Chinatown International District (CID) Resource Guide

Note: The printed version of the Chinatown International District Resource Guide was updated in January 2024. This website was last updated on 9/8/2023 and will be updated again in the coming months. Please note that some information on this webpage may be outdated until that update is made.

If you would like to suggest a resource to add or you see information that is out of date for any resources listed in this guide, call (206) 437-3735 or e-mail don_cec@seattle.gov

We’re excited to present the Chinatown International District (CID) Resource Guide! This guide was developed to support unhoused people in the CID. It can also be used by people living and working in the neighborhood and surrounding areas. All listed addresses are in Seattle unless otherwise noted.

Key:

*If you contact an organization with the free interpretation icon next to it, you will be connected with a representative and may need to say the language you need.

**Graphic icons may identify services under more than one of the headings below.

Phone Numbers to Help Navigate Resources & Services

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterREACH Outreach Care Coordinators:

Line image of globe with roman alphabet character switching to kanji alphabet character211

  • Phone Number: 2-1-1
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm
  • 211 provides you with information on all health and human services in King County, such as food, housing assistance, financial needs, and legal assistance.
  • Spanish interpretation available. For interpretation in other languages press 5. Wait times may exceed 20 minutes.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterCity of Seattle Customer Service Bureau

  • Phone Number: (206) 684-2489
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm
  • You can contact the Customer Service Bureau to request a service such as graffiti removal, illegal dumping clean-up, or make a suggestion, compliment, complaint, or comment.

Neighborhood Non-Emergency Safety Contacts

For emergencies or threats to life, call 911.

CID Community Safety Coordinator: Natalie Hutson

  • Phone Number: (206) 491-7327
  • Email Address: Natalie@seattlechinatownid.com
  • The CID Community Safety Coordinator helps community members connect with City departments, community-based organizations, and service agencies to address and answer their public safety concerns and questions, and provide updates about crime-related trends and hot spots.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterHate or Bias Incident Reporting Line – Chinese Information and Service Center

  • To anonymously report hate and bias incidents, community members can contact Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) staff at:
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5:30pm. Leave a message during off hours. It may take one business day to get back to a caller.

CISC and the Coalition Against Hate and Bias are not an emergency service. If community members are in danger, call 911.

SEATTLE POLICE DEPARTMENT NON-EMERGENCY CONTACTS

CID Public Safety Liaison: Monica Ly

  • Phone Number: (206) 369-0489
  • Email Address: monica.ly@seattle.gov
  • Monica assists in the implementation of CID Public Safety Action Plan and facilitates communication between Seattle Police Department and the community. 

Crime Prevention Coordinator: Barb Biondo

  • Phone Number: (206) 233-0015
  • Email Address: barbara.biondo@seattle.gov
  • Barb provides free crime prevention services for community residents, businesses and property owners. Contact Barb for information including Building Security Assessments, Training on Personal Safety, calling 911, and starting a Neighborhood Watch.

Bias Crimes Coordinator: Detective Beth Wareing

  • Phone Number: (206) 684-5621
  • Email Address: Elizabeth.Wareing@seattle.gov
  • Seattle Police Department recommends calling 911 to report a bias crime. Once you receive a report number after calling 911, you can contact Detective Wareing for updates about the investigation of your case.
  • The Bias Crime Unit maintains extensive data on hate crimes and non-criminal incidents and provides education about what to expect when calling 911, resources that are available through the police department, personal safety, and hate crime and incident information.

Mental Health Crisis Phone Lines

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet character988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

  • Phone Number: 9-8-8
  • Hours: 24 hours a day
  • This number connects people via call, text, or chat, to care and support for anyone experiencing mental health-related distress.
  • Text and chat services are available in English only.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterCrisis Connections Line

  • Phone Number: (866) 427-4747
  • Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Crisis Connections connects people who are in physical, emotional, and financial crisis to services that will be of help.
  • Interpretation available upon request.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterCrisis Text Line

  • Phone Number: Text HOME to 741-741
  • Crisis Text Line serves anyone who is in any type of crisis and provides access to free, 24/7 support via text.
  • English and Spanish supported.

