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!
In response to the ongoing attacks on members of our Asian American & Pacific Islander communities, the library is compiling this expanding our list of resources with organizations and activities recommended by our campus colleagues. Ask a librarian about strategies to combat the misinformation that feeds anti-Asian violence.
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
AANAPISI: With a special focus on Asian American and Pacific Islander students, the AANAPISI Center's services are to help Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students, as well as ALL students at South Seattle College.
Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation: ACLF Northwest is a community-based, nonprofit organization that trains and supports the leadership and civic engagement of Asian Pacific Islanders with a commitment to social justice, community empowerment and public service.
APIChaya: "API Chaya seeks to end systemic violence in our communities. We have served thousands of people and worked with dozens of community groups for community organizing and education regarding prevention of sexual and domestic violence, exploitation, and human trafficking."
Asian Counseling and Referral Services: ACRS promotes social justice and the well-being and empowerment of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and other underserved communities – including immigrants, refugees, and American-born – by developing, providing and advocating for innovative, effective and efficient community-based multilingual and multicultural services. ACRS offers counseling and community referral services, a free legal clinic, citizenship/language classes, computer/media workshops, and actively partners with other community organizations for ongoing programming.