Our communities have a great deal of support in King County, and knowing where to look for assistance and camaraderie in stressful times is important. Remember, we are stronger together!
24 Hour Crisis Line
Available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day
Toll Free: 1.866.4CRISIS or 1.800.427.4747
In Seattle: 206.461.3222 / TTY: 206.461.3219
Suicide Prevention Hotline
Washington Suicide and Crisis Hotlines
1.800.SUICIDE or 1.800.275.TALK
Alcohol/Drug Help Line (24–hours daily)
206.722.3700 or 1.800.562.1240
"We strive to provide a respectful and effective learning environment for all students in the pursuit of their educational goals. Seattle Central enrolls and supports students whose status in the U.S. is undocumented. We recognize that everyone should have a right to access higher education, and undocumented students make essential contributions to our campus, community and nation."
--Statement on Dreamers from Seattle Central College's website.
ACLU Washington State: Local branch of a national organization charged with protecting civil rights and civil liberties at a legislative level.
Catholic Immigration Legal Services: "Catholic Immigration Legal Services (CILS) provides quality legal immigration assistance to low-income residents of Washington. Currently, CILS provides free citizenship/N-400 application assistance to people who are currently on public benefits or living in the city of Seattle, and free citizenship and green card assistance to refugees and asylees who have been in the U.S. less than five years. CILS has two office locations: Seattle and Mt. Vernon."
Immigration Counseling and Advocacy Program (ICAP): A program of Lutheran Community Services Northwest, ICAP provides immigration legal counsel and assists with complex immigration forms at a low cost. Additionally, it can provide referrals to trusted and experienced immigration lawyers.
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project: "Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education."
REWA: Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) is an award-winning, nationally recognized nonprofit that provides holistic services to help refugee and immigrant women and families thrive. In 32 years of work with multi-cultural communities, we have refined our services to most effectively promote integration and self-sufficiency. All of our services are designed to quickly and effectively stabilize clients, promote acculturation, increase language proficiency, and improve employability.
Both Seattle Central College and Highline Community College have additional collections of local area resources.