Young Adults: Get Help

Below are available resources for homeless youth

Youth Drop In Centers

24 Hour Crisis Line: 866.427.4747

To find a safe place:

TXT 4 HELP: Text “SAFE” and your current location to 69866 for the nearest Safe Place site or call: 1-800-422-TEEN (8336)

Orion Center

1828 Yale Ave., Seattle

Drop-In Hours: M, W, Th, F 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Breakfast: M-F 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Lunch: M-F 12:30-1:00 p.m.
Dinner: M, W, Th, F 6:00-6:30 p.m.

Ages 12-24

meals, showers, laundry, clothing, hygiene products, lockers, medical care, case management, help finding services, ID runs

New Horizons Ministries

2709 3rd Ave. (3rd & Cedar)

M, T, Th, F: 10:00 a.m. – noon (breakfast from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.)
Sunday: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (dinner from 6:00-7:00 p.m., movie from 7:00-9:00)
M, T, W: 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. (dinner from 7:00-8:00 p.m.)

Ages: Up to 22

showers, laundry, clothing, hygiene supplies, phones, mail/message center, referrals, case management, spiritual care, professional counseling, life skills workshops, art activities, recreation, in-house and community mentorships, dental van

Street Youth Ministries

NE 47th between 15th and 16th (Look for steps down from sidewalk), Seattle
206.524.7301 x535

Drop-In Hours: M, T, Th 7:30-9:30 p.m., F 12:30-1:00 p.m.

Rock Climbing: W 12-2:30 p.m. (except 2nd Wed)

Ages 13-26

food, showers, clothing, activities, hygiene items, laundry, chores, referrals, massage chair

University District Youth Center

4516 15th Ave NE, Seattle

Drop-In Hours: M-Th 1:15-3:45 p.m.

Ages 13-22

food, clothing, showers, bus tickets, health care, case management, chemical dependency counseling, jobs, school

Youth Shelters

Orion Shelter

1828 Yale Ave., Seattle
206.622.5555 or 206.724.0950 (call before 6:00 p.m.)

Hours: M-F 8:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m., Sat-Sun 8:30 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Ages: 18-24

The Roots Shelter

1415 NE 43rd St. (below post office on Ave), Seattle
206.632.1635 (call between 8:00-8:30 p.m. to be put on the list)

Hours: Daily, lottery at 8:30 p.m., sign-in at 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Ages 18-24

meals, clothing, hygiene items, on-site case management referrals, visits by healthcare providers

Friends of Youth

emergency shelters on the Eastside

AGES 11 – 17:  HOTLINE: (206) 236-KIDS (5437)
AGES 18 – 24:  HOTLINE: (425) 449-3868

Youth Haven (operated by Friends of Youth)

The Landing (operated by Friends of Youth)

16225 NE 87th St., Suite A-1, Redmond

Daily 8:30 p.m. line-up for shelter, intake starts at 8:45. Closes at 8:00 a.m.

case managers, food, clothing, pregnancy support, employment support, medical care, education, counseling, laundry, shower, breakfast

Cocoon House (Snohomish County)

Overnight shelter, Ages 13-17, (800) 259-6042

Cocoon House provides a continuum of services for homeless, at-risk and highly disconnected  youth and their families in Snohomish County.  In the last fiscal year (2011-2012), Cocoon House assisted about 1,900 youth and their families with: emergency shelter, transitional housing, street outreach and support/advocacy, case management and teen homeless prevention services.

LGBTQ Youth Resources

Queer Youth Space

911 East Pike St., Suite 202, Seattle

Hours: Th-F 4-10 p.m., Sat 1-10 p.m.

All Ages

kitchen, couches, TV, computers, books and movie library, safer sex supplies

Lambert House

1818 15th Ave on Capitol Hill, Seattle

Hours: M-F 4-9:30 p.m.

Ages: 22 and under

food, living room, pool table, library, TV

Health Services

Country Doc Free Teen Clinic

500 19th Ave. E., Seattle
206.299.1636 x7

Hours: M and T, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Ages: 13-23

45th St. Free Clinic

1629 N. 45th, Seattle

Hours: W and Th 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Ages 12-23

Seattle Public Health

2124 4th Ave, Seattle

Hours: M-F 8:00-5:00 p.m.

DSHS Belltown

2106 2nd Ave., Seattle

Hours: M-F 8:00-5:00 p.m., 2:00-5:00 p.m. (just questions)


5003 12th NE, Seattle

Hours: Sunday 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Ages 18-25

food, clothing, gym membership program

Teen Feed

Teen Feeds: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Ages 13-25

Case Management available M-F


Sunday: 17th & 50th (UW Hilel), Seattle
Monday: 16th & 50th (University Lutheran), Seattle
Tuesday: 16th & 45th (University Congregational), Seattle
Wednesday: 16th & 45th (University Congregational), Seattle
Thursday: 16th & 45th (University Congregational), Seattle
Friday: 16th & 50th (University Lutheran), Seattle
Saturday: 15th & 43rd (University Methodist), Seattle

Pizza Feed

Saturday evenings in Cal Anderson Park in Capitol Hill

Other Services

Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets (PSKS)

1814 Summit Ave., Seattle

RISK Education, M-F, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
HYPE Open Hours: M, W, F 12:00-3:00 p.m.

Education, advocacy, case management

Seattle Education Access

1406 NE 50th, #202, Seattle

Meetings by appointment

books, tutoring, computer access, GED assistance, financial aid assistance

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