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Housing & Community Development Program

Department of Community and Human Services
Division: Community Services Division

Chinook Building
401 Fifth Ave., Suite 510
Seattle, WA 98104

e-mail us
Phone: 206-263-9062
Fax: 206-296-0156
TTY: 711 Relay Service

Employee Directory

Department: Community and Human Services
Adrienne Quinn, Director

Homeless Resources

If you are homeless or at risk of homelessness and looking for assistance:

  • Community resources, such as shelters, services, and emergency financial assistance, as well as crisis information can be found at You can also access their services by dialing 2-1-1.
  • Domestic violence services and shelters - In Seattle contact New Beginnings at or 206-522-9472; In East King County contact the Eastside Domestic Violence Program at or 425-746-1940; In South King County contact the Domestic Abuse Women's Network (DAWN) at or 425-622-1881.

If you would like to volunteer to end homelessness:

  • Sharehouse takes donations of furniture, blankets and other household goods and distributes the goods to formerly homeless households; contact them at or call them at 206-767-5280.

Local homeless plans, data, organizations and information:

State and National Homeless Organizations: