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


 Anxiety  Teens

Alcohol/Drug Helplines

Alcohol & Drug Helpline (24 hours)


 CSAT Alcohol-Drug Referral Line
(National 24-hour help line)


Washington Recovery Helpline


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

Cocaine Anonymous
425-244-1150 (hotline)

Marijuana Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) - Seattle area


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Alcohol/Drug Treatment Programs

Directory of Certified Chemical Dependency Services, Washington State ("the Greenbook")

Seattle Indian Health Board/Thunderbird Treatment


The Center – A Place of Hope



Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Addiction Treatment Center


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Anxiety and Depression Association of America

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


Help Guide

Free resources to help you resolve mental health issues


National Institute of Mental Health


The Unabridged Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection

Free resource information related to anxiety and other topics



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


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Child Abuse

Child Abuse Hotline
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
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
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
Offers a broad array of human services and behavioral health programs to Asian Pacific Americans.


Catholic Community Services of Western Washington
Focus is on those individuals, children, families, and communities struggling with poverty and the effects of intolerance and racism.

Center for Human Services
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


Country Doctor Community Clinic, Seattle
Provides comprehensive services including counseling for people of all ages.

Lutheran Community Services North Puget Sound

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


NeighborCare Health - 45th Street Clinic, Seattle
Offers a range of services including counseling.

Wellspring Family Services - Multicultural Counseling Services


Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA)


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


Seattle Counseling Service

206-323-1768 ext. 122

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


Sound Mental Health
Economical counseling services for individuals, couples, families and groups.

Women's Therapy Referral Service
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)
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
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
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

-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)

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:

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


National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline


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


Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline

(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
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
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.

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
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
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)
Individuals each night find safety, shelter, dignity, and respect in SHARE self-managed shelters. 


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Financial Counseling


Clear Point - Northgate
Provides free credit, housing, and bankruptcy counseling and help with debt management.

Hopelink - Shoreline
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



Goodwill Job Training Center
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
20311 52nd Ave W, Suite 300
Lynnwood, WA 98036

Helps job seekers find employment and job training.


Employment Security Department – Washington State


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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

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
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

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
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

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

HUD-U.S. Department of Housing
M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm
Lists properties throughout Washington that offer HUD-subsidized rentals.

Lifelong AIDS Alliance-Housing
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


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


API Chaya


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

206-922-7088 VP


Consejo Counseling & Referral Service for the Latino Community



Harborview Center for Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC)

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


Legal Voice


Legal information and referral


New Beginnings
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


Support, advocacy and community education


Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA)

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


Sexual Violence Law Center


Legal advocacy and public education


Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline

(Language interpreters are available)


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Stress (online resources)


The Unabridged Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection


Help – Stress Management


Teen’s Health




Veterans United Network


Crisis Clinic Care Strategies


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Teen’s Health


Teen Line Line

Teens helping teens


The Unabridged Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection

Free resource information related to anxiety and other topics


Washington Recovery Helpline


National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline


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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

Provides enhanced outreach to Women Veterans & Veterans of Color. 


National Association for Black Veterans


Washington State Veterans Center

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


Veterans United Network


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


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