone: 206-726-0093 (TTY)
ADWAS has advocates on staff to assist people who are victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault and need help. Services are free of charge and available to people who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind or Hard of Hearing and residents of King, Pierce or Snohomish County.
Managed by the University of Washington, this website contains information and resources regarding STDs in women who have sex with women and research advancing our knowledge of lesbian health.
- The Northwest Network
The Northwest Network increases communities' ability to support the self-determination and safety of bisexual, transgendered, lesbian, and gay survivors of abuse through education, organizing and advocacy.
- Seattle Bisexual Women's Network
Offers rap groups, social events, a quarterly newsletter and a selection of resources.
- Sistah 2 Sistah
A support and networking group for lesbian, bisexual and transgender women of African descent.