King County Community Resources

May 2003

Community Information Line 206-461-3210

www.crisisclinic.org

Community resources online:  financial, food, housing, mental health, etc. 

Crisis Line 206-461-3222

www.crisisclinic.org

24-hour crisis hot line for clients, mental health referrals

Domestic Violence Resources, King County Office of Civil Rights

http://www.metrokc.gov/dias/ocre/dvresources.htm

Domestic violence resources

DSHS  Department of Social and Health Services

https://wws2.wa.gov/dshs/onlinecso/

Provides information on community service offices by zip code

http://www.wa.gov/dshs/dshsforms/forms/14_001.pdf

Application for cash, medical, food benefits

http://www.wa.gov/dshs/geninfo/pubs3.html

DSHS publications

Food Banks/Hot Meals, City of Seattle Human Services Department

http://www.cityofseattle.net/humanservices/csd/default.htm

Information on where to go for food bags or hot meals

Northwest Justice Project, 206-461-1519

http://www.nwjustice.org

Advocate/legal information on debt, education, employment, family, government benefits, healthcare, housing immigrants, senior citizens, youth, Native Americans. Information in many languages.

King County Community and Human Services

http://www.metrokc.gov/dchs/mhd/vendors.htm#Mental%20Health%20PHP%20Vendors

Mental health and chemical dependency resources

Metro Online Information

http://transit.metrokc.gov/

Information on planning a bus trip, bus passes, timetables, etc.

Patient Assistance Programs for prescription medications

www.rxassist.org

Inclusive listings and applications by drug and/or manufacturer name

Seattle area drug hotlines and treatment resources

http://depts.washington.edu/adai/hotlines.htm

Drug treatment resources, etc.

Seattle King County Dental Society 206-443-7607

www.skcds.org

Dental resources

Seattle Housing Authority 206-239-1500

www.sea-pha.org

Information/ resources for low-income housing

Senior Information & Assistance (Senior IA) 206-448-3110

www.seniorservices.org

Excellent resource for all things related to seniors

Screening for many entitlement programs

Senior Rights 206-448-5720

Social Security Online

http://www.ssa.gov

Information on retirement, disability, survivorís benefits, SSI, Medicare, Medicaid

SHIBA 800-397-4422

http://www.insurance.wa.gov/consumers/shiba/default.asp

Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) Consumer Help line. Information on health insurance access and coverage.

Washington State Basic Health 800-826-2444

http://www.hca.wa.gov/contact.shtml

Information and application for Basic Health

Where To Turn Plus& (WTT+) 206-448-3110

www.crisisclinic.org

Resources available in book form or online (prepared by the Crisis Clinic, above). A copy of this book is at the Social Work desk.

Note: For other counties contact the Community Information Lines:

Pierce County 253-572-4357
Snohomish County 425-258-4227
Kitsap County 360-377-0053