Trevor Project Lifeline

  • Phone Number: 1 (866) 488-7386
  • Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Call this number to connect with trained counselors who understand the challenges LGBTQ young people face. All conversations are confidential, and you can share as much or as little as you’d like.

Day Centers

These Day Centers provide space for unhoused people to rest during the day. Hours and services (including meals, showers, referrals to housing) vary by location. Call phone numbers listed for more information.

A graphic image of a toilet and bathtub with shower curtainCompass Multi-Service Center

  • Address: 210 Alaskan Way (look for the orange archway)
  • Phone Numbers:
  • Hours:
    • Day Center: Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm
    • Hygiene Center: Mon-Fri, 7am-2:30pm and Sat, 8am-12pm
    • Closed holidays
  • This center offers mail services, case management, shelter and housing referral, showers and laundry, access to medical professionals, and more for people experiencing homelessness or housing instability.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterInclement/Extreme Weather Shelters

  • Phone Number: Call 2-1-1 for additional information
  • Address and Hours vary
  • King County Regional Homelessness Authority provides information on severe weather planning and temporary shelters.

Line graphic of a toilet and a bathtub with a shower curtainLine graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterInternational District / Chinatown Branch Library

  • Address: 713 8th Ave S
  • Phone Number: (206) 386-1300
  • Hours: Mon and Tues, 1-8pm; Wed-Sat, 11am-6pm; closed Sunday
  • Amenities: free public computers, Wi-Fi, color copier, scanner, and printing, and single-occupant all-gender restrooms

Graphic image of a toilet and a bathtub with a shower curtainLine graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterMary's Place Day Center for Women

  • Address: 1830 9th Ave
  • Graphic image of a doctor's stethoscopeGraphic image of a carrot and a tomatoPhone Number: (206) 812-8559 extension 119
  • Day center Hours: Mon–Fri, 7am-3:30pm; Sat, 9am-1pm
    • Breakfast: 7:30-8:30am
    • Lunch: 11:30-12:30pm
    • No additional services are available on Saturdays besides breakfast, church service, and lunch.

Real Change

  • Address: 96 S Main Street
  • Phone Number: (206) 441-3247
  • Hours: Mon and Tues, 8:30am-2pm; Wed and Fri, 8:30am-4pm
  • Real Change provides a low-barrier job opportunity with case management.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterLine graphic of a toilet and a bathtub with a shower curtainLine graphic of two hands clasped in prayerSalvation Army Jefferson Day Center

  • Address: 420 4th Ave S
  • Phone Number: (206) 338-5707
  • Hours: Daily, 7am–5pm (including Holidays)
  • Visit in person for first-come, first-served referrals to various Salvation Army enhanced shelters. Enhanced shelters provide case management, housing navigation, and meal services (which the day center does not offer).
  • Shower, laundry, and shelter navigation services available during day center hours. Interpretation available only in person.

Graphic image of a carrot and a tomatoLine graphic of a toilet and bathtub with shower curtainYWCA - Angeline's Day Center

  • Address: 2030 3rd Ave
  • Phone Number: Front Desk: (206) 436-8650
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm; closed Saturday and Sunday
  • Angeline’s Day Center offers showers, laundry, and lunch. Walk-ins welcome on a first-come first-served basis.

Night Shelters

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterKing County Family Emergency Shelter Community Intake Line

  • Phone Number: (206) 245-1026
  • Hours: Daily, 8am-11:30pm
  • Shelter locations vary
  • This line offers intakes for emergency shelter for people who are living outside or in a car who are pregnant or with children. You can call the intake line number to be added on a daily waiting list for a callback from a King County Shelter. ID and documentation requirements vary depending on the shelter location.
  • Beds are never guaranteed as spaces are limited. Visitors do not need social service connection to initiate the waitlist and intake process.
  • Interpretation available upon request.

