Resources

Helplines, Hotlines, Community and Treatment Resources

Complied by Counseling Services, Shoreline Community College
 

We invite you to use these resources. If you would like to talk to someone at the College regarding these resources or other concerns, please contact Counseling Services at 206-546-4559. We also invite you to access ULifeline, an anonymous, confidential, online resource center for college mental health.

Alcohol/Drug Helplines Emergency Shelters
Alcohol/Drug Self-Help & Recovery Financial Counseling
Alcohol/Drug Treatment Programs Job Training
Child Abuse Local Food Banks
Multicultural Counseling Resources Low-Income Housing
Crisis & Support Helplines/Hotlines LGBTQIA
Domestic Violence Sexual Assault  Hotlines & Services Sexual Assault
Depression 

 Veterans

 Anxiety  Teens
 Stress  


Alcohol/Drug Helplines

Alcohol & Drug Helpline (24 hours)
www.adhl.org
206-722-3700

 

 CSAT Alcohol-Drug Referral Line
(National 24-hour help line)
1-800-662-4357

 

Washington Recovery Helpline

warecoveryhelpline.org

1-866-789-1511

24-hour help for substance abuse, problem gambling & mental health

 

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Alcohol/Drug Self-Help & Recovery 

eCheck Up To Go

The Alcohol eCheck Up To Go is an interactive web survey that allows college and university students to enter information about their drinking patterns and receive feedback about their use of alcohol. The assessment takes about 6-7 minutes to complete, is self-guided, and requires no face-to-face contact time with a counselor or administrator.


Alanon & Alateen
www.seattle-al-anon.org
206-625-0000


Cocaine Anonymous
www.caofwa.org
425-244-1150 (hotline)


Marijuana Anonymous
www.marijuana-anonymous.org
206-414-9270


Narcotics Anonymous (NA) - Seattle area
www.na.org
206-790-8888

 

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Alcohol/Drug Treatment Programs

Directory of Certified Chemical Dependency Services, Washington State ("the Greenbook")
www.dshs.wa.gov
1-877-501-2233


Seattle Indian Health Board/Thunderbird Treatment
www.sihb.org
1-800-833-6384

 

The Center – A Place of Hope

http://www.aplaceofhope.com/chemical.html

1-888-771-5166

 

Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Addiction Treatment Center
www.pugetsound.va.gov
206-762-1010
1-800-329-8387

 

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  Anxiety 

 

Anxiety and Depression Association of America
www.adaa.org

Lists resources, support groups and professionals who specialize in anxiety, panic and phobias.

 

Help Guide

http://www.helpguide.org/topics/anxiety.htm

Free resources to help you resolve mental health issues

 

National Institute of Mental Health

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml

 

The Unabridged Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection

http://www.dr-bob.org/vpc/

Free resource information related to anxiety and other topics

 

ULifeline

http://www.ulifeline.org/shoreline/get_help_now

An anonymous, confidential, online resource center for college mental health

 

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Child Abuse

Child Abuse Hotline
www.childhelpusa.org
1-800-422-4453
Child help programs and services include residential treatment services (villages); children's advocacy centers; therapeutic foster care; group homes; child abuse prevention, education and training.


Child Protective Services
www.dshs.wa.gov
1-866-363-4276
Offices within local communities are responsible for receiving and investigating reports of suspected child abuse and neglect.

 

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Multicultural Counseling Resources

 

Shoreline Community College Counseling Center
www.shoreline.edu
206-546-4559
FOSS Building 5229
Serve currently registered SCC students. Offer counseling to students who experience a range of personal, emotional and psychological concerns. Also offer career counseling.  Sessions are confidential and free. Brief counseling model.


Asian Counseling & Referral Service
www.acrs.org
206-695-7600
Offers a broad array of human services and behavioral health programs to Asian Pacific Americans.

 

Catholic Community Services of Western Washington
www.ccsww.org
206-328-5696
Focus is on those individuals, children, families, and communities struggling with poverty and the effects of intolerance and racism.


Center for Human Services
www.chs-nw.org
206-362-7282
Offers a range of services including counseling. Services are open to children, adolescents, and adults of any income range.

 

Consejo Counseling & Referral Service for the Latino Community

http://consejocounseling.org/

206-461-4880


Country Doctor Community Clinic, Seattle
www.countrydoctor.org
206-299-1600
Provides comprehensive services including counseling for people of all ages.


Lutheran Community Services North Puget Sound
www.lcsnw.org
206-522-9472

Provides a variety of services to adults, adolescents, children, families, schools, businesses, congregations, neighborhoods and community.

 

NeighborCare Health - 45th Street Clinic, Seattle
www.psnhc.org
206-633-3350
Offers a range of services including counseling.


Wellspring Family Services - Multicultural Counseling Services
www.family-services.org
206-524-9055

 

Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA)

http://www.rewa.org/

206-721-0243

Provides holistic services to help refugee and immigrant women and families thrive

 

Seattle Counseling Service
seattlecounseling.org

206-323-1768 ext. 122

Provides comprehensive mental health and addiction services to the LGBT community.

