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American Red Cross
Interpretation services in person and by telephone twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

Crisis Clinic
Offers a telephone service for people in emotional distress. Includes Community Resources Online - a comprehensive directory to health care and childcare, job training, education and recreation, retirement, disability and social service information.

Housing, Health and Human Services
Responsible for recommending, implementing and providing supportive services for Seattle's low-income and homeless citizens.

Washington Connection

Screening and application form for Washington State assistance and benefits programs.



Senior Citizens



Lifelong Recreation Community Resources for Seniors
Organizations and resources that are available to seniors in the Greater Seattle area.

Mayor's Office of Senior Citizens
Links to a variety of programs and services for older people and people with disabilities in the Seattle-King County area.

Sound Generations

The largest non-profit agency serving older people in Washington. Provides programs and services for seniors and their families. Previously called Senior Services.

Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Information to help older adults and their family members make informed long-term care decisions.






Lambert House
Located on Capitol Hill, Lambert House is a center for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning youth and their allies that encourages empowerment through the development of leadership, social and life skills.

Teen Link
If you're a teen and want to talk with another teen anonymously and confidentially about whatever is on your mind, call or email the Crisis Clinic's Teen Link.


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