SOBERING CENTERS

Pioneer Human Services - King County Diversion Center

  • Address: 400 Yesler Way
  • Phone Number: (206) 349-0165
  • Hours: Daily, 5pm-7am; self-referrals and hospital referrals stop at 1:30am
  • This center provides a place for people who are chronically homeless and inebriated to get sober and sleep. There is no application process. Services include medically monitored diversion center, place to sleep, food, substance use disorder and mental health assessment referrals, referrals for counseling offsite, intensive case management, and housing.

Domestic Violence/Survivor Support Services

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterAPI Chaya

  • Help line: 1 (877) 922-4292 or (206) 325-0325
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 10am–4pm
  • API Chaya serves survivors of sexual abuse, assault, and human trafficking and works with each individual within their own cultural context, including Asian and Pacific Islander communities.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterHarborview Abuse and Trauma Center

  • Address: 401 Broadway, Suite 2075
  • Phone Number: (206) 744-1600
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm
  • This center offers free services for children and adults including crisis assistance, support, medical and legal advocacy, brief supportive counseling, information, and referral. Can meet in our office, in the community, on the phone or through ZOOM.
  • If you call after hours, you will be given information to help you with next steps.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterKing County Sexual Assault Resource Center

  • Phone Number: (888) 998-6423
  • Hours: 24 hours a day
  • This resource center provides crisis intervention, information and referrals, and support for anyone who has experienced sexual assault, their families or friends, or anyone who is concerned about sexual assault or child abuse and safety in their community.
  • Ayuda en Español: (425) 282-0324, Gratis y confidencial, Llame de lunes a Viernes: 8am-5pm

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterNew Beginnings

  • Phone Number: (206) 737-0242
  • Hours: 24 hours a day
  • New Beginnings offers services including helpline, legal advocacy, counseling, support groups, and safety planning. The organization serves survivors with or without children, who are abused by partners in intimate relationships.

Social Service Organizations

These organizations provide a variety of culturally appropriate services that may include meals, behavioral health and wellness, healthcare, case management, housing assistance, counseling, and more. Contact an organization for more information on specific programs and services they offer. Services are free unless otherwise noted.

Graphic image of a carrot and a tomatoLine graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterAsian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)

  • Address: 3639 Martin Luther King Jr Way S
  • Phone Number: (206) 695-7600
  • Hours: 9am-4pm, Mon-Fri by appointment only
  • ACRS hosts services and programs for the entire Asian American and Pacific Islander community that provide job training service, mental health, youth services, and a food bank.

Graphic image of a carrot and a tomatoGraphic image of a crescent moon and two starsLine graphic of two hands clasped in prayerLine graphic of sun as circle with straight lines arranged around itBread of Life Mission Shelter

  • Address: 97 S Main St
  • Phone Number: (206) 682-3579
  • Hours:
    • Hot coffee and pastries daily at 8:30am
    • Lunch: Mon-Fri, 12:15-1pm
    • Dinner: Mon-Sat, 7–7:45pm
    • Women’s clothing distributed: Tues, 1pm-2pm
    • Men’s clothing distributed: Fri, 1pm- 2pm
    • Request a bed through the day center, open Mon-Fri, 9:30am–2pm

Graphic image of a toilet and a bathtub with a shower curtainGraphic image of a carrot and a tomatoChief Seattle Club

  • Address: 410 2nd Ave Extension S
  • Phone Number: (206) 715-7536
  • Hours:
    • Drop-in services: Daily, 7am-2pm
    • Breakfast: Daily, 8–9:30am
    • Lunch: Daily, noon–1pm
    • Hygiene services: Daily: 7-10am
  • Chief Seattle Club is a Native-led agency supporting American Indian and Alaska Native people.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterChinese Information and Service Center (CISC)

  • Address: 611 S Lane St
  • Phone Number: (206) 624-5633
  • Hours:
    • Office: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm
    • Legal clinic: Tues, 5:30-7:30pm by phone at (206) 957-8548
  • CISC offers Family Support Program, immigrant support and education, after school youth programs, and more.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterCommunity Health Access Program (CHAP) - King County

  • Address: Public Health — Seattle and King County; 401 5th Ave, Suite 1000
  • Phone Number: 1 (800) 756-5437 or (206) 284-0331
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm
  • CHAP is a telephone assistance program serving King County residents. CHAP enrolls people into health insurance, discounted transportation, food, and other programs.

