To find services now, call 2-1-1 (just like dialing 911). King County 2-1-1 Community Information line has professional information and referral specialists who can refer you to the programs best able to meet your needs. They have up to date information on more than 5,000 services and 1,500 social service agencies.
In addition, the Redmond Library is hosting a series of informational events for community members in needs. They will be held on the first Wednesday of the month from September through March 2016. Experts on employment, legal issues, youth, homelessness, food, health, and mental health will be on site and available to help. Click here for flyer.
The following is a list of programs funded in part by the City of Redmond. The City tries to support a full spectrum of services, from the basics of food and shelter to employment and counseling services. However, there are hundreds of other services available, including some additional teen resources, all accessible through 2-1-1 or on their website.
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Community Liaison - Provides job development services to people with disabilities and educates and recruits community employers.
Catholic Community Services
Emergency Assistance - Provides rent and utility assistance.
Harrington House - Transitional housing program for homeless pregnant or newly parenting women and their children.
Volunteer Chore Services - Volunteers provide free chore assistance and transportation to low-income older adults and adults living with disabilities.
Child Care Resources
Child Care Consumer Education and Provider Quality Improvement - Assists families by assessing their child care needs, providing referrals to providers and community resources, and providing education about quality child care.
Child Care Financial Assistance - Provides child care scholarships to parents who have moderate or low incomes.
Homeless Child Care - Provides case management and child care subsidies to homeless families.
Chinese Information and Services Center
Cultural Navigator Program - Helps Chinese, Vietnamese, Spanish, Russian, Korean, and Indian language (Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Urdu) speaking immigrants access information and services in the community. Located at the Together Center in Redmond, and Mini City Hall in Crossroads.
Congregations for the Homeless
Drop In Center - Provides daytime services (showers, meals, internet access and case management) to Eastside homeless or low income men. Located at First Congregational Church, 752 NE 8th St in Bellevue.
Housing - Provides rental subsidies and case management to homeless men moving into their own housing.
Outreach – Provides outreach and case management, referrals and access to resources for individuals experiencing homelessness across the Eastside.
Shelter - Provides shelter, meals, case management and some job assistance for homeless men. Location varies. Call 425-614-6506 to access.
Consejo Counseling & Referral Service
Domestic Violence Community Advocacy - Provides culturally and linguistically appropriate outreach and engagement, information and referral services, advocacy-based counseling, safety planning, legal advocacy and support groups for Latina/o survivors of domestic violence.
Crisis Line - Provides a free and confidential telephone crisis intervention and support service to anyone in emotional crisis or needing help. 24-hour crisis line: 206-461-3222 or 1-866-4CRISIS.
King County 211. Provides people with information and referrals to services. call 2-1-1 or 206-461-3200 or 1-800-621-INFO.
Teen Link - A confidential and anonymous help line answered by teens for teens. Teen Link also conducts youth suicide prevention training in schools and in youth organizations. Call 206-461-4922 or 1-866-TEENLINK.
Eastside Baby Corner
Meeting Basic Needs for Children - Distributes essential goods (diapers, clothing, baby food) for children.
Eastside Legal Assistance Program
Provides free or low-cost yet high quality civil legal services to low-income residents.
Elder and Adult Day Services
Day services including healthcare and social therapy to adults with disabilities.
Friends of Youth
Healthy Start - Home visit to young parents, offering parent education, developmental screenings, and facilitating parent child interaction.
Homeless Youth Services - Helps homeless youth and young adults access shelter and transition into permanent housing.
The Landing Shelter - Provides emergency shelter for homeless young adults, ages 18-24. Located at 16225 NE 87th Street, Suite A1 in Redmond.
Primary Dental Care - Delivers ongoing comprehensive dental services to adults and children.
Primary Medical Care - Offers medical services for preventive, urgent, acute, and chronic health conditions.
Provides psychiatric rehabilitation and employment support services to adults with mental illness.
Adult Education - Provides basic skills training to residents through: GED preparation; Adult Basic Education (ABE) tutoring/classes in reading, writing, and math; and ESL classes.
Emergency Food - Provides food assistance through emergency feeding program to individuals in crisis and/or bi-monthly food bank services. The Redmond Food Bank is located at 16725 Cleveland Street.
Emergency Financial Assistance - Addresses the emergency financial needs of families in crisis for eviction prevention, motel vouchers, utilities help, and medical prescriptions and other needs.
Family Development Program - A long term voluntary case management program that serves low income families in North and East King County who are at risk of homelessness.
Housing - Provides emergency shelter, transitional housing and case management.
Jewish Family Services
Refugee and Immigrant Services - Provides resettlement services for refugees and immigrants, including individual and family assessment and case management, social services, English as a Second Language classes, pre-employment and employment services, and citizenship services.
Provides behavioral health consultations and trainings to child care providers throughout King County.
King County Sexual Assault Resource Center
Comprehensive Sexual Assault Services - Support services for child, youth, and adult victims of sexual violence and their families. 24-hour crisis line: 800-825-7273 or 888-99-VOICE.
Lake Washington Schools Foundation
LINKS Mentoring - A volunteer and mentoring program that supports at-risk students.
Community Advocacy Program - Provides a variety of direct services designed to address the immediate needs of survivors of domestic violence and their children.
My Sister's Home - Provides immediate, safe, confidential shelter; legal support, counseling, basic needs such as food and clothing, and domestic violence advocacy. 24-Hour crisis line: 425-746-1940.
Provides support to those whose lives have been impacted by severe mental illness through community forums, classes, and information and referral.
Meals on Wheels - Provides home-delivered meals and liquid supplements to homebound elders.
Volunteer Transportation - Helps to meet the transportation needs of King County seniors by providing personalized, free transportation services.
Sound Mental Health
Child and Family Services Community Services - Provides community-based mental health care and wraparound facilitation to children and adolescents with severe emotional and/or behavioral problems.
Low-Income Counseling - Provides comprehensive assessment and treatment to low income individuals.
The Sophia Way
Sophia's Home - Addresses a continued shortage of affordable housing for homeless women on the Eastside.
Sophia's Place - Homeless shelter for adult women, with case management and support services. Located at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 3030 Bellevue Way NE in Bellevue.
Eastside Homeless Women's Center - Place for single homeless and very low-income women at imminent risk of homelessness to drop in and get their basic needs met. Located at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 3030 Bellevue Way NE in Bellevue.
Neighborhood School House - A community learning and family support center based at Redmond Elementary School.
Youth Eastside Services
Early Intervention - A comprehensive program designed to improve mental health functioning by providing and increasing community access to mental health services, substance abuse treatment, and social services.
Family Net - Provides comprehensive, free-of-charge social services to youth/families, on-site at Redmond Elementary and Rose Hill Elementary to solve serious problems at home, school or community.
Latinos Unidos - Provides a variety of youth services to identified at-risk Latino youth at Redmond High School working in collaboration with school and other community entities as warranted.
Family Village - Provides transitional housing for homeless families with children for up to 18 months.