Family Support Program


Family Resources

Resources for families in need of support and assistance.



Emergency Feeding

West Seattle Food Bank

FEEST Seattle Free Groceries for Families with Students at FEEST Schools Families with students at Chief Sealth, Evergreen, Rainier Beach, and Tyee High Schools can request FREE groceries delivered to their homes. All you have to do is fill out an online form with your shopping list, contact information, and when you would like your delivery.


Rental Assistance Programs

Catholic Community Services 206-328-5724, 100 23rd Ave S, Seattle
This program offers King County residents emergency assistance and move in cost assistance.

Housing and essential needs (HEN) – 206-328-5755 **Currently not accepting applications due to funding**

Emergency Assistance Program – 253-850-2523
Call First and Third Thursdays of each month from 2 – 3 p.m. (Must have child under 18 residing in household, if you do not funding will not be provided) – once per year rental assistance

Downtown Emergency Service Center 206-464-1570
DESC can assist with people facing eviction with rent/legal fees.

El Centro De La Raza 206-329-0786, 2524 16th Ave S, Seattle
Provides assistance for various types of housing emergencies.

Jewish Family Services 206-861-8796, 1601 16th Ave, Seattle
JFS provides services to people of all backgrounds as well as Jewish individuals and families.

LifeWire  425-746-1940
LifeWire helps victims of Domestic Violence situations to assist with their rent. They’ll also help them with finding new housing and really work hard to prevent homelessness among DV victims and their children.

Saint Vincent de Paul Financial Assistance 206-767-6449, 5950 4th Ave S, Seattle
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul parish is a non-profit that offers people of all backgrounds and religions a unique style of personal assistance with food, clothing, gasoline, medicine, rent, utilities, and transportation to people facing economic or emotional crises.
Families can call the helpline center or complete a request form. The request form includes rental and utility assistance questions.

Salvation Army 206-442-8365, 811 Maynard Ave S, Seattle
Resources can help with housing needs, with a focus on preventing homelessness in the King County area. Some of the services can include eviction prevention, move-in and security deposit assistance, limited rent help, and utility bill assistance. Counseling services are provided at the same time. Any type of assistance paid out is by appointment only and may require an interview process.

Solid ground 206-694-6700
Some limited one-time rental assistance is offered. Families can leave a voicemail at 206-934-6160 and an advocate will respond back to assess eligibility.

University Churches Emergency Fund 206-524-7885, 4515 16th Ave NE, Seattle
Families can call this number, leave a voicemail and a representative will call back to do a short interview to get emergency financial assistance. Up to $250 of rental or move-in costs assistance for people living in zip codes of 98103, 98105, 98115 and 98125. Income limitations are in place. 
Limited hours: Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays 10:30-12:15 p.m.Can offer emergency assistance up to once per year.  

West Seattle Helpline 206-932-4357
Provides limited emergency rent assistance to prevent eviction from homes and apartments. Rental/utility assistance for residents in the following zip codes: 98106, 98116, 98126, 98136, 98146.
Families can call and leave a voicemail. A volunteer will follow up within 72 hours.

World Relief Seattle 253-277-1121
Provides assistance for refugees and immigrants new to the USA. Leave a voicemail to schedule an appointment. World relief checks messages on daily basis and will call back for initial enrollment.

YWCA Project Self-Sufficiency  206-209-5677
Call this number for rental/utility assistance. This service is for families or individuals who are on the edge of homelessness and need help maintaining their current rental or find alternative home.
Many non-profit and charities work closely with or are part of the YWCA. The agency provides several services to women, their children, and families.


Colectiva Legal del Pueblo: Building community power for migrant justice through legal services, advocacy and education. 201 SW 153rd Street, Burien, WA 98166

Catholic Community Services of Western Washington: Catholic Immigration Legal Services (Seattle Office) 100 23rd Ave S., Seattle, WA 98144, 206-328-6314

St. James Immigrant Assistance 907 Columbia St, Seattle, WA 98104 206-382-4511

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (Seattle Office) 615 2nd Avenue, Suite 400 Seattle, WA 98104
Hours: Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 4 p.m., Phone: 206-587-4009, Toll Free: 1-800-445-5771

1-800-437-7313 Hotline for King County Residents legal services related to their immigration case: 206-816-3870.