Graphic image of a carrot and a tomatoLine graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterInternational Drop-In Center (IDIC) Filipino Senior and Family Services

  • Address: 7301 Beacon Ave S
  • Phone Number: (206) 587-3735
  • Hours:
    • Office: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
    • Food Bank: Fri, 1-2pm
    • Hot Meals: Wed, Fri, 11am-1pm
  • IDIC is a Filipino organization that provides advocacy in healthcare and social services to people over 55 and immigrant families. Also serves adults with disabilities.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterKorean Women’s Association Victims of Crime Advocacy Program

  • Address: 123 E 96th St, Tacoma, WA 98445
  • Phone Number: Andrew Nguyen, (253) 441-4065
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm
  • Korean Women’s Association Victims of Crime Advocacy Program serves all victims of crime in Washington excluding Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence crimes. They provide advocacy and emergency financial assistance.

Graphic image of a heart shapeGraphic image of a carrot and a tomatoLine graphic of two hands clasped in prayerSalvation Army Women’s Shelter

    • Address: 1101 Pike St
    • Phone Number: (206) 447-9944
    • Hours:
      • Food Bank Hours: Mon, 11am-12pm and 1-3pm; Tues-Fri, 10am-12pm
      • Emergency Financial Assistance Hours: 1st – 3rd of the month, 8am-4pm
      • Domestic Violence Advocacy Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
    • You do not need a referral to receive financial assistance, domestic violence advocacy, or food bank services. You can go to the client services building to receive services. Calling ahead is recommended. The enhanced shelter is open by referral only.

Line graphic of sun as circle with straight lines arranged around itGraphic image of a carrot and a tomatoSeattle Indian Center

  • Address: 624 S Dearborn St
  • Phone Number: (206) 329-8700
  • Hours:
    • Office: Mon-Fri, 9:30am-5:30pm
    • Lunch: Mon-Fri, 12:15-1pm
    • Food Bank: Tues and Thurs, 1-3pm
    • Hot meals offered: Mon-Fri, at 9am and 12pm
  • This center offers day center, food, and other support. Focuses on serving American Indian/Alaska Native community, people of color, as well as anyone in need.

Line graphic of two hands clasped in prayerSolanus Casey Center

  • Address: 804 9th Ave
  • Phone Number: (206) 223-0907
  • Hours: Mon-Thurs, 1-4pm
  • The Solanus Casey Center helps people acquire WA State ID, birth certificates, and vouchers for eyeglasses with prescription. There are telephones and computers are available for use.

Line graphic of two hands clasped in prayerSt. Vincent de Paul Helpline

  • Phone Number: (206) 767-6449
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-3pm
  • You can call this phone number for one-on-one support, rent assistance, utility assistance, and referrals for additional support. St. Vincent de Paul provides free vouchers for gasoline, clothing, food, and basic supplies. Call first to check on vouchers and assistance that are available to you.
  • Wait times may exceed 30 minutes. Interpretation available in Spanish.

Healthcare and Medical Resources

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterCountry Doctor Community Health Center

  • Address: 2101 E Yesler Way, #150
  • Phone Number: (206) 709-7199
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 6-9pm; Sat-Sun, 11am-5pm. Walk-ins welcome.
  • This community health center offers primary care services and an on-site pharmacy. Depending on your income, you may receive a discount. Accepts Medicare, Apple Health (Medicaid) insurance, and uninsured patients.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterEntre Hermanos

  • Address: 1621 S Jackson, Ste. 202
  • Phone Number: (206) 322-7700
  • Hours: HIV and STI testing: Mon-Wed, 10am-5:30pm
  • Entre Hermanos promotes the health and well-being of the Latino LGBTQ community in a culturally appropriate environment.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterInternational Community Health Services (ICHS)