 

Sound Mental Health
www.smh.org
206-302-2300
Economical counseling services for individuals, couples, families and groups.


Women's Therapy Referral Service
www.therapyreferral.org
206-634-2682
Therapist referral service for men, women, couples and families. An economical way to meet and interview three therapists, then pick the one that best fits you and your needs. 

 

Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)
www.dshs.wa.gov
206-341-7424
907 NW Ballard Way, 1st Floor
Seattle, WA 98107
Provide food and cash assistance, medical insurance, mental health services and treatment for addictions, and child care assistance.

 

 

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Crisis Support and Helpline/Hotline Services

24-Hour Crisis Line
www.crisisclinic.org
206-461-3222
866-4CRISIS (427-4747
TTY:  206-461-3219
Telephone services provide immediate, confidential assistance for people in emotional stress and in need of help.


Crisis Clinic
www.crisisclinic.org
206-461-3200
800-621-4636
TTY: 206-461-3610
Search the online directory of health and human service programs to find resources like food banks (food pantries), emergency shelters, transportation, health clinics, rent or utilities assistance, legal help, and much more.  If you need additional assistance, you can also call 2-1-1 to speak directly with an Information & Referral Specialist.

 

Crisis Chat –online

Crisischat.org

-Online emotional support. Lifeline Crisis Chat is a service of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline that can provide online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services. The chat specialists are here to listen and support you through whatever difficult times you may be facing.

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Chat now: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

 

CDC-INFO (Formerly known as the CDC National STD and AIDS Hotline)

1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)

 

Harborview Center for Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC)

http://www.kcsarc.org/contact

24-Hour Sexual Assault Resource Helpline (888) 998-6423 

 

HIV/AIDS Hotlines
WA: 1-800-272-2437

National: CDC National AIDS Hotline

TTY: 1-888-232-6348 (24/7)

English and Spanish

 

The Trevor Lifeline (Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth)
866-4-U-TREVOR (1-866-488-7386)

 

National Sexual Assault Hotline

24-hour online hotline: http://online.rainn.org

1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)

 

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
1-866-331-9474

 

Treatment Referral Hotline (Substance Abuse)
1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)

 

Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-562-6025

(Language interpreters are available)

 

Veterans’ Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255), press 1

 

 

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Emergency Shelters

 

DESC - Downtown Emergency Service Center
www.desc.org
206-464-1570 ext.3033
517 3rd Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
Walk-in for Intake M-F 7:30am-5pm.  Serving Women 18 years of age and older and Men 60 years of age or older.


Salvation Army - Gethsemane Shelter
www.salvationarmynw.org
206-621-0145
Gethsemane Lutheran Church
911 Stewart St.
Seattle, WA 98101
Serving Men 18 years of age or older. Walk-in for Intake Daily 8am-4pm, first 30 nights free, $5 per night thereafter, cash only.


YWCA
www.ywcaworks.org
206-461-4882
Emergency Shelter Downtown Seattle
YWCA programs help families meet basic survival needs with housing, crisis intervention, counseling and community resource referral services, as well as access to health care, food, clothing and transportation at no charge.


Pathways for Women
www.ywcaworks.org
425-774-9843 ext. 226
6027 208th St. SW
Lynnwood, WA 98036
Provides emergency shelter and transitional housing for women and their children.


Solid Ground Family Shelter
www.solid-ground.org
206-694-6836
Call for availability: M-F 8:30am-5:00pm. Voicemail available, please leave a message once a week. Able to serve families of all sizes and compositions. Housing located in North Seattle and Capitol Hill neighborhoods.


Seattle Housing and Resource Efforts: Women’s Housing Equality & Enhancement League (SHARE/WHEEL) 
www.sharewheel.org
Individuals each night find safety, shelter, dignity, and respect in SHARE self-managed shelters. 

 

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Financial Counseling

 

Clear Point - Northgate
www.clearpointfinancialsolutions.org
877-877-1995
Provides free credit, housing, and bankruptcy counseling and help with debt management.


Hopelink - Shoreline
www.hope-link.org
206-440-7300
Free Tax Preparation (For Those Who Qualify)
15809 Westminster Way N
Shoreline, WA 98133
Free tax service provided by IRS-certified, multilingual volunteers. No appointment necessary.

 

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Job Training, Support & Employment Services    

 

Shoreline Community College Workforce Education

16101 Greenwood Avenue North

Shoreline, WA 98133

http://www.shoreline.edu/workforce/

206-546-5882

 

Goodwill Job Training Center

www.seattlegoodwill.org/jobtraining
206-631-8457
14500 15th Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
Help individuals with skill building including, Customer Service Training, Adult Basic Education, Computer Literacy and English as a Second Language. Also help with case management, job training and retention.


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation - Lynnwood
www.dshs.wa.gov
425-673-3180
20311 52nd Ave W, Suite 300
Lynnwood, WA 98036

Helps job seekers find employment and job training.

