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Resources for Community Support and Justice at Seattle Central College: People Experiencing Low-Income

This guide is a collection of King County resources for our diverse community, as well as a statement of support for all of our students.

About this Guide

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! 

Need Help?

24 Hour Crisis Line
Available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day
Toll Free: 1.866.4CRISIS or 1.800.427.4747
Seattle: 206.461.3222 / TTY: 206.461.3219

Suicide Prevention Hotline
Washington Suicide and Crisis Hotlines
1.800.SUICIDE or 1.800.275.TALK 

Domestic Violence

Alcohol/Drug Help Line (24–hours daily)
206.722.3700 or 1.800.562.1240

Community Resources

  • Northwest Justice ProjectLegal services in tribal, federal or state court matters serving low-income clients who identify as Native American and who live in King County or have a case in King County courts.
  • North HelplineServes low-income households without health insurance. Drop-in clinic offers basic health care for acute illnesses and injuries.
  • Compass Housing AllianceTransitional and permanent housing for low-income individuals and families. Programs include specialty housing and supportive services for seniors, veterans and other populations..
  • Casa LatinaServes low-income Latino immigrants. Offers English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, day labor dispatching, domestic workers training, social support and bilingual Spanish-English wage-claim advocacy.
  • Filipino Community of SeattleServes low-income refugees and immigrants. Programs for survivors, a food bank and senior health and nutrition programs. Citizenship classes and referral for immigration law issues.
  • Neighborhood House: Serves low-income individuals who are legal permanent U.S. residents. Offers assistance to individuals seeking U.S. citizenship including citizenship and ESL classes. 

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