  • Address: 720 8th Ave S
  • Phone Numbers and Hours:
    • Dental Clinic Hours: (206) 788-3757, Mon–Sat, 7:30am-6pm
    • Vision Clinic Hours: (206) 788-3505, Mon–Fri, 8am–5pm
    • Medical Clinic Hours: (206) 788-3700, Mon, Tue, Fri, 7:30am–6pm; Wed, Thurs, 7:30am–7pm; Sat, 8:30am–5pm
  • Call for appointment, same-day appointments available. Culturally and linguistically appropriate health services.
  • ICHS accepts Apple Health (Medicaid) and Medicare. Depending on your income, you may receive a discount. Photo ID and proof of insurance will be required for billing insurance.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterNeighborcare Health at Pike Place Market

  • Address: 1930 Post Alley
  • Phone Number: (206) 728-4143
  • Hours:
    • Mon-Thurs, 8am-5pm (every 1st and 3rd Wed, 9:30am-5pm); Fri, 8am-4pm
    • Drop-in hours for unhoused people or people in permanent supportive housing: Mon and Thurs, 1-3:30pm
  • Neighborcare provides adults with primary medical care, behavioral health services, substance use disorder services. They can help you to enroll in insurance and other assistance programs, and pharmacy. Depending on your income, you may receive a discount.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterPublic Health - Seattle & King County – Downtown Public Health Center

  • Address: 2124 4th Ave
  • Phone Number: (206) 477-8300
  • Phone Number Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am to 5pm. Call phone number to verify hours for in-person services.
  • The Downtown Public Health Center offers services including adult and child healthcare, dental care, Bupe Pathways (aka Suboxone or buprenorphine) clinic, maternity support services, and pharmacy.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterPublic Health - Seattle & King County Mobile Medical Van

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterPioneer Square Medical Clinic

  • Address: 206 3rd Ave S
  • Phone Number: (206) 744-1500
  • Hours: Tues-Fri, 8:15am-4pm; Wed, 9am-4pm
  • Pioneer Square Medical Clinic’s services include podiatry/foot care, social services, dietician consultations, and health education. There is an on-site pharmacy that fills prescriptions. The clinic serves adults 18 and older who are low income, homeless, or without health insurance. Free for people experiencing homelessness.
  • You can request an interpreter when you make the appointment.

Graphic image of a heart shapeLine graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterSeattle Indian Health Board (SIHB)

  • Addresses:
    • International District Clinic: 611 12th Ave S
    • Pioneer Square Clinic: 410 2nd Ave Ext S
  • Phone Number: (206) 324-9360
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm
  • SIHB is a community health center that provides health and human services to its patients and specializes in the care of Native people. Medical, dental, mental health, substance use disorder services, Traditional Indian Medicine, Native Elders Program, and outpatient services. Offers maternal and infant health services as well as the Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition (WIC) Program. Depending on your income, you may receive a discount.

DENTAL SERVICES

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterNeighborcare Health at Pacific Tower

  • Address: 1200 12th Ave S, 4th floor (Suite 401)
  • Phone Number: (206) 548-5850
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 7am-6pm
  • Neighborcare offers comprehensive general dentistry and emergency dental care to patients of all ages. Depending on your income, you may receive a discount.

Line graphic of two hands clasped in prayerSeattle's Union Gospel Mission, Dental Clinic

  • Address: 205 3rd Ave
  • Phone Number: (206) 621-7695
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm
  • They offer dental services serving adults 18 and older with income at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level.
  • Call for an appointment. Documents required: Photo ID, food stamp award letter, or documentation of income for the last two months. Fees are $20 per visit, debit or credit card only.
  • Staff speak these languages: English and Spanish.

SUBSTANCE USE AND ADDICTION RESOURCES

Evergreen Treatment Services

  • Address: 1700 Airport Way S
  • Phone Number: (206) 223-3644
  • Hours: Mon-Sat, 5:30am–12:45pm, closed Sunday
  • They offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to patients for opioid use disorders. Services include daily dispensing of methadone or buprenorphine with counseling and medical provider engagement. Make appointments in person.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterHarborview Medical Center - Mental Health and Addiction Services