 

Employment Security Department – Washington State

http://www.esd.wa.gov/uibenefits/index.php

 

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Intersex and Allies (LGBTQIA) 

 

Shoreline's LGBTQIA Counseling website

Individuals can find information and on campus, community and online resources related to LGBTQIA

 

Local Food Banks & Campus Service

 

ElCentro de la Raza

http://www.elcentrodelaraza.org/what-we-do/

The Francis Martinez Community Service Center and its diverse and bilingual Human and Emergency Services address the immediate aspects of human suffering such as hunger, healthcare, and homelessness, through programs such as La Cocina Popular Hot Meal, Food Bank, and subsidized healthcare assistance.

 

Hopelink - Shoreline
www.hope-link.org
206-440-7300
15809 Westminster Way N
Shoreline, WA 98133
Provides food for families in crisis and helps to educate families about nutrition and grocery budgeting. Also offers food services for seniors and people with disabilities.

 

Food Lifeline

https://foodlifeline.org/

Food Lifeline supports food bank, food pantry, or hot meal program close to you. This food is free and available to you, even if you don’t qualify for SNAP or EBT. Food bank, food pantry and hot meal programs hours vary, so we suggest contacting them before your first visit.

 

Volunteers of America

Greenwood Food Bank
206-782-6731
9747 Greenwood Ave. N
Seattle, WA

The Greenwood Food Bank serves families with a three-day/nine-meal emergency food ration. The Food Bank coordinates a fresh produce home-delivery program that delivers to seniors and disabled individuals.

 

Shoreline Community College (SCC) Food Pantry

206-546-4715 - Women's Center

206-533-6618 - Multicultural Center

Serves SCC students by providing resource information and emergency food services

 

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Low-Income Housing 

Seattle Housing Authority
www.seattlehousing.org
206-239-1500

Provides public housing properties, including subsidized senior housing, throughout the city of Seattle.


HUD-U.S. Department of Housing
www.hud.gov/
206-220-5101
M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm
Lists properties throughout Washington that offer HUD-subsidized rentals.


Lifelong AIDS Alliance-Housing
www.lifelongaidsalliance.org
Lists low-income transitional and permanent housing properties throughout King County. Includes properties that may accept tenants with past evictions, criminal histories, no citizenship/immigration documentation, and special needs related to age and/or disability. Site is provided by Lifelong AIDS Alliance. 

 

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  Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Services & Hotlines

 

Asian Counseling Services & Referral Service

206-695-7600

A broad array of human services and behavioral health programs for Asian Pacific Americans

 

API Chaya

http://www.apichaya.org/

206-467-9976

Serves survivors in crisis and raises awareness of domestic & sexual violence, and human trafficking in the Asian, South Asian & Pacific Islander community.

 

Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services

http://www.adwas.org/

206-922-7088 VP

 

Consejo Counseling & Referral Service for the Latino Community

http://consejocounseling.org/

206-461-4880

 

Harborview Center for Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC)

http://www.kcsarc.org/contact

24-Hour Sexual Assault Resource Helpline (888) 998-6423

 

Legal Voice

206-621-7691

Legal information and referral

 

New Beginnings
www.newbegin.org
206-522-9472
New Beginnings provides services to those whose lives have been affected by domestic violence - physical, emotional, or sexual abuse.

 

Northwest network for Bi, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse

http://nwnetwork.org/

206-568-7777

Support, advocacy and community education

 

Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA)

http://www.rewa.org/

Provides comprehensive culturally and linguistically appropriate services to refugee and immigrant communities. 

 

Sexual Violence Law Center

http://svlawcenter.org/section_home/index.htm

206-624-0621

Legal advocacy and public education

 

Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-562-6025

(Language interpreters are available)

 

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Stress (online resources)

 

The Unabridged Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection

http://www.dr-bob.org/vpc/

 

Help Guide.org – Stress Management

http://www.helpguide.org/mental/stress_management_relief_coping.htm

 

Teen’s Health

http://teenshealth.org/Search01.jsp

 

ULifeline

http://www.ulifeline.org/shoreline/get_help_now

 

Veterans United Network

http://www.veteransunited.com/network/

 

Crisis Clinic Care Strategies

http://crisisclinic.org/find-help/crisis-line/self-care-strategies/

 

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Teens

 

Teen’s Health

http://teenshealth.org/Search01.jsp

 

Teen Line

https://teenlineonline.org/Teen Line

Teens helping teens

 

The Unabridged Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection

http://www.dr-bob.org/vpc/

Free resource information related to anxiety and other topics

 

Washington Recovery Helpline

http://warecoveryhelpline.org/for-teens/

 

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
1-866-331-9474

 

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Veterans

 

Shoreline Community College –

Office of Special Services - Veterans Programs

FOSS Building, Rm 5226

16101 Greenwood Ave N

Shoreline, WA 98133

 

El Centro de la Raza

http://www.elcentrodelaraza.org/what-we-do/human-and-emergency-services/

Provides enhanced outreach to Women Veterans & Veterans of Color. 

 

National Association for Black Veterans

http://www.nabvets.org/

 

Washington State Veterans Center

http://www.dva.wa.gov/

Veterans’ Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 24 Crisis Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255), press 1

 

Veterans United Network

http://www.veteransunited.com/network/

 

Veterans’ Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255), press 1

 

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