  • Address: 401 Broadway, 1st Floor
  • Phone Number: (206) 744-9600
  • Hours: Mon– Fri, 8am-5pm
  • Mental Health and Addiction Services offers services including crisis intervention, psychiatric evaluation, psychotherapy, group treatment, case management, and geriatric psychiatry services, as well as treatment for individuals for co-occurring chemical dependency and mental health disorders and patients with comorbid medical issues.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterHepatitis Education Project

  • Address: 1621 S Jackson St, #201
  • Phone Number: (206) 732-0311
  • Hours:
    • Hepatitis A & B Vaccinations and Testing for Hepatitis B & C: Mon-Thurs, 12:30-4:30pm
    • Buprenorphine and Syringe Services Program: Mon-Thurs, 12:30-5:30pm
    • Suboxone Clinic: Tues-Thurs, 1-4:30pm
  • The Hepatitis Education Project offers syringe services, clean injection supplies, overdose prevention training, and harm reduction services for everyone. Visit in person. Call ahead to confirm there is a provider available. No fees.

Public Health - Seattle & King County Needle Exchange

  • Address: 2124 4th Ave
  • Phone Number: (206) 263-2000
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 1-5pm; Saturday, 2-4pm
  • The Needle Exchange provides clean injection supplies and Suboxone.

Seattle Public Utilities Sharps Collection Program

  • Chinatown International District (CID) Disposal Box Address: S King St and 10th Ave S
  • Hours: Available outdoors, 24 hours a day
  • Seattle Public Utilities Sharps Collection Program provides safe disposal of "sharps" (syringes, needles, and lancets).

Food Assistance and Supplies

PREPARED MEALS

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterChuMinh Egg Rolls Weekly Meal

  • Address: 1043 S Jackson St
  • Hours: Weekly meal every Sunday from 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Email Address: theeggrollcrew@gmail.com
  • Usually there are volunteers who speak either Vietnamese, Mandarin, or Cantonese.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterPike Market Senior Center

  • Address: 85 Pike St #200
  • Phone Number: (206) 728-2773
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:20am-4pm; Sat-Sun, 8:20am-1pm
  • Meals served daily - Breakfast 8:20–9am; Lunch noon–1pm, Services and activities for people age 55 and up.
  • Pike Market Senior Center serves breakfasts and hot lunches daily. Call or visit in person.
  • Services available in Spanish and Tagalog.

Recovery Café, SODO

  • Address: 4202 6th Ave S
  • Phone Number: (206) 374-8731
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-2pm
  • Recovery Café Members receive meals, recovery classes, peer support, and referrals. Visit to sign up for a New Member Introduction. Anyone can become a member.

Line graphic of two hands clasped in prayerSt. James Cathedral Day Center

  • Address: 907 Columbia St
  • Phone Number: (206) 264-2091
  • Meal Hours: Mon-Fri, 4:15pm; Meal line starts at 3pm

FOOD BANKS and SUPPPLIES

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterDanny Woo Community Garden

  • Address: 620 South Main St
  • Free Community Fridge located near center of the garden, behind shed. Must use stairs, some without handrails.
  • Hours: Daily, 6am-9pm
  • Volunteers speak these languages: English, Mandarin, and Cantonese.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterFilipino Community Seattle

  • Address: 5740 MLK Jr Way S
  • Phone Number: (206) 722-9372
  • Hours:
    • Food Bank: Tuesdays, noon-1pm
    • Senior Lunch and Food Bank: Mon, Tues, Thurs, 11:45am-12:30pm
  • Languages: English, Tagalog.

Pike Market Food Bank

  • Address: 1531 Western Ave, Level 5 of Parking Garage
  • Phone Number: (206) 626-6462
  • Walk-In Grocery Hours: Tues, 9:30am-3pm (Pre-packed bags only, 9:30-10:30am); Wed, 3pm-7pm; Thurs, 9:30am-3pm. Please do not come early.
  • The Pike Market Food Bank serves any resident of 98101, 98104, or 98121 zip codes and people who are homeless living in Downtown Seattle. Identification is optional.
  • You can only come for groceries once per week during open hours. Notify staff or volunteers if you have mobility issues and cannot stand in line.

SODO Community Market – Northwest Harvest

  • Address: 1915 4th Ave S, near the corner of 4th Ave S and S Holgate St
  • Hours: Mon, 1:30-7:30pm; Wed, 8am-2pm; Fri, 8am-2pm (hours subject to change)
  • SODO Community Market is a no-cost grocery store that provides fresh produce, grocery staples, and a variety of food options to those in need. No ID, proof of income, or residency information is required to shop with us.

Line graphic of two hands clasped in prayerSt. Francis House

  • Address: 169 12th Ave
  • Hours: Mon-Thurs, 10am-2pm
  • St. Francis House distributes care packages with toiletries, snacks, underwear, hats and gloves. They also have clothing for men, women and children, and household items (not furniture), that clients can shop for once every 30 days. They offer coffee and sandwiches in the hospitality room. You must have some form of ID.

Bathrooms and Showers

City of Seattle Shower Hotline

  • Phone Number: (206) 386-1030 – Call phone number first for instructions and weekly updated locations.
  • Hours: 9am-4:30pm, days vary by location. You can call the phone number above for more information.
  • Come to site starting at 8am for appointments. Appointments are provided on a first-come first-served basis.
  • City of Seattle provides free hot showers in shower trailers for 45 minutes. Single occupancy, sanitized between each use, secure storage while using, pets secured while using.

Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) Urban Rest Stop, Downtown

  • Address: 1924 9th Ave
  • Phone Number: (206) 332-0110
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 5:30am-6pm (Closed 12:30-1:30pm for cleaning); Sat-Sun, 8am-12pm
  • The Urban Rest Stop offers restrooms, showers, laundry facilities and limited haircuts for adults and youth of all genders. Showers are wheelchair accessible. No intoxication allowed. Patrons receive free toiletries. No fees.

Seattle Public Utilities RV Wastewater Pump-out Program

  • Phone Number: (206) 641-6991
  • The Pump-out Program offers collection service to dispose of toilet water and grey water from Recreational Vehicles (RVs). Once enrolled, the collection truck will come to your RV regularly. Call to schedule appointment.

Pet Care

Doney Coe Pet Clinic

  • Address: 1919 3rd Ave
  • Hours: Wed-Thurs, 9am-12pm; 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 12pm-3pm
  • Doney Coe Pet Clinic provides free veterinary services and wellness care to the pets of qualifying low income and homeless families. Free food and pet supplies provided monthly at the 4th Saturday Clinic.
  • Contact info@doneycoe.org or visit https://doneycoe.org for more information.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterSeattle Veterinary Outreach

  • Phone Number: (206) 659-9810; leave a message if no one answers and staff will return call within two business days
  • Address: Rotating locations – call phone number or visit www.seattlevet.org/calendar for information
  • Hours: 11am-2pm
  • Seattle Veterinary Outreach provides free basic veterinary care, including vaccination, de-worming, flea control, microchips, and care for sick pets. Free services for unhoused individuals, including those living in vehicles.
  • Call the number listed above to make a request for interpretation.

Storage

SHARE/WHEEL, Storage Lockers

  • Address: 711 Cherry St
  • Phone Number: (206) 448-7889
  • Hours: Tues and Thurs, 7-9am; Sat and Sun, 8-10am
  • SHARE/WHEEL provides day and long-term storage lockers that can fit a large duffle bag for anyone who is homeless and can provide labor.
  • You will be required to complete one 2-hour labor shift and attend a Sunday meeting every month.
  • Apply in person during operation hours. No fees. No ID required.

Transportation Assistance

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterHope Link - to medical appointments

  • Reservation Phone Number: (800) 923-7433; TDD/TTY Line: (800) 246-1646
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm
  • Hope Link provides rides (bus fare, gas reimbursement, or vehicle depending on situation) to and from places where individuals receive Medicaid-funded services.
  • To schedule a ride, call one of the numbers above 48 hours prior to appointment and have the following information readily available: Provider One Number (Medicaid), name of medical provider, name, address and phone number of medical facility, appointment date and time, and reason for the appointment.
  • Wait times may exceed 15 minutes before a representative answers your call.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterHyde Shuttle - Sound Generations

  • Phone Number: (206) 727-6262
  • Scheduling hours: Mon-Fri; 8am-4:30pm, Rides provided: Mon-Fri; 8am-4pm
  • The Hyde Shuttle is a free lift-equipped, door-to-door transportation service for people 55 and older; and also younger persons with disabilities. Residential address required (includes shelters, churches, etc.).
  • Callers will need to press the 1 button twice to get connected with a live representative to request interpretation.

King County Emergency Service Patrol

  • Phone Number: 9-1-1 (Request for Detox Van)
  • Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Emergency Service Patrol (ESP) offers transportation for chronically homeless and inebriated people seeking services such as sobering services, transportation to supportive housing, to and from hospital facilities (non-emergency) and crisis care centers. ESP operates in the downtown Seattle area. To request transportation services, you must be under the influence of alcohol and or substance use. ESP staff will screen individuals and determine appropriateness of transport.

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterKing County Metro Transit Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP) and ORCA Lift

  • Phone Number: (800) 756-5437
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, closed 1-2pm for lunch
  • Address: 201 S Jackson St; Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:30pm
  • RRFP entitles senior riders (age 65 or older), riders with a disability, and Medicare card holders to reduced fares on public transportation.
  • ORCA Lift provides reduced transit fare for low-income adults. Citizenship is not required. Save up to 50 percent or more on public transportation. Apply in person, online, or call for more information on enrollment locations and documents required.

Solid Ground - Transportation Services

  • Phone Numbers:
  • Downtown Circulator Route: Mon-Fri, first bus departs stop 1 at 7am, last bus departs stop 1 at 4pm, Arrives approximately every 30 minutes.
    • Stop 1: 9th Ave and Alder
    • Stop 2: 4th Ave and Yesler
    • Stop 3: 1st Ave and Marion
    • Stop 4: 1st Ave and Pine
    • Stop 5: 1st Ave and Bell
    • Stop 6: 9th Ave and Virginia
    • Stop 7: Boren and Seneca
  • Solid Ground ACCESS provides door to door service available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day for people not able to ride the regular bus.

Other Neighborhood Resources

Line graphic of a globe with a roman alphabet character switching to a kanji alphabet characterInternational District / Chinatown Community Center

  • Address: 719 8th Ave S
  • Phone Number: (206) 233-0042
  • Hours (effective April 1, 2023): Mon, Wed, Fri 11am-9pm; Tue and Thu, 9:30am-6pm; Sat, 9am-5pm; closed Sunday
  • Amenities: Free health and well-being scheduled programs for teenagers, adults, and people age 50 and older, and air conditioning.

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City of Seattle Customer Information Guide

  • This guide is a list of people, organizations, and programs in the City of Seattle. It includes websites and phone numbers you can use to help find the services you need. 

Find It, Fix It – Service Request Mobile App

  • "Find It, Fix It" is a smartphone app that offers mobile users one more way to report issues to the City of Seattle. With Find It, Fix It, reporting an issue is as easy as snapping a photo with your smartphone, adding detailed information, and pressing submit.

King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division

  • King County’s Behavioral Health and Recovery Division provides high-quality behavioral health services to low-income individuals in need. Services cover King County residents who are Medicaid eligible and meet certain medical eligibility requirements. They also provide services for low-income, non-Medicaid eligible residents.
  • Services include: crisis services, mental health treatment, substance use disorder treatment, and diversion and reentry services. Find more information on these services on the website linked above.

Right to Be - Trainings

  • Right to Be (formerly Hollaback!) provides free trainings to the public and customized training experiences for businesses, organizations, schools, and colleges. Trainings offer tools to learn how to respond, intervene, and heal from harassment.
Acknowledgements

This guide has been provided in partnership with the Chinatown International District community, community-based organizations, and the City of Seattle. Much of this guide’s information appeared in The Emerald City Resource Guide by Real Change. Special thanks to all of the organizations listed in this guide and Purpose. Dignity. Action. (formerly known as the Public Defender Association), Friends of Little Saigon, Downtown Emergency Service Center, Mayor Bruce Harrell, Councilmember Tammy Morales, and